Tipo di esercizi
Scelta multipla,
Completamento aperto,
Completamento chiuso,
Posizionamento,
Trova errore,
Vero o falso,
Domande in serie
Libro
Performer Heritage vol.1
Capitolo
The Tudors
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Henry VII
Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences.

1. Henry VII became the first Tudor king at the end of the ________.
2.The king ________ high taxes and ________ noble people to have their own armies.
3. In 1496 the king ________ John Cabot to explore ________ America: the Tudor flag was planted in Nova Scotia.
4. During Henry VII's reign ________ introduced the Humanism of the Renaissance into Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
5. The king ________ to marry his son and heir to Catherine of Aragon.
6. On his death in ________, England was economically stable and at ________ with France and Scotland.
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The English Renaissance
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The Renaissance developed in England later than in Europe and had its own characteristics. The influence of France was immense; however, England tried to free itself from what was connected to the Church of Luther. The main feature was its strong Catholic and Puritan basis, influenced by the Reformation. The literature of the period lacked the religious serenity of the Italian Renaissance and was more committed to the visual arts.
Trova erroreTrova errore
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Henry VIII
Complete the sentences with the correct information.

1. Henry VIII became king at the age of ________ and married his brother's ________, Catherine of Aragon.
2. When Martin Luther issued his anti-Catholic ________, Henry attacked him and the Pope gave the king the title of 'Defender of the ________'.
3. Catherine gave Henry a daughter, ________, instead of a male heir.
4. As the ________ refused to declare Henry's marriage invalid, the king broke with Rome, divorced Catherine and married ________, who gave birth to a girl, Elizabeth.
5. The Act of Supremacy declared Henry 'the Supreme Head of the ________'.
6. As ________ and religious powers were now united in the monarch, ________ were suppressed and their riches confiscated.
7. The land of the monasteries was bought by the new ________ class, accessing, in this way, a ________ of the nobility.
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Edward VI
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Edward VI was 14 when his father died. During his reign, as a consequence of the Catholic Reformation, religious services were held in Latin instead of English. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, prepared the Book of Common People, which was made obligatory with the Act of Supremacy. In 1553 the young king died. He had named Lady Jane Grey, his Catholic cousin, as his successor, but she never became queen because she was taken prisoner in a Protestant plot.
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Mary I
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A: Mary I was not Henry VIII's daughter.
B: Mary I declared herself queen.
C: Mary I wanted to bring Catholicism back to England and was given the name 'Bloody Mary' because she had a lot of Protestants burnt at the stake.
D: Mary I married Edward II of Spain, which created an alliance between England and Spain against France.
E: In 1558 Mary I fell ill and was obliged to leave the throne to her half-sister Elizabeth.
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The Virgin Queen
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Elizabeth I
A: consolidated the Reformation and reintroduced the Acts of Supremacy and Uniformity, which brought the publication of the Articles of Anglican faith.
B: wanted to get married but did not receive any proposals.
C: went on 'royal progresses' (tours) around the country to show her power.
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Exploring the sea
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A: He brought African slaves to America.
B: He sailed to South America to hunt for gold.
C: He was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world.
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Danger from Scotland and from Spain
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During ________'s reign, Mary, Queen of Scots, was the Catholic claimant to the English throne. When the Scots forced her to ________ in favour of her one-year-old son, James, she moved to England hoping for help from Elizabeth, her cousin. Instead, she was arrested, kept prisoner and eventually ________ for treason.
In the same period, Spain prepared an ________ to invade Britain, because ________ wanted to bring England back under the Church of Rome. This was the most serious naval ________ in the country's history, but the English ships, which were faster and better armed, managed to defeat the Armada and to ________ England's supremacy at sea.
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The chain of being
Read the following sentences and say whether they are true or false.
A: In the Tudor period a general concept of the universal order inherited from the Middle Ages and represented as a chain of being was adopted.
B: In the chain of being nothing was fixed; on the contrary, there was some mobility from one rank to the next.
C: The forms of life in the chain of being were not complete and new forms of life might appear.
D: In the structure of the chain of being, the position of man was unique, binding together all the levels in the chain.
E: Subordination and unity were also naturally applicable to the State: the monarch became the symbol of stability and unity.
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Humanism in a changing world
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1. The introduction of the chain of being was used to try to ________ a world which was ________.
2. The English Renaissance saw the discovery and exploration of new ________.
3. New cultural influences seriously questioned the old order of ________.
4. Copernicus ________ a heliocentric model of the solar system in which the ________ no longer occupied the central place it had in the Ptolemaic system.
5. As a consequence of the new discoveries and thoughts, there was a new interest in ________.
6. The greatest influence on the literature of this period was Humanism, a word derived from ________ referring to a course of classical studies aimed at improving man through ________.
7. Humanism was also called 'New Learning' in England: its pillars were the importance of human ________, the value of ________ and the ________ of modern English as a literary medium.
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