Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Friday, November 15, 2013
2) What makes the Holy Grail so holy?
3) The tree that stands central in Norse cosmology is called what?
4) What would you do with a fletch?
5) What is the 16th century term for the cross guard of a sword?
6) A free standing shield for archers and crossbowmen was called what?
7) Could you take a ride in a medieval herce?
10) Would a windlass help your arbalest?
How many did you get?
2)It is thought to be the cup Christ used at the Last Supper.
3)Yggdrasil. Say that 10 times fast, I dare you.
4)Hopefully you have more than one or two, it's going to stabilize your arrow in flight.
7)Nope, a herce was a frame for supporting candles and was very uncomfortable to ride in.
8)It was a large piece of stale bread used as a tray for other food.
9)Like a crossbow. Only much, much bigger.
10)Indeed, among its many uses a windlass could be used to cock a crossbow.
1-3 Someone smells of elderberries...
4-6 There is hope for you squire.
5-9 We are graced by your royal patronage.
10 You're already on the internet. Might as well cheat.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Thursday, September 20, 2012
1) If you liked someone would a philtre help?
2) What was Saint Elmo's fire (before the movie in the 80's)?
3) What would you be doing if you were caught scutching?
4) I'd like a tayador around Thanksgiving, but why?
5) What are the four cardinal virtues according to Plato?
6) Would you walk into a housse or wear it?
7) If you got mail during this time would you be a warrior or just really popular?
8) What musical instrument had chanters?
9) You may know what a damsel is, but what's the male equivalent?
10) Could I see you through a fenester?
1) Possibly, it was a potion/drug thought to excite feelings of passion
2) Static electricity that gathered and could be seen at the tops of masts, tall trees and yard arms
3) You'd be beating the tar out of cotton and the like to get rid of impurities
4) It's a large carving plate and serving dish
5) Justice, Prudence, Fortitude, Temperance
6) Wear it silly, it was a long, wide shawl trimmed with fur
7) Warrior...grunt, it described the armorers art of linking metal rings together for protection in battle
8) Bagpipes, they were the reed pipes attached to a windbag (no, not me) that created the melody
9) Damoiseau, which generally described a young gentlemen not yet a knight in status
10) If my eyes were open, it's a window
Be honest, how many did you get right?
1-3 Back to the fields peasant!
4-6 Welcome land owner
7-9 Your royal knowledge will take you far my liege.
10 Seriously, you cheated again?