MIDDLE AGES CROSSWORD 1S E R F 2A B 14B O T 10 1D 8J A H 17 E 3 H U M O U R C U 4F A I R R S 5T O W N E Y P 13B N I N 3K I A V 6C O N S 6T A N T I N O 15P L E E I R A K O R G A L P S 2S H D 7S 11L A V E I Q T E O T U 5W 8M 9O N A S T E 16R Y 9I D E A S R N A R R D 10K I N G 12 E 4G 7A E M S 11T O U R N A M E N T O D T L N M Across 1) A person considered to be in the lowest class in medieval period was called a serf. 2) The head of a monastery was known as the Abbot. 3) In medieval times the body was considered to be made up of four elements known together as the humour. 4) Larger towns held a fair once or twice a year. 5) If a town gained the freedom to govern itself it was given a document called a charter. 6) Constantinople was invaded in the same year Gutenburg invented the printing press (1453). 7) In the later medieval period laws were passed that meant that people were less likely to become a slave. 8) Prior to the printing press most writing was by monks in a monastery. 9) Because many things that we now know were first discovered in the medieval period, we could say that new ideas were the most important result of the middle ages. 10) A King was expected to support the crusades. 11) Knights fought mock battles in a Tournament. Down 1) Towns were built for two reasons. One reason towns were built was for better defence. 2) A boy of fourteen who looked after the belongings of a Knight was known as a squire. 3) The knight was expected to follow a code of chivalry. 4) Both the Muslims and the Christians believed that God was on their side. 5) Throughout the medieval period most countries were subjected to war. 6) During the middle ages towns became trade centres, just as they are today. 7) During the later Middle Ages works of art began to incorporate the use of visual perspective. 8) In later medieval times trial by jury was developed. 9) Trial by ordeal was a common method of assessing guilt in the early Middle Ages. 10) Hospitals were developed in the middle ages to look after the sick. 11) Christians were forbidden by the church to loan money and charge interest. 12) Only men could become Knights. 13) The Bank was developed in the middle ages to assist with business development. 14) The scientist Bacon was imprisoned by the church because of his criticism and experimentation. 15) The head of the church was known as the Pope. 16) If a knight was captured in battle he would sometimes be held for ransom rather than be killed. 17) The university was developed in the middle ages to increase knowledge and learning.
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