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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What shocking news does Katherine learn about the king's plans?
(a) He lied to the serfs to stop the riots but has no intention of setting them free permanently
(b) He will soon strip all royalty and landed gentry of their titles
(c) He will suggest that all of Europe merge into one, creating a union
(d) He lured the duke back to England to execute him
2. How does Katherine feel about being back at Kettlethorpe?
(a) She now appreciates it
(b) It makes her sick but she has to push herself to endure being there
(c) She sees it as a chance to decorate it her way
(d) She is punishing herself with memories of Hugh
3. Who is now the master at Kettlethorpe?
(a) Robert Sutton
(b) Cob o'Fenton
(c) John Ball
(d) Hawise's husband Jack
4. Who is making bloody threats against the king?
(a) Katherine's son Thomas
(b) Blanchette, who appears out of nowhere
(c) John's brother of Gloucester
(d) Catalina, daughter of Costanza and John
5. On what day of what year does Henry of Bolingbroke get married?
(a) July 15, 1380
(b) March 15, 1380
(c) Christmas Day, 1380
(d) New Year's Day, 1380
Short Answer Questions
1. When Blanchette, who loves Robin, refuses to marry Ralph of Hastings, what does she say to Katherine?
2. Where does Katherine feel she should now return?
3. King Richard rides right up the front line of rebels and tells them that he is now their leader as they wished him to be. How do the rebels react?
4. How old is Katherine now?
5. Where is the trial of John Wyclef held, and why there?
Short Essay Questions
1. Although Alice Perrers is free again and with the king, this status is short-lived when what happens? And what does she do?
2. Katherine and John enjoy only three married years together. She lives another four years, during which Richard confiscates all Lancastrian estates and watches her son Henry return to England and fight for his rights. Did you ever think she should have just remained at Kettlethorpe and not married the duke?
3. What state of mind is the duke now in?
4. To what country is the duke assigned, and to do what?
5. What comment does Baron de la Pole make about Katherine that displeases the duke but might be very true politically?
6. The Duke has grown quite mad with his obsession over his heritage. While Katherine talks to him, she learns that someone is at the root of John's fears. Who is this person?
7. Who is Lady Julian and what does she help Katherine do?
8. It is ironic that Katherine goes back to Kettlethorpe?
9. Does Katherine have a "happy ever after" ending?
10. Although Katherine and the duke are still not married, they openly show their relationship. What are some examples of how they do that?
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