Flashcards in Dark Ages Deck (38)
King of Franks, who one a battle in the name of Christianity.
He converts to Christianity
Battle of Tours
732, it was a battle of Christians against Muslims. The Christians one, stopping the Muslims in their tracks
(Charles the great)
Charles Martel's grandson, became king of Franks in 768.
Built an Empire that reached into France, Germany, and Italy.
Pope Leo the third makes him the Emperor of Romans.
Charlemagne's officials who administered law and to see justice through.
The Treaty of Verdun
Charlemagne's grandsons split the region into three parts
Nomadic people who tried to invade a few times
Traders, invaders, explorers, sailors, and farners
The system where lords rule their own lands
Lesser lords who pledged loyalty to the high lord
The exchange of pledges in Fuedalism
An estate Vassals would receive
Starting at 7, many nobles trained to be...
Knights (mounted warrior)
Knights engaged in mock battles
Who owned castles in the 1100's?
Monarchs and Nobles
Eleanor of Aquitaine 1122-1204
Mother to Richard the Lion Hearted, she often ruled when her husband or son was away. She even wore armor and rode a horse alongside brave men during the second crusade
Knights code of honor
Wandering musicians who sang story's about knights
Sacred rites of the church, they got you into heaven
Rule of thumb used by Monastery's, made by a Monk named Benedict in 530
Monks and nuns would take 3 vows.
1. Obedience 2. Poverty
Power over all secular (worldly) leaders
Governed Wills, Marriage, and Morals
When church would not give sacraments to a certain town
An order of exclusion involving an entire towns sacraments being stripped
Monks who did not lead isolated lives in monastery's , but instead traveled and preached to the poor
St. Francis of Assisi
Giving up a comfortable life, he devoted his time to preaching the gospels and teaching by his own example of good works. He and his newfound group the Franciscans preached about poverty, humility, and the love of God
Money for investment