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The political and social system of the Middle Ages
What is feudalism?
Someone who is given the use of land in return for military service is called this
What is a vassal?
The unwritten rules that determine the relationship between a lord and vassal is called this
What is a feudal contract?
This is the public ceremony that links the lord with his subjects
What is homage?
Both men who enter into a feudal contract must be these (you may pronounce in Old English if you wish)
What are knights?
A person who has land and wants military service
What is a lord?
This economic system of the Middle Ages worked hand in hand with feudalism
What is manorialism?
A lord gives to his subject a piece of land called this
What is a fief?
The invention of this horse accessory paved the way for feudalism, as well as helping Charlemagne conquer much territory
What are stirrups?
This is when a vassal is vassal to more than one lord
What is subinfeudation?
This man led the Peasant’s Crusade
Who is Peter the Hermit?
He was the Muslim leader during the 3rd Crusade (and well respected by even the Christians)
Who was Saladin?
This pope called for the 1st Crusade
Who is Urban II?
Christians went on Crusade (initially) for these 5 reasons
Perhaps the most important result of the Crusades was this little Spanish endeavor
What is the Reconquista?
As glamorous as they look, nobility probably weren’t all that comfortable living here
What are castles?
This Canterbury Tales author wrote about the lives of noble knights
Who is Geoffrey Chaucer?
Nobles lives weren’t all that pleasant in England, as shown by their writing of this early democratic document
What is the Magna Carta?
Instead of unpleasant living conditions on Sunday, nobles (and others) might attend a Gothic cathedral notable for this lofty architectural design
What are flying buttresses?
The idea among noblemen of civilized behavior; or today’s man opening a door for his date (from the French word for horse)
What is chivalry?
What you do with witches
What is burn them?
Traveling singers that helped popularize vernacular literature
What are troubadours?
He established Benedictine Rule
Who is St. Benedict?
He stopped the Muslims at the Battle of Tours
Who is Charles Martel?
This voice-hearing, armor-wearing, female inspired the French at the Battle of Orleans (and eventually to victory in the Hundred Years’ War)
Who is Joan of Arc?