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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many guests turned out to welcome Roman Emperor Charles IV?
(a) 10,000.
(b) 1,000.
(c) 800.
(d) 100.

2. What did Coucy do in 1368?
(a) Coucy returned to England for Enguerrand's marriage.
(b) Coucy marched with an army to Spain.
(c) Coucy granted freedom to 22 towns.
(d) Coucy levied high taxes on his people to pay to be rid of the army passing through.

3. What caused the bourgeoisie to come to a peaceful settlement in regard to the King's tax policy?
(a) A disastrous battle of Ghent.
(b) The death of Enguerrand.
(c) The defeat of the Flemish at Lys.
(d) The death of the female heir to the throne.

4. What did the Cardinal do when Anjou took the throne?
(a) Fled the country.
(b) Raised money for the government.
(c) Organized a militia.
(d) Campaigned to have him removed.

5. Who was appointed Captain-General of the pope's forces in 1371?
(a) Gregory XI.
(b) Urban.
(c) Enguerrand.
(d) Visconti.

6. How do the Saracens propose to settle the conflict with France?
(a) In full warfare.
(b) By siege.
(c) In single combat.
(d) They want ten men from each side to fight.

7. How did Enguerrand punish looters?
(a) He did not punish them.
(b) Hanging.
(c) Fines.
(d) Hard labor.

8. When does Gregory return to Rome?
(a) 1377.
(b) 1394.
(c) 1384.
(d) 1351.

9. How many religious holidays did workers have to observe a year?
(a) 50.
(b) 100.
(c) 75.
(d) 200.

10. How did the Genoese present their request for French military assistance?
(a) As an inquisition.
(b) As a holy obligation.
(c) As a crusade.
(d) As a conquest.

11. What reason did Enguerrand give for wanting to stop fighting?
(a) He wanted to see to his estate and his business.
(b) He wanted to travel.
(c) He wanted to return to his family.
(d) He wanted to be made Pope.

12. What had King Charles promised on his deathbed?
(a) That the people would get to vote.
(b) That armies would be disbanded.
(c) That taxes would not be collected.
(d) That the monarchy would be dissolved.

13. Who convinced Gregory XI to hire mercenaries against the Italians?
(a) Enguerrand.
(b) Robert of Geneva.
(c) Hawkwood.
(d) Charles IV.

14. How does Enguerrand resolve his conflicting obligations?
(a) He pleads neutrality.
(b) He fights for England and hires a replacement to fight for France.
(c) He fights for France.
(d) He fights for England.

15. Enguerrand was named as a second in a force that joined Genoa against what country?
(a) Algiers.
(b) England.
(c) Turkey.
(d) Barbary.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who began to mint his own money upon news that the King of France was heading to Rome to make peace?

2. How long does a serf have to work on his master's land to be freed?

3. How common was it for women to earn wages?

4. What turn of events allowed Enguerrand's forces to defeat Visconti's?

5. How does Catherine of Siena serve Christ?

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