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After the fall of the _________ (A.D. 476), Europe was called ___________or the middle ages.
Roman Empire, Medieval
Medieval comes from the latin words _______ (middle) and ______ (age).
Germanic People and Conquered Areas
*Angles, Saxons, Jutes, - British Isles
The Germanic invaders caused much disorder and destruction, so people turned to the _______ for leadership.
________narro inlets from the sea.
___________ denmark, norway, sweden, finland and iceland.
___________ leader of the Roman Church.
_________ religious leaders of the roman church.
___________ lived among the people and instructed them how to live.
__________ lived in moasteries, never married, learned to read & write, and copied scriptures.
________ woman who devoted their lives to the Roman Church.
What wrong things were taught by the priests?
*You couldn't go to heaven without help of the priests.
*You have to participate in sacrament, certain ceremonies, to be saved.
________ was the first king of the Franks (merovingian kings)
Charles became king and was known as Charles Martel meaning ___________
Charles Martels Son ________ became the new king of the Franks (carolingian)
Pepin the Short
Pepin the short is best know for making an alliance with the _________ of _______
Church of Rome
___________ lands that Pepin gave to the Church
__________ pepins son was the greatest Carolingian King.
Charlemagne divided land in _________ having several manors. Education became important and he reformed ______
People lived on a ________ during the middle ages.
The ______ lived in the Manor, a house, or a Castle.
_________ or serfs lived in villages on manors.
Manors were like a large _________ and had a _______ that everyone attended on Sunday
Serfs paid rent and worked for the _____. Serfs didn't have very many possessions and lived in very small homes. The serfs were _______ (could not leave) to the land or manor all their lives.
__________ paid less rent, worked fewer hours and could leave the Manor.
_________ empire was to large to be ruled by one man.
Charlemagnes Empire was divided among his three sons __________, ___________, and ________.
*Louis the German - Germany - spoke german
*Charles the Bold - France - spoke french
*Lothair - located between his brothers and was a source of strife.
____________ tall, blond, and fierce.
The Vikings were feared by all because the their attacks were _______ and _________.
Vikings or Norseman were from __________
The Vikings had many gods such as _____,_____,______, and _____
Odin, Thor, Frey, and Freya
The Vikings named some of their days of the week after their _______
_________ type of government that developed after Charlemages death.
A _______ was a servant of the lord
A vassal for the lord provides _________ when the lord travels through the vassal's land.
_________ a piece of land given to the vassal's by the lord.
Vassal's could divide the fief and become _________ over lesser vassal's
___________ mounted soldiers who defended the castle.
Knights wore a suit of __________, rode an __________ horse, and carried a sword, __________, battle ax, and _____
metal armor, armored, lance and sheild
3-steps to become a Knight
Age 7 - ________
Age 14 - ________.
Age 21 - ________
*Page - Learned horsemanship and fighting skills
_________ matched battle
The code of behavior for Knights is called ___________
Battle of Hastings was between ________ and __________ of Normandy
Gatwinson, Duke William
Duke William won the Battle of Hastings and became King of __________
The object of ___________ was to knock the other knight off of his horse with a blunt lance.
___________ took place in the great hall and served many different foods from __________ to _________
Banquets, cheese, pigs heads
At banquets people used _________ as plates and ate with their fingers
_________used as a home and military fortress. Was cold and dark, had living quarters for the lord's and family.