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52 Cards in this Set

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Section 1: Wergild
The amount paid by a wrongdoer to the family of the person he or she injured or killed.
A divine intervention in which was said to protect those who are innocent.
Diocese or office of a bishop.
The bishop of Rome and leader of the church who were known to be Peter's successors.
A man who separates himself from ordinary society to dedicate himself to God.
The practice of living the life of a monk.
A person sent out to carry a religious message.
Women who withdrew from the world to dedicate themselves to God.
Those who were superior to Nuns and were in charge of convents in which Nuns lived in.
Section 2: Feudalism
A political and social order used to find a powerful lord who could offer protection in return for service.
Feudal contract
A set of unwritten rules that determined the relationship between a lord and his vassal.
A man who served a lord in a military capacity.
Heavily armored Calvary.
The grant of land made to a vassal.
Contests where knights could demonstrate their fighting skills.
An ideal of civilized behavior among the nobility.
Section 3: Common Law
Law that was common to the whole kingdom.
democratic governments legislature.
Magna Carta
A document constituting rights and privileges.
Many social groups organized by the political powers people attain.
Section 4: Patriarch
The male head or one in charge.
A split or division between strongly opposed sections.
A medieval military expedition made by Europeans to gain Holy land back from the Muslims.
A person who does not believe in religion.
Section 1 continued: Clovis
A paleo-Indian culture of central and North America dated back to about 11,500-11,000 years ago.
King of the Franks during 751 till his death.
Gregory I
A pope also called Saint Gregory the Great who was known well for his writings.
King of the Franks who united Western Europe during the middle ages and laid the foundations for modern France and Germany.
Saint Benedict
The Benedict or leader of Norcia and is honored for being the patron saint of Europe.
Carolingian Empire
the empire of the Franks ruled by the carolingian dynasty.
Section 2 continued: Magyars
A member of a people who originated in the Urals and migrated westward to what is now Hungary.
A landlocked country in Central Europe and is boarded by Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Slovenia, Serbia, Austria and Croatia.

Scandinavian seafaring pirates who raided and settled in northwestern Europe.

A geographical region in France that is divided into two regions: Lower and Upper Normandy.
Eleanore of Aquitaine
One of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe in the middle ages.
Section 3 continued: William of Normandy
The first Norman King of England.
Henry II
A ruler who ruled as Count of anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine and many more.
Thomas a Becket
Archbishop of Canterbury. He is seen as a saint by the catholic church and the Anglican communion.
The capitol and most populous city in France.
Phillip II Augustus
Capetian king of France who reigned from 1180 to 1223.
Otto I
He was a German King and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 962 until 973.
An Indo-European ethnolinguistic group living in Central Europe, Eastern Europe, North Asia and Central Asia.
The capitol and largest city in Ukraine.
Alexander Nevsky
Served as Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev, and Grand Prince of Vladimir.
Section 4 continued: Constantinople
The capitol city of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman Empires.
A byzantine emperor from 527 to 565. He revived the empires greatness and tried to reconquer the lost western half of the Roman empire.
A geographic region in western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River.
A company in western Asia boarding Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, and Israel to the southwest.
A geographical region, also called a peninsula, located in southeast Europe.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
A French abbot and the primary builder of the Cistercian order.
The first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty.
Pope Innocent III
One of the most powerful and influential popes that ruled from January 8 1198 till his death.