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What is the time period from 500 A.D to 1500 A.D in which Christianity was the most important factor?

Middle Ages

Medieval

What is the word that comes from Latin that also means "Middle Ages"?

Medieval

What did the Pope, Missionaries, and Monks spread all over Europe?

Christianity

What are people that try and convert others to a specific religion called?

Missionaries

What is the name of the place where monks live/communities of monks?

Monasteries

Although monks lived apart from society, what four things did they do FOR society?

Run schools


Acted as Doctors


Collected ancient writings from Greece and Rome


Helped spread Christianity

Under the rule of King ___, the Franks became Christian.

Clovis

Clovers

Who was the very tall and strong Christian king who led the Franks in conquering most of the old Roman Empire and built schools across Europe?

Charlemagne

What did the invasions of the Vikings, Magyars, and Muslims cause to be develop?

feudalism

Who was the first to create feudalism?

the Franks

What is feudalism?

A way of trading loyalty for protection.

Who were the seafaring people that invaded England and northwestern Europe?

Vikings

What did the Knights receive in exchange for the pledge of loyalty to a lord?

a fief

What was a knight that promised protection for a lord in exchange for land called?

Vassel

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did Serfs receive for farming a lords land?

a place to stay and protection from invaders

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did Serfs receive for farming a lords land?

a place to stay and protection from invaders

people who were tied to the land are called

Serfs

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did Serfs receive for farming a lords land?

a place to stay and protection from invaders

people who were tied to the land are called

Serfs

Who defeated the British King in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings?

William the Conquerer

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did Serfs receive for farming a lords land?

a place to stay and protection from invaders

people who were tied to the land are called

Serfs

Who defeated the British King in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings?

William the Conquerer

What did William the Conquerer bring to Britain after he invaded and conquered it?

feudalism

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did Serfs receive for farming a lords land?

a place to stay and protection from invaders

people who were tied to the land are called

Serfs

Who defeated the British King in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings?

William the Conquerer

What did William the Conquerer bring to Britain after he invaded and conquered it?

feudalism

What woman had great political power and married 2 kings- France and England

Eleanor of Aquitaine

What did a noble become when he gave a knight land for protection and promised the king military support?

Lord

What was the land given to a noble called?

Manor or Estate

What did Serfs receive for farming a lords land?

a place to stay and protection from invaders

people who were tied to the land are called

Serfs

Who defeated the British King in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings?

William the Conquerer

What did William the Conquerer bring to Britain after he invaded and conquered it?

feudalism

What woman had great political power and married 2 kings- France and England

Eleanor of Aquitaine

What are the two reasons why European cities began to grow?

Many people moved into the city (growth in pop. = growth in trade)