Medieval history quiz

It is one of the most turbulent periods of history, popularised by Chaucer, Magna Carta and the Black Death. Test your knowledge of the Middle Ages with this quiz written by Dr Catherine Rider, a senior history lecturer at the University of Exeter. She specialises in the religious and cultural history of Europe in the late Middle Ages.

People praying for relief from the bubonic plague, circa 1350. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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