Beat the teacher quiz: could you major in medieval history in the US?

So you consider yourself a history whiz... but could you major in medieval history in the US? Try your hand at these questions set by Simon Doubleday, a professor of history at Hofstra University, New York.

Prof Doubleday's principal area of research is medieval Spanish history. He is also editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies. He is currently writing a biography of King Alfonso the Wise, which will be published by Basic Books.


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