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Question 1: The crown of Sicily, however, was harder to gain, as the barons of southern Italy had chosen a grandson of Roger II, Tancred, count of ________, as their king.
Monteroni di LecceNardòLecceGallipoli, Italy

Question 2: In the same year Henry prepared for a ________, but, on 28 September, he died of malaria in Messina.
East–West SchismCrusadesCounter-ReformationFirst seven Ecumenical Councils

Question 3: Henry began his work besieging Naples, but he had to return to Germany (where ________ had revolted again) after his army had been heavily hit by an epidemic.
Albert the BearLothair III, Holy Roman EmperorHenry the LionFrederick I, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 4: At the Diet of Würzburg, held in April 1196, he managed to convince the majority of the princes to vote for his proposal, but in the following one at ________ (October 1196) he did not achieve the same favourable result.

Question 5: Henry felt strong enough to send home the Pisan and Genoese ships without giving their governments the promised concessions in Southern Italy, and even received tribute from the ________.
Roman EmpireWestern Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireByzantine Iconoclasm

Question 6: Henry VI (November 1165 – 28 September 1197) was King of Germany from 1190 to 1197, ________ from 1191 to 1197 and King of Sicily from 1194 to 1197.
Holy Roman EmperorHoly Roman EmpireLouis IV, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 7: After having taken the reins of the Empire from his father, who had gone on the Crusade, in 1189-1190 he suppressed a revolt by Henry the Lion, former duke of Saxony and ________ and relative of Frederick.

Question 8: ________ was betrothed to Henry in 1184, and they were married on 27 January 1186.
Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorTancred of SicilyConstance of SicilyKingdom of Sicily

Question 9: Henry was fluent in ________ and, according to Alberic of Troisfontaines, was "distinguished by gifts of knowledge, wreathed in flowers of eloquence, and learned in canon and Roman law".
Old LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireLatin

Question 10: Born in Nijmegen, Henry was the son of the emperor Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor and Beatrix of Burgundy, and was crowned King of the Romans at ________ in June 1169, at the age of four.


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