Flashcards in Europe c.1500 Deck (16):
Which places made up Western Europe?
France and Burgundy (including Franche-Comte and the Netherlands)
Which places made up the Iberian Peninsula?
Castile, Aragon and Portugal
Which places made up the Italien States?
Venice, Papal states, Milan, Florence, Naples
Where did the Holy Roman Empire cover?
Central and Northern Europe
Where was a trade hub and why?
Venice, trade came through there from the East
Which city was fought over and why?
Naples, it was poor, but it was fought over to 'control' Italy
How would you describe the Eastern countries?
Less developed, more medieval, less established trade links
How would you describe the Italien States?
A geographical unit but politically separate states built on medieval trading cities
Who controlled Milan?
The Storza family
Who controlled Florence?
The Medici family
What was the role of the Pope in the Papal States?
He was a secular ruler as well as spiritual leader
In the Holy Roman Empire, the emperor was elected by 7 electors. Name them
1. Elector Palatine
2. Duke of Saxony
3. Duke of Brandenburg
4. King of Bohemia
5. Archbishop of Mainz
6. Archbishop of Trier
7. Archbishop of Cologne
What was special about the Holy Roman Empire?
It had no imperial taxes or army
What was the Holy Roman Empire made up of?
300 different states, 80 free cities, 13 cantons of Switzerland (independent)
How did the monarchy and the nobility relate to each other in Eastern Europe?
The monarchy relied heavily on the support of the nobility