What do call a bear with no ears? B! Where do cows go on Saturday nights? To the MOOO-vies!. Religious Orders. The Main Religious Orders(communities) During T he Middle Ages. A Religious Order- is a group of people who dedicate their lives to God. They live outside society.
Sacraments- A ritual marking the journey of Christians in their religious life.
Because kings could not keep the peace, land owners (Lords) decided to protect themselves and the people living in their territory.
The people were very happy so they agreed to help the lords.
The good relationship between lords and people is known as FEUDALISM.
respect to his lord.
Knights and professional army
Local King- The most powerful person in the kingdom was the king. The king's word was law and he could have a person thrown into jail or have a person beheaded if he so ordered. The king gave the land to the lords.
Lords- Because the king gave them land they had to protect the kings with an army. They protected the knights and game them shelter and food.
Knights and professional army- Because the Lords gave them so much the knights had to go to war for the lords if there was a war. The knights were the army. The knights gave food shelter and protection to the peasants.
Peasants (Farmers)- At the bottom of the pyramid were the peasants and serfs who worked the land. They farmed the land and paid rent to the knights. All they received was food and shelter.
There was a special ceremony when horsemen became knights. This ceremony was called a dubbing.
Dubbing- The ceremony where a young horseman received his sword and the title of knight.