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Chapter 8 Vocabulary

World History

TermDefinition
Medieval medius= middle aevuum=age
Frontier forest outskirts of civilization
Missi dominici lords messengers
Curriculum formal course of study
Feudalism pledge of service for land
Vassal lesser lord
Feudal Contract exchange of pledges
Fief estate
Knight warrior on horse.
tournament mock battle.
chivalry code of conduct.
troubadour wandering poet.
manor lord’s estate.
serf peasant bound to land.
tithe one tenth income.
secular worldly
papal supremacy pope rule over secular rule.
canon law Church law.
excommunication denial of sacraments.
interdict order against entire town.
simony selling of Church office.
friar monk not isolated.
anti-Semitism prejudice against Jews.
Charter written rights for town
Capital money for investment
Partnership united merchants
Bill of Exchange de facto check
Tenant Farmer farmer who paid rent
Middle Class merchants, traders, artisans.
Usury excessive interest on money loan
Guild artisan association
Apprentice intern
Journeyman salaried worker
Created by: JosephPaulson