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Great Famine
contemporaries interpreted as a recurrence of the biblical "seven lean years".
Black Death
Brought by black rats; carried by fleas; killed millions
Buba (or boil)
gave the disease its name and caused agonizing pain
Flagellants
people who whipped and scourged themselves as penance for their and society's sins, in the belief that the Black Death was God's punishment for humanity's wickedness
Crery
in nothern France: English longbowmen scored a great victory over French knights and crossbowmen
Agincourt
were the English king Henry V gained the field over vastly superior numbers.
Joan of Arc
whose vision and work revived French fortunes and led to victory
Representative Assemblies
flourished in many European coutries
Nationalism
the feeling of unity and identity that binds together a people
Babylonian Captivity
referring to the seventy years the ancient Hebrews were held captive in Mesopotamian Babylon
Schism
Division
Conciliarists
believed that reform of the church could best be achieved through periodic assemblies, or general councils, representing all the Christian people
Statute of Kilkenny
states that "there were to be no marriages between those of immigrant and native stock ect....
Merchet
a fine is paid to the lord for a woman's marriage
Banns
public announcements that the couple planned to marry, to allow for objections to the union
Jacquerie
a massive uprising caused by frustrations of the French peasantry
Racism
characterized the attitudes of colonists toward native peoples
Dalimil Chronicle
a survey of Bohemian history pervaded with Czech hostility toward Germans
Peasant revolts
Flanders was the most highly urbanized region in northern Europe