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The Friar's Tale: Quiz


Question 1: "The Friar's Tale" is a story in The Canterbury Tales by ________, told by Hubert the Friar.
Troilus and CriseydeThe Knight's TaleGeoffrey ChaucerThe Legend of Good Women

Question 2: The tale is a satirical and somewhat bitter attack on the profession of summoner—an official in ________ who summons people to attend—and in particular The Summoner one of the other people on the pilgrimage.
Holy OrdersBishopCatholic ChurchEcclesiastical court

Question 3: Once a friar had taken ________ and given absolution to someone they could not be charged in an ecclesiastical court with the same sin.
Orthodox ChurchLutheranismAltarConfession

Question 4: A summoner who meets a yeoman one day who asks him what he does, but rather than admit he is a summoner, an odious profession, he says he is a ________.

Question 5: The Friar then says that luily friars are not under summoners' jurisdiction but the Summoner snaps back that neither are women in styves, meaning ________; which were licensed to operate by archdeacons.
BrothelUnited StatesProstitutionForced prostitution


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