Margery Kempe

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Margery Kempe

This is a quiz related the The Book of Margery Kempe.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Margery Kempe's son?
    • A. 

      Birger

    • B. 

      Benedicte

    • C. 

      Karl

    • D. 

      Anonymous, she never mentions his name.

  • 2. 
    What is Candlemas Day?
    • A. 

      Christmas

    • B. 

      Feast day celebrated the Thursday after Trinity Sunday

    • C. 

      Feast day commemorating Mary’s purification after childbirth and presentation of baby Jesus in the Temple.

    • D. 

      Margery’s birthday

  • 3. 
    Who was the “broken-backed man”?
    • A. 

      Richard of Ireland

    • B. 

      Edmund of England

    • C. 

      Judas of Jerusalem

    • D. 

      John of England

  • 4. 
    Professor Susan Morrison’s favorite medieval topic of discussion (at least this semester) while writing her new book?
    • A. 

      Middle English translation

    • B. 

      Medieval penetentials

    • C. 

      Medieval excrement

    • D. 

      Medieval religious rituals

  • 5. 
    Who is Margery Kempe's husband?
    • A. 

      Richard

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Benedicte

  • 6. 
    How many children did Margery Kempe have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      None, she was chaste

    • D. 

      5

  • 7. 
    What town is Margery's birthplace?
    • A. 

      Canterbury

    • B. 

      Kings Lynn

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Paris