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Question 1: ________ noted with favor that in the Arthurian age, worthy knights used arms of one color, suggesting 12th century heraldic ornamentation was partly pretence (Brault, 29).
Historia Regum BritanniaeGeoffrey of MonmouthKing ArthurBede

Question 2: Richard the Lionheart used such a coat of arms with two lions on a red field (Loomis 1938, 47), from which the three lions of the ________ derive.
Coat of arms of the Isle of ManRoyal coat of arms of the United KingdomCoat of arms of EnglandRoyal coat of arms of Scotland

Question 3: The ________, for instance, was assigned a red shield with three notched swords (or "seaxes").
WessexKingdom of EssexMerciaEgbert of Wessex

Question 4: ________ starts with plain white arms but later receives a shield with three bends gules signifying the strength of three men (Brault 47).
LancelotCamelotSir KayKing Arthur

Question 5: Nevertheless, the cross was regarded as Christ's emblem, and it was so used by the ________.
East–West SchismCounter-ReformationFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsCrusades

Question 6: In a similar vein, arms were attributed to ________ based on the later arms of his family's descendants (Turner, 415).
Pope Leo IXPope Gregory VIIPope Victor IIIPope John Paul II

Question 7: By the 13th century, however, numerous ________ had brought increased veneration for the instruments of the Passion.
Catholic ChurchIndulgenceRoman Catholic theologyPope

Question 8: Notable arms attributed to biblical figures include the arms of ________ based on the instruments of the Passion, and the shield of the Trinity.
JesusNew Testament view on Jesus' lifeGospelNew Testament

Question 9: Attributed arms are ________ given to legendary figures, or to notable persons from times before the rise of heraldry.
Royal coat of arms of the United KingdomUnofficial emblem of TurkeyRoyal coat of arms of ScotlandCoat of arms

Question 10: Because anthropomorphic representations of the Trinity were discouraged by the Church during the Middle Ages (Dennys, 95), the ________ quickly became popular.
God in ChristianityChristian apologeticsShield of the TrinityBiblical canon


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