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Question 1: Welsh sources suggest that Oswiu campaigned in Wales in the late 650s, imposing tribute on the Welsh kings who had previously been Penda's allies such as Cadafael, the battle-dodging ________.
Kingdom of GwyneddHistory of Gwynedd during the High Middle AgesHistory of WalesWelsh people

Question 2: He established himself as ________, setting up his son-in-law, Penda's son Peada as a subject king.
List of monarchs of MerciaEnglish monarchs family treeBorjiginGerman monarchs family tree

Question 3: [39] Equally, 665 would be a year when, as Bede writes, "that Easter was kept twice in one year, so that when the King had ended ________ and was keeping Easter, the Queen and her attendants were still fasting and keeping Palm Sunday".
Great LentLentJesusGood Friday

Question 4: Peada and Ealhflæd took a missionary group, including ________ and Diuma, to establish a church in their lands.
DunstanCeddWilliam LaudMellitus

Question 5: On Æthelfrith's death, his sons and their supporters fled Northumbria, finding sanctuary among the ________ and Picts of northern Britain and Ireland.
Gaelic IrelandGaelsCeltsScoti

Question 6: ________, writing about a century after Oswiu's death, describes him as "very just, with equitable laws, unconquered in battle but trustworthy in peace, generous in gifts to the wretched, pious, equitable to all".
NorthumbriaCharlemagneAlcuinBede

Question 7: In 664 at the ________,[37] Oswiu accepted the usages of the Roman Church, which led to the departure of Bishop Colman of Lindisfarne.
BedeWilfridSynod of WhitbyCeltic Christianity

Question 8: Peada was ________ at Ad Murum—in the region of Hadrian's Wall—by Aidan's successor Finan.
Protestant ReformationBaptismInfant baptismLutheranism

Question 9: Oswy was a collector of Holy Relics, for example Pope Vitalian sent filings from Saint Peter's chains to ________ in the seventh century.
Edwin of NorthumbriaOswald of NorthumbriaAldfrith of NorthumbriaOswiu of Northumbria

Question 10: Oswiu's first recorded action as king of Bernicia was to strengthen his position, and perhaps his claims to Deira, by marrying Edwin's daughter Eanflæd, then in exile in the ________.
EnglandKingdom of KentÆthelberht of KentHengist and Horsa







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