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Land use and suitable for growing crops

arable

2

When land becomes restricted and is only accessible to the owner and is no longer available for common use

enclosing

3

When will inheritance is given to the oldest son

primogeniture

4

homeless person

vagrant

5

An area of England, often a town with surrounding land, each with a parish priest

parish

6

How would you get out of Purgatory and straight into heaven

Buy indulgences

7

The place in between heaven and hell

purgatory

8

a general dissatisfaction with the church

anti-clericalism

9

Writings against the church

heretical literature

10

Land used for keeping livestock

pasture

11

Tax on imports and exports

tariff/tunnage

12

Word for non-religious

secular

13

Somebody with a low noble title (Viscount, Baron)

peer

14

Somebody with a high noble title (Duke, Marquises, Earl)

major peer

15

Give an important job roles working for the king

Kings Council

16

No longer able to inherit lands or titles from your family. It could, however, be reversed if you behaved yourself

Acts of Attainders

17

This meant that nobles could not have their own army without a license

Laws against Retainers

18

Acknowledgement of an existing debt

Recognisances

19

A prestigious job given to the middle classes to administer law and order

J.P’s

20

Written agreements to pay money if they could not uphold a promise.

Bonds

21

Council Learned in Law

A council created to make sure people paid their debts to the King.

22

A title (such as Knight) given to followers (with no power or land)

Order of the Garter

23

Reward of land and title to followers

Patronage