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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where is Costanza while the duke and Katherine publicly travel around England together?
(a) In Paris
(b) In Hertford
(c) In Castile
(d) In Stratford-Upon-Avon

2. What does Richard do after the Duke of Lancaster's death?
(a) He goes into seclusion in the tower and mourns his death for six months
(b) He kicks Katherine and her children out of Windsor
(c) He confiscates all of the Lancastrian estates
(d) He executes every last member of the Lancaster clan

3. What shocking news does Katherine learn about the king's plans?
(a) He lured the duke back to England to execute him
(b) He lied to the serfs to stop the riots but has no intention of setting them free permanently
(c) He will soon strip all royalty and landed gentry of their titles
(d) He will suggest that all of Europe merge into one, creating a union

4. Who does the king's squire, Robin, think is a challenge for the duke?
(a) Katherine and Costanza
(b) The peasants
(c) The wealthy bishops
(d) Costanza

5. Katherine sends a letter to the duke. In it she asks him to:
(a) Send her children to Kettlethorpe where she will raise them
(b) Be with Costanza, for she'll make him happier than Katherine ever could
(c) Look for Blanchette but not worry about the other children
(d) Keep her children with him because she's too ashamed to meet them again

6. What is the reaction of the servants to Katherine's return to Kettlethorpe?
(a) They don't react much, because Robert Sutton is the real boss
(b) They are happy and hopeful for the future
(c) Skeptical because they're all new and have no idea what to expect of her
(d) Disappointed because she reminds them of the ugly past

7. Who tries to help Katherine and Blanchette escape from the angry mobs?
(a) Princess Joan
(b) The Earl of March
(c) Brother William
(d) The Duke of Lancaster

8. What controversial statement does John Wyclef make about the sacredness of Mass?
(a) That it should not be held on Sundays, but on Wednesdays
(b) That the wine and the wafer are really the body and blood of the Virgin Mary
(c) The wine and the wafer are mere symbols, not the actual body and blood of Christ
(d) That the wine and the wafer should be replaced by brandy and cake

9. Who offers to take a message to the king on John's behalf?
(a) Baron de la Pole
(b) Robert Sutton
(c) Percy of Northumberland
(d) Costanza, Queen of Castile

10. As Katherine approaches Walsingham, she thinks of one word to describe her life since leaving the convent. What is that word?
(a) Depressing
(b) Happy
(c) Generous
(d) Evil

11. Katherine manages to stop the duke on his rampage by telling him she no longer wears his ring because:
(a) It has lost its meaning
(b) It's too large
(c) It's too small
(d) She discovered he gave the same one to Costanza

12. What is the main message or theme of this chapter?
(a) If you're powerful, you will go crazy.
(b) That when you're stressed out, it's good to rest and wake up hungry
(c) Always question who your parents are.
(d) That love conquers all.

13. When Blanchette, who loves Robin, refuses to marry Ralph of Hastings, what does she say to Katherine?
(a) She tells Katherine she's wonderful and glad to have half-siblings
(b) She says nothing, thinking the silent treatment is the best response
(c) She calls Katherine a lovely creature
(d) She calls Katherine the duke's creature who gives birth to his bastards

14. Katherine has great reservations about marrying Robert Sutton, now one of Lincoln's "foremost citizens". Why?
(a) He's too unattentive, and she needs someone to fawn over her constantly
(b) He's possessive, and he doesn't seem to like children
(c) He's never at home and hates bringing her on his travels
(d) She worries he'll love her children more than he says he loves her

15. Now legitimately married to John, and their children legitimized as well, Katherine is back at Windsor Castle. But are the ladies in court happy to have her back?
(a) No, they are not tolerant
(b) They don't have time to think about Katherine
(c) Not at first, but they warm up to her and become intimate friends
(d) Yes, they sing and sew together

Short Answer Questions

1. Janet, Katherine's daughter-in-law, has a theory about why Katherine doesn't see her son Thomas much. What is Janet's theory?

2. Suddenly, Blanchette becomes ill for a month. Who looks after her during her illness?

3. Because Katherine doesn't deny that she had hoped for Hugh's death, what does Blanchette now believe?

4. In a conversation with Katherine, Brother William tells her that Pieter and the two monks have been banished to Cyprus. He also tells her to:

5. Two years later the Duke of Lancaster dies after only how many years of being legitimately married to Katherine?

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