8. John and the Church

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AS - Level A Level History Revision (7. John's Reign) Quiz on 8. John and the Church, created by Charlotte Peacock on 05/06/2014.

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Question 1

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Why was Stephen Langton consecrated by the pope in 1207?
Answer
  • The two candidates sent from England were invalid
  • He was the best man for the position
  • Langton supported the Papacy, and believed in church rights over secular. Innocent believed that he could help in gain authority over John

Question 2

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When was England placed under interdict by Innocent III?
Answer
  • March 1208
  • November 1209
  • 1199

Question 3

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Why did Innocent place England under interdict
Answer
  • John refused to accept Langton as archbishop
  • John refused to accept the terms Innocent was introducing concerning the English Church
  • Innocent was keen to exert his power and try to establish over authority over John

Question 4

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John was excommunicated in March 1209 due to his continued disobedience and behaviour during the interdict placed on England a year earlier
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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State THREE reasons why John reconciled with the Pope in 1213
Answer
  • Threatened by invasion from Philip Augustus
  • Unrest from barons - suspected a possible rebellion
  • Felt constrained by the interdict/excommunications
  • Wanted to recapture his lost lands
  • Couldn't handle his lands therefore making them into papal fiefs took pressure off his responsibilities
  • Was tired of bickering with the papacy and Langton. Finally decided to accept the new archbishop

Question 6

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The reconciliation with the papacy is arguably a humiliation for John
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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John didn't gain at all from the 1213 reconciliation
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Which three of the below were terms of the 1213 reconciliation
Answer
  • Accept new rules concerning church and state proposed by Langton
  • Interdict and Excommunication lifted
  • Giving John's lands to Innocent as papal fiefs
  • Restore all church property and pay compensation of 10 000 marks
  • Allow barons to renounce their oaths of loyalty, seen as though they had no obligations to obey the King after he had been excommunicated
  • Promise not to attempt to recapture his lands oversees, as Innocent was close to Philip Augustus
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