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Middle Ages

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Feudalism political system- nobility gives lands to vassals in return for their loyalty; serfs worked on the land in exchange for the lords' protection
Knights warriors who served God and protected lords
Code of Chivalry required knights to be brave, loyal, and treat women with respect
Page age 7-14; serve women of the manor; learn manners and various other things
Squire age 14-21; serve lords and knights; maintain armor, equipment and stables; learn hunting
Vigil of Arms night before becoming a knight; dedicated to prayer and fasting
Accolade knights kneel before lord and give him their swords
Tournaments competitions to train, celebrate, and entertain
Serfs common people bound to the land
Women taught to be obedient to fathers and husbands
Peasant Homes houses with 1-2 rooms; cold, damp, and dark
Clothing woolen with linen undergarments
Hygiene baths rare for poor, common for wealthy
Health limited medical knowledge; bloodletting is a popular cure
Entertainment religious and secular music; drama; Gregorian chants
Hunting entertainment for nobility; important activity
Medieval Castles important in warfare; had mottes and baileys; all unique
Monarchs, Nobles, and the Church monarchs were the head of the society with limited power; nobles and the church had the same or more power than the monarchs
Development of England Angles, Saxona, and Vikings settle in England
King Edward the Confessor dies 1066; had no heir
Harold Godwin chosen to be heir of King Edward by the council of nobles
Duke William of Normandy claims the throne; raises army; backed by the pope
Battle of Hastings 1066; William defeats King Harold; last invasion of England
Created by: Angelinayoung