The Medieval Period in England Essay
THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD (1066 – 1485). HISTORICAL POINT OF VIEW.
Brief overview of the Medieval period 2
The feudal system 3
Religion in Medieval England 4
Knights and the Code of Chivalry 5
Medieval women 7
Literature and music 10
The Black Death 12
In conclusion 13
Brief overview of the Medieval period
The term Medieval derives from the Latin words 'medium aevum' meaning the Middle Ages. The Middle Ages are so called as the middle period between the decline of the Roman Empire and prior to the period called the Renaissance. The early Middle Ages are often referred to as the Dark Ages. The period and era …show more content…
Religion in Medieval England
In Europe during the Middle Ages the only recognised religion was Christianity, in the form of the Catholic religion. The lives of the Medieval people of the Middle Ages were dominated by the church. From birth to death, whether you were a peasant, a serf, a noble, a lord or a King - life was dominated by the church. Various religious institutions became both important, rich and powerful. The lives of many Medieval people were dedicated to the Catholic church and religion.
The Catholic church was a very powerful institution which had its own laws and lands. The Catholic church also imposed taxes. In addition to collecting taxes, the Church also accepted gifts of all kinds from individuals who wanted special favors or wanted to be certain of