Restoration of Royal Authority quiz

Charlotte Peacock
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AS - Level A Level History Revision (2.Restoration of Royal Authority) Quiz on Restoration of Royal Authority quiz, created by Charlotte Peacock on 03/18/2014.

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Charlotte Peacock
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Question 1

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Thomas Becket was made chancellor of England in which year?
Answer
  • 1155
  • 1166
  • 1175

Question 2

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Henry spent the first 5 years of his reign rebuilding a stable government in England.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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How did Henry restore royal authority within England. Select 7 answers
Answer
  • Asked all the barons who had increased in power to leave the country
  • The Inquest of the Sheriffs - Corrupt sheriffs were dismissed and replaced
  • Ordering the surrender of all royal lands which had been given away/lost during Stephen's reign
  • Ordering the murder of any baron who refused to give up their lands
  • Destroying private illegal castles built throughout Stephen's reign
  • Introducing new coinage
  • Created more earldoms, electing more, new earls who fully supported the King
  • Created no new earldoms. Also reduced the powers of existing earls
  • Expulsion of foreign mercenaries
  • Reintroducing forest law

Question 4

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Finances paid into the exchequer were inconsistent, thus led to further enquiry
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Who were the figures in the bureaucratic government, enforcing royal authority in Henry's absence?
Answer
  • Thomas Becket and Malcolm King of Scots
  • Queen Eleanor, Earl Robert of Leicester and Richard de Lucy
  • Queen Eleanor and Richard

Question 6

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What year did the Inquest of Sheriffs take place?
Answer
  • 1170
  • 1166
  • 1189

Question 7

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In 1154 there were 24 earls in England. How many were there by 1189?
Answer
  • 22
  • 12
  • 15

Question 8

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During the Inquest of Sheriffs, how many of the 29 sheriffs were removed?
Answer
  • 22
  • 29 (all)
  • 12

Question 9

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Henry introduced the new coinage in 1158?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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The reintroduction of forest law was popular
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Which one of these answers was NOT an offence of forest law?
Answer
  • Waste (cutting down trees for firewood)
  • Assart (clearances to create new arable land)
  • Farming/rearing animals
  • Making enclosures