Reading 4th Quarter Exam

a young boy who serves a royal person
page
a rude and rough person
ruffian
when the sky is gray and cloudy
overcast
the punishment somebody receives for breaking the rules
penalty
when you’re sorry about something that happened
regret
when you look on the good side of things
optimistic
a person who is in charge of a country
ruler
when a person is held by the police or other officers of the law
under arrest
a woman whose husband is dead
widow
a tool that puts a special mark on a piece of paper
seal
the opposite of proud and conceited
humble
when you are grouchy
irritable
when you show that you are sad about a person’s death
mourn
a lord, lady, or a member of the royal family
patrician
a male servant who’s in charge of other servants
butler
people who have no money
pauper
to act with confidence and good manners
dignity
the son of a king or queen
prince
a large fight that involves a mob
riot
someone who pretends to be somebody else
impostor
What were the two main classes of people in England during the 1500’s?
rich and poor
How was the poor people’s food different from the rich people’s food?
the poor ate vegetables, but the rich ate meat.
Why didn’t the houses have electricity?
Electricity wasn’t discovered yet.
Who was Tom’s teacher?
An Earl named Hertford
What banquet is Tom supposed to attend?
The Lord Mayor’s Banquet
Why was Edward so happy when he was under the blankets?
He was warm and could sleep.
Why was the old man mad at Henry the Eighth?
He had forced him to become a hermit.
Who might try to poison a prince?
Someone who wants to be king.
How was the prince’s barge decorated?
With large shields and silk streamers.
Who was the Tudor ruler when William Shakespeare wrote plays and poems?
Elizabeth the first
How did Miles’s father and Arthur become free from the terror of Hugh?
They died
What did Tom use the seal for?
cracking nuts
The firstborn son of the English king or Queen was called the __________.
Prince of Wales
_________ taught Tom to read and write.
Father Andrew
__________ official title was The Prince of Wales.
Edward
________ had been trained in the use of swords and other battle weapons.
Edward
______ was the messenger boy.
Hugo
Miles’ castle was named _________.
Hendon Hall
_______ job was to be whipped if the prince did poorly in his studies.
Humphry’s
The _______ had to pay two pennies for rent.
Canty’s

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