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Medieval vocabulary

Tradition Belief custom or old way of doing something.
Issue To put something forth officially.
Transform To change something completely.
Document Piece of appear that has official information on it.
Establish To set up or start something.
Expel To force something to leave a place.
Impose To introduce something and force people to accept it.
Economy System by which country's money and goods are produced and used.
Clergy The Clergyis the group of people who give their lives to serve the church as priests monks and higher church officials.
Pope Leo III In 799 Charlemagne received an important visitor Pope Leo III.
Coronation Charlemagne seemed surprised by his Coronation or crowing ceremony.
Pope Gregory VII In 1073 a monk named Hildebrand became Pope Gregory VII.
secular He issued a list of rules declaring his supreme authority over both church and secular or nonchurch leaders
Henry IV It is easy to imagine how Henry IV the Holy Roman Emperor at the time reacted to Gregory new rules.
excommunicate To excommunicate means to exclude a person from a church or a religion community.
William the Conqueror In late September 1066 William of Normandy who became know as William the Conqueror invaded south England.
King John King John claimed to ruled Normandy in France.
common law Common law is a body of law that has developed from custom and from judges decisions rather than laws passed by a law making assembly
habeas corpus habeas corpus refers to a court order to bring an arrested person before a judge or court.
Writ A jailer who received a writ or court order.
Parliament A Parliament is an assembly of representative who makes laws.
Pilgrim A Pilgrim is a religious person who travels to a holy place of shrine.
Crusade A Crusade or Christian religious war.
Heresy A Heresy is a belief that is rejected by official church doctrine.
Inquisition The Inquisition was a church court designed to investigate and judge heretics.
Reconquista The movement to drive the muslims from Spain was called the Reconquista or reconquest.
Isabella Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella of Castile Leon.
Ferdinand Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella of Castile Leon.
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