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Philippa of Lancaster: Quiz


Question 1: She moved from ________ to Sacavém and called her sons to her bedside so that she could give them her blessing.

Question 2: [1] She was well read in Greek and Roman scholars such as Pliny and ________, and was diligent in her study of religion.
Greco-Persian WarsAlexander the GreatAncient GreeceHerodotus

Question 3: Philippa showed considerable knowledge of trade and politics in suggesting that the King send an armed expedition to the African city of ________[citation needed].
PortugalCeutaMascarene IslandsMelilla

Question 4: This marriage was the final step in the Anglo-Portuguese Alliance, against the ________-Castile axis.
FranceUnited KingdomCanadaItaly

Question 5: She was remarkably well educated for a female at the time, and studied science under Friar John, poetry under Jean Froissart, and philosophy and theology under ________.
Protestant ReformationCatholic ChurchThomas AquinasJohn Wycliffe

Question 6: Katherine had close ties with ________ (her sister, Philippa Roet, was Chaucer’s wife).
The Knight's TaleThe Canterbury TalesGeoffrey ChaucerThe Legend of Good Women

Question 7: Ferdinand (1402-1443) "the Saint Prince," a warrior, who was captured during the Disaster of Tangier and died a prisoner of the ________.
MoorsSpainBerber peopleAl-Andalus

Question 8: John (1400-1442), Constable of Portugal, Lord of Reguengos, the grandfather of two 16th century Iberian monarchs, Manuel I of Portugal and ________;
Isabella, Princess of Asturias (1470–1498)Ferdinand II of AragonJoanna of CastileIsabella I of Castile

Question 9: Philippa knew that the conquest and control of Ceuta would be quite lucrative for Portugal: it would mean the control of the African and Indian ________.
Spice tradeNutmegBlack pepperClove

Question 10: Philippa became Queen consort of ________ through her marriage with King John I.
SpainPortugalEast TimorGreece


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