The Early Middle Ages. Rome is gone! . The Middle Ages. Rome is gone, barbarians rule Europe Roman and barbarian cultures merge Kingdoms develop (Franks, Goths, Lombards , etc.). The Merovingian Kings (ruled for 200 years). Clovis (481-511) unites the Franks How?
A New Social Order: Feudalism
What did Rollo get?
What did Charles get?
Explain how the deal between Rollo and Charles the Simple led to Feudalism?
How could this kind of deal lead to future problems?
1. Manor House
The dwelling place of the lord
2. Village Church
Site of both religious services and
3. Peasant Cottages
Where the peasants lived
4. Lord’s Demesne
Fields owned by the lord and worked
by the peasants
5. Peasant Crofts
Gardens that belonged to the peasants
Water-powered mill for grinding grain
7. Common Pasture
Common area for grazing animals
Forests provided wood for fuel.