Page 86.

1. What was the character of this union?

2. What foreign invasion took place in the ninth century?

Page 87.

1. What were the provisions of the treaty of Wedmore?

2. What was the principal work of Aelfred after the treaty of Wedmore?

Page 88.

1. From what sources did Aelfred draw in the compilation of his laws?

Page 89.

1. What was the character of the first half of the tenth century in English history?

2. Who was Dunstan?

Page 90.

1. What was the character of his work?

2. What reign is known as the Augustan period of Anglo-Saxon history?

Page 91.

1. When was the feudal system introduced into England?

2. What was the character of Anglo-Saxon feudalism?

Page 92.

1. How did it differ from Norman feudalism?

Page 93.

1. Compare the Anglo-Saxon and the Danish conquests of England.

Page 94.

1. What was the character of the reign of Canute?

2. What was his great policy?

Page 95.

1. What was the character of the reign of Eadward the Confessor?

Page 96.

1. Was the Anglo-Saxon kingdom ever an absolute monarchy?

2. What was the origin of the Witenagemote?

Page 97.

1. How was the Witenagemote constituted?

2. What were its powers and duties?

Page 98.

1. What two kinds of land ownership were there among the Anglo-Saxons?

2. What was folc-land?

3. What was boc-land?

4. Were wills allowed among the Anglo-Saxons?

5. What were the regular courts?

Page 99'.

1. What were the Anglo-Saxon methods of trial?

Chapter VI

Page 101.

1. Upon what grounds was William of Normandy's claim to the English throne based?

2. What was the basis of Harold's claim?

3. How was the contest determined?

Page 102.

1. What changes in English laws and government were the immediate results of the Norman Conquest?

Page 103.

1. How did the feudalism introduced into England differ from Anglo-Saxon feudalism?

2. How did it differ from Norman feudalism?

Page 104.

1. What was the effect of the struggles between the English Kings and the barons?

2. What was Henry I's Charter of Liberties?

Page 105.

1. What other charters did Henry I grant?

2. What was the effect of the disputed succession to the throne between Stephen and Matilda?

Page 106.

1. To what race did Henry II belong on his father's side?

2. What was the effect of this ancestry?

3. What did the reforms of Henry II consist of?

Page 107.

1. What was the character of the government of John?

Page 108.

1. What was Magna Charta?

2. What has been its influence and effect?

Page 109.

1. What were its four principal provisions?

Page 110.

1. Compare the work of the reformers of the thirteenth century with that of those of the seventeenth.

Page 111.

1. What changes had taken place in the Curia Regis prior to the time of Simon de Montfort?

Page 112.

1. What innovations were made by Simon de Montfort in the Parliament of 1265?

2. When was this new principle of representation finally adopted?

3. What was the general character of the government and reforms of Edward I?

Page 113.

1. When was Parliament divided into two houses?

2. What was the character of the reign of Edward II?

Page 114.

1. What rights did the House of Commons succeed in establishing during the reign of Edward III?

Page 115.

1. What was the cause of the War of the Roses?

2. Upon what grounds were the claims of the House of Lancaster to the English throne based?

3. Upon what grounds were the claims of the House of York to the English throne based?

Pages 116 -118.

1. What was the result of the war as to the question of the kingship?

2. What was the effect of this war upon the House of Lords?

3. What was the effect of this war upon the House of Commons?

4. What was the effect of this war upon the liberties of England?

Page 119.

1. What was the character of the English government during the Tudor period?

Page 120.

1. What was the position of the House of Commons during the Tudor period?

Page 121.

1. What was the theory of James I as to the position of the King of England?

2. What was the view on this subject held by the mass of the English people?

Page 122.

1. What rights were claimed by the first Parliament of the reign of James I?

Page 123.

1. What were the two great weapons of the House of Commons in their contest against the Stuarts?

Page 124.

1. What position was taken by the nobility of England in the contests during the seventeenth century?

2. What were the relations between the King and the courts?

Page 125.

1. How does Hallam sum up the work of the House of Commons during the reign of James I?

2. What was the Petition of Right?

3. What were its provisions?

Page 126.

1. What was the effect of the Petition of Right?

Pages 127-128.

1. What was the policy of Charles I towards Parliament?

Page 128.

1. What was ship money?

2. When and from whom might it legally be collected?

3. When and from whom did Charles I attempt to collect it?

4. Who resisted its payments in the courts?

5. What was the decision in this case?

Page 129.

1. What caused the summoning of the Long Parliament?

Page 130.

1. What abuses were abolished by the Long Parliament during the first few months of its existence?

Page 131.

1. What caused the division among the members of the Long Parliament?

2. What was the "Great Remonstrance"?

Page 132.

1. What causes led up to the war between Charles I and Parliament?

Page 133.