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Hide (unit): Quiz


Question 1: It continued in use for some time after the Norman Conquest of England, notably in the ________: the hide was not a fixed area of land.
CornwallDomesday BookYorkshireSurrey

Question 2: In areas added to Anglo-Saxon kingdoms (such as ________ added to Wessex) the hidation will be later than in other areas.

Question 3: For instance, at an early date in the 11th century, ________ was assigned 3,200 hides, while Staffordshire was assigned only 500.

Question 4: In later Anglo-Saxon England, each ________ was assigned a round number of hides, for which it would be required to answer.
CityIndependent cityProvinceCounty


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