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Battle of Neville's Cross: Quiz


Question 1: A stalemate resulted that lasted until the afternoon, when the English sent ________ forward to harass the Scottish lines.
FlatbowLongbowArcheryEnglish longbow

Question 2: Along the way, they sacked the priory of ________ and burned the territory around their line of march (not unlike the English in France at the time).

Question 3: The fate of the unfortunate David II of Scotland is immortalised in ________’s play Henry V.
Shakespeare authorship questionHamletShakespeare's lifeWilliam Shakespeare

Question 4: It was not, however, a large army and what men were available were split into two separate groups: 3,000–4,000 men from ________, Northumberland and Lancashire, with another 3,000 Yorkshiremen en route.
WestmorlandCounty townCumberlandCumbria

Question 5: The Battle of Neville's Cross took place to the west of ________, England on 17 October 1346.
DurhamNewcastle upon TynePeterboroughChester

Question 6: King David was brought back to England and imprisoned at Odiham Castle (King John's Castle) in ________ from 1346 to 1357.

Question 7: After taking Liddesdale (and bypassing Carlisle after being paid protection money), the Scots moved on toward their ultimate goal of Durham and ________ after more than a week's march.
North YorkshireWest YorkshireYorkshireYorkshire and the Humber


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