What was it like to live in a medieval town?

In this lesson, we will be able to describe the different aspects of town life in the medieval times. We will also be able to explain the different social structures within the towns and how they differed from the rural parts of the country.

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Quiz:

What was it like to live in a medieval town

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Q1.Which adjectives would best describe a medieval town?

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Q2.Why did towns increase in importance?

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Q3.Why was there a curfew in the towns?

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Q4.Where is York located in England?

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Q5.Which new class appeared during the medieval towns?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What was it like to live in a medieval town

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which adjectives would best describe a medieval town?

1/5

Q2.Why did towns increase in importance?

2/5

Q3.Why was there a curfew in the towns?

3/5

Q4.Where is York located in England?

4/5

Q5.Which new class appeared during the medieval towns?

5/5

Lesson summary: What was it like to live in a medieval town?

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