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role

something that played a part in a process

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fjords

a narrow inlet of sea between cliffs

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establish

to start; to bring into existence

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missionaries

someone sent by a religious organization to spread the faith

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concordat

agreement between the Pope and the ruler of a country

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feudalism

political order; under feudalism, nobles governed and protected people in return for services

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vassal

a low-ranking noble under the protection of a feudal lord

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military

relating to soldiers, arms, or war

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fief

a feudal estate belonging to a vassal

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chivalry

the system, spirit, or customs of medieval knighthood

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serf

a member of the peasant class tied to the land and subject to the will of the landowner

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guild

a group of merchants or craftspeople

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grand jury

a group of citizens that meets to decide wether people should be accused of a crime

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trial jury

a group of citizens that decides wether an accused person is innocent or guilty

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document

an original or official paper used as the basis of proof of something

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cooperate

to work together

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accurate

correct or free from errors

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secure

free from danger

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theology

the study of religious faith, practices, and experiences

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scholasticism

a way of thinking that combined faith and reason

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goal

something that a person works to achieve; aim

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vernacular

the everyday spoken language of a region

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Mass

religious worship service for Catholics

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heresy

a religious belief that contradicts what the Church says is true

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anti-Semitism

hostility towards or discrimination against Jews