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Question 1: Following the downfall of ________ and the subsequent split of the Saxon tribal duchy into several territories, the name of the Saxon duchy was transferred to the lands of the Ascanian family.
Frederick I, Holy Roman EmperorHenry the LionLothair III, Holy Roman EmperorAlbert the Bear

Question 2: ________, Charlemagne's successor, reportedly treated the Saxons more as Alcuin would have wished, and consequently they were faithful subjects.
Charles the BaldLothair ILouis the PiousCharles the Fat

Question 3: Their sacred tree or pillar, a symbol of ________, was destroyed.
SaxonsThorGermanic paganismIrminsul

Question 4: The Continental Saxons living in what was known as ________ appear to have consolidated themselves by the end of the 8th century.
AnglesGermanyOld SaxonySuebi

Question 5: According to tradition, however, the Saxons (and other tribes) first entered Britain en masse as part of a deal to protect the Britons from the incursions of the ________, Irish, and others.
PictsKenneth MacAlpinScotlandDál Riata

Question 6: In the ninth century, the Saxon nobility became vigorous supporters of monasticism and formed a bulwark of Christianity against the existing Slavic paganism to the east and the ________ of the Vikings to the north.
Germanic paganismNorse paganismNorse mythologyNorse pagan worship

Question 7: One of the other tribes was the Germanic ________, whose name, taken together with that of the Saxons led to the formation of the modern term, Anglo-Saxons.
AnglesSuebiFrisiansGermanic peoples

Question 8: East Saxons: created the ________.
Egbert of WessexMerciaWessexKingdom of Essex

Question 9: A Saxon unit of ________ had been settled at Bayeux — the Saxones Baiocassenses — since the time of the Notitia Dignitatum.
LaetiRoman EmpireAuxiliaries (Roman military)Roman Navy

Question 10: The label "Saxons" (in Romanian 'Saşi') was also applied to German settlers who migrated during the 13th century to southeastern Transylvania (________) in present-day Romania.
Administrative divisions of the Kingdom of HungarySrijem CountyKingdom of HungaryHistory of Hungary


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