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Damlimil Chronicle
a late medieval Bohemian history showing strong Czech hostility towards Germans.

One German prince offered 100 marks of silver "to anyone who brought him 100 noses cut off of the Germans."

Intermarriage was forbidden in many places.

Reflect a racism that not only pervaded the lives of frontier peoples at the end of the Middle Ages but also sowed the seeds of difficulties still unresolved today.
People starved because of a lack of food due to inflated prices and severe weather. Great Famine.
Activities of the clergy during the plague
Often exemplary. Priests, monks, and nuns cared for the sick and buried the dead. When physicians were unavailable, priests gave what ministrations they could. Mortality rate was phenomenally high. In their pastoral responsibilities, some clergy did things that the church now would vigorously condemn. The institutional church has traditionally opposed laymen, and especially laywomen administering sacraments but the shortage of priests were high.
Economics of the Black Death
The Black Death brought on a general European inflation. High mortality produced a fall in production, shortages of labor and workers’ demands for higher wages put guild masters on the defense. They retaliated with measures such as the Statute of Laborers (1351) (unsuccessful). The price of what in most of Europe increased, as did the costs of meat, sausage, and cheese. This inflation continued to the end of the 14th century. Wages in the towns rose fasters increase in per capita wealth. The greater demand for labor meant greater mobility for peasants in rural areas, and the broad mass of people enjoyed a higher standard of living. Population decline meant a sharp and for industrial workers in the towns and cities.
100 Years' War- English Kings were supported by some of the French Barons because...
they wanted to halt Phillip IV's effort to absorb the duchy of Aquitaine into the French kingdom
The English Statute of Laborers 1351
An attempt by the English Parliament to freeze the wages of English workers at pre- 1347 levels. Such statutes could not be enforced and thus were unsuccessful.
Consequences of the 100 Years' War
local government fell apart when the sheriffs had to fight aboard; severe impact on economics and society in both England and France; war promoted nationalism; and greater power of the English Commons
What happened to Rome during the Babylonian Captivity?
Lost a great source of revenue during the absence of the papacy.
Direct cause of the 100 Years' War
Philip seized Aquitaine
Immediate cause of the English peasant rebellion in 1381
Adult males were once again forced to pay a head tax