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European Kingdoms. Normans introduce feudalism to England. The Norman rulers of England claim large amounts of land in France. In 1066 William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings. Normandy. King Henry II and Common Law.

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Normans introduce feudalism to England

The Norman rulers of England claim large amounts of land in France.

In 1066 William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.

Normandy

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King Henry II and Common Law

  • King Henry II issued the Constitutions of Clarendon in 1164.
  • This set up royal courts which judged people in courts, replacing the feudal lords who dealt justice before.
  • It made a “Common Law” that all people had to follow.
  • It also said the king’s court would try clergy accused of crimes – this angered the church.
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The Magna Carta

The nobles and the clergy (church) rebelled against King John.

In 1215 they forced him to sign the Magna Carta.

He agreed not to raise taxes or declare war without the consent (agreement) of the nobles, who met in the Great Council.

King John I was an unlucky king. His armies lost wars and land against the French. He had to raise taxes to pay for his Crusading brother (Richard the Lionheart).

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Model Parliament

  • In 1295, Edward I (John’s grandson) made a governing body called the Model Parliament.
  • This body included commoners and lower-ranking clergy