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Question 1: królik, plural królewięta - "petty kings", used especially of magnates with large fiefdoms in ________ or Ukraine; rather negative (król in Polish means "king", but the diminutive królik also means "rabbit");

Question 2: Titles from offices however were very popular: see ________.
Polish–Lithuanian CommonwealthKanclerzSzlachtaOffices in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Question 3: Magnate, from the ________ magnas, a great man, itself from Latin magnus 'great', designates a noble or other man in a high social position, by birth, wealth or other qualities.
Medieval LatinLate LatinVulgar LatinClassical Latin

Question 4: The ensuing conflict between these powerful nobles (and their successors) and whoever was king led to the aristocratic wars known as the ________.
EnglandHistory of EnglandRichard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of YorkWars of the Roses

Question 5: ________ (this article lists the families of the magnate class, or higher nobility).
Hieronim Augustyn LubomirskiList of szlachtaFeliks Kazimierz PotockiJerzy Sebastian Lubomirski

Question 6: In this period, despite laws governing succession, most of the succession was determined not as much by ________ as by military victory.

Question 7: Henry VII also used the ________ to have powerful nobles executed.
EnglandStar ChamberHenry VIII of EnglandCharles I of England

Question 8: ________ would continue this approach in his reign; he inherited a survivalistic mistrust of nobles from his father.
Elizabeth I of EnglandCharles I of EnglandEdward VI of EnglandHenry VIII of England

Question 9: In reference to the ________, the term is often used to distinguish higher territorial landowners and warlords such as counts, earls, dukes and territorial-princes, from the baronage.
Early Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesMiddle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 10: In the Middle Ages a ________ sometimes held territory as a magnate, collecting the revenue of the manors and the associated knights' fees.


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