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What was the name of Edward I's mother?
Margaret of France
Eleanor of Castille
Eleanor of Provence
Isabelle of France
Where was Edward I when the news came that his father Henry III had died and that he was the new king of England?
The Holy Land
According to a legend, who was responsible for saving Edward I's life whilst he was on Crusade?
A priest is reported to have cast out devils from his soul.
His minstrel is reported to have taken an arrow meant for Edward.
His wife is reported to have sucked poison from his wound.
His friend Otto is said to have stopped his runaway horse.
How old was Edward I when he became king of England?
Which famous leader of the baronial opposition had Edward had to fight against during Henry III's reign?
Earl of Gloucester
Earl of Huntingdon
Simon de Montfort
Robert de Ferrers, Earl of Derby
What was the name of the Welsh prince who provided the main opposition to Edward I in Wales?
What service did Master James of St. George provide for Edward I?
He was a member of his personal bodyguard.
He was the master of the King's household.
He was the designer and builder of many castles.
He was the King's chancellor.
What part did the Ricciardi play in Edward I's reign?
They were outstanding musicians at Edward's court.
They were foreign mercenaries who fought for Edward.
They were bankers who financed his wars.
They were a family of clergymen who became bishops.
Edward I was tall and strong and nicknamed "Longshanks" but historians record that he had one slight disability. What was it?
He was slightly blind in one eye.
He spoke with a slight lisp.
He had a large boil on one wrist.
His left arm was slightly twisted out of line.
Which measure taken by the King in 1290 was probably partly inspired by an action of his mother's some fifteen years earlier?
The expulsion of all Jews from England.
The passing of a law which forbade grants to the Church.
The ending of the war in Gascony.
The founding of a monastery in Cheshire.
In May 1291 Edward summoned the claimants to the Scottish throne to Norham in Northumberland. Which man did he eventually decide had the best claim?
The Count of Holland
Who was Andrew Moray?
A baron who was leader with Wallace in the Scottish rebellion.
The chief supporter of Robert Bruce.
The man who captured Wallace and gave him to Edward.
The chief Archbishop in Scotland
Who led the English forces that were defeated by Wallace at Stirling Bridge in September 1297?
Hugh Cressingham, the English treasurer
Earl of Northumberland
Where did the English win their victory over Wallace even though half Edward's army were Welshmen who refused to fight?
What dramatic gesture did Edward I make when his queen, Eleanor of Castille, died in 1290?
He went on a voyage to Rome.
A new chapel was built in Westminster Abbey.
A series of crosses were built from Lincoln to Westminster.
He gave huge amounts of money to the poor.
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