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Which of these four works does NOT cover the Norman Invasion of England in 1066?
Which of these four works does NOT cover the Norman Invasion of England in 1066?
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The Encomium Emmae Reginae was written for Emma of Normandy around 1041-2, and covers events in Anglo-Saxon England from the reigns of  Sweyn Forkbeard to Edward the Confessor
The Encomium Emmae Reginae was written for Emma of Normandy around 1041-2, and covers events in Anglo-Saxon England from the reigns of Sweyn Forkbeard to Edward the Confessor
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This illustration comes from a work by Al-Biruni, a famous 11th century scholar from Iran. What does it show?
This illustration comes from a work by Al-Biruni, a famous 11th century scholar from Iran. What does it show?
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The illustration from al-Biruni's astronomical works, and explains the different phases of the moon.
The illustration from al-Biruni's astronomical works, and explains the different phases of the moon.
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Where was the first university established in Europe?
Where was the first university established in Europe?
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The University of Bologna was established in 1088.
The University of Bologna was established in 1088.
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What is the Domesday Book?
What is the Domesday Book?
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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records: "While spending the Christmas time of 1085 in Gloucester, William had deep speech with his counsellors and sent men all over England to each shire to find out what or how much each landholder had in land and livestock and what it was worth."
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records: "While spending the Christmas time of 1085 in Gloucester, William had deep speech with his counsellors and sent men all over England to each shire to find out what or how much each landholder had in land and livestock and what it was worth."
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Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, better known as El  Cid, is best known for conquering which city in 1094?
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, better known as El Cid, is best known for conquering which city in 1094?
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Diaz would rule Valencia for 5 years, until his death in 1099.
Diaz would rule Valencia for 5 years, until his death in 1099.
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What was the name of the battle fought in 1071, where the Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantines?
What was the name of the battle fought in 1071, where the Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantines?
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The Seljuks were able to capture Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes at the Battle of Manzikert. After he was released, he was deposed and ultimately killed by the Byzantine nobility.
The Seljuks were able to capture Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes at the Battle of Manzikert. After he was released, he was deposed and ultimately killed by the Byzantine nobility.
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Construction began on this building in Florence in 1059. What is it?
Construction began on this building in Florence in 1059. What is it?
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Officially known as the Baptistery of Saint John, this octagonal-shaped building replaced a similar structure that dated from the 6th century.
Officially known as the Baptistery of Saint John, this octagonal-shaped building replaced a similar structure that dated from the 6th century.
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Basil II ruled the Byzantine Empire from 976 to 1025. What was nickname?
Basil II ruled the Byzantine Empire from 976 to 1025. What was nickname?
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He got the nickname Bulgar-slayer for his military victories over the Bulgarians. He was also known as Basil the Young.
He got the nickname Bulgar-slayer for his military victories over the Bulgarians. He was also known as Basil the Young.
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William Shakespeare would write a play about this 11th century Scottish king, although his historical accuracy was dubious. Who was he?
William Shakespeare would write a play about this 11th century Scottish king, although his historical accuracy was dubious. Who was he?
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Macbeth would reign from 1040 to 1057 and was not generally considered a tyrant by contemporaries.
Macbeth would reign from 1040 to 1057 and was not generally considered a tyrant by contemporaries.
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Emperor Henry IV went to Canossa to beg forgiveness from which Pope?
Emperor Henry IV went to Canossa to beg forgiveness from which Pope?
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The famous 'Walk to Canossa' took place in 1077.
The famous 'Walk to Canossa' took place in 1077.
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By the time of his death in 1035, Cnut the Great was the king of three countries. Which were they?
By the time of his death in 1035, Cnut the Great was the king of three countries. Which were they?
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The state he created has been called the North Sea Empire.
The state he created has been called the North Sea Empire.
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