Flashcards in Knights Deck (29)
A very deadly and contagious disease that was spread by fleas and rats which lived on Medieval ships and all around cities/towns.
Symptoms of the Black Death
It causes swollen lymph nods and was covered in black blotches. You will also get a high fever, hallucinate, and vomit blood.
A highly contagious, usually fatal disease. Swollen lymph nods were a typical symptom.
A person wrongfully blamed, sometimes leading to persecution.
When the lowest order of society rose up and demanded better living conditions.
Another name for the peasants revolt but in France.
A standard tax collected from every person.
One of the leaders of the peasants revolt and a former soldier. But then killed by the Lord Mayor of London.
One of the leaders of the peasants revolt. He was also a stirring preacher who believed that since all people were equal in the sight of God, there should be no class distinctions.
Groups of religious fanatics
An Italian poet who used the Black Death as a background for his collection of stories called Decameron.
One who learns a trade by working for a master.
A written order authorizing the right to operate as a town.
The buying, selling, and trading of goods and services.
A union of people practicing the same craft.
One admitted to a guild but not yet a master.
Got paid money daily
A certified expert and perfected the skill to make goods and produce them
A person who exchanges goods for goods.
When Merchant guilds put their wealth together.
The most powerful citizens
People who have money and a desire for freedom
At the age of 7 or 8, a nobles son would be sent to live in the household of another knight.
Gets education from a knight.
Waits at the table, learns to ride, to fight, and to play music.
Learns knightly courtesy
At the age of 14 or 15 THE become a squire
Attends the knights tournaments
Fights by the knights side in battles
Learns how to care for weapons
Spent most of their time hunting
Expected to b a knight
Usually at the age of 21, squires become knights
Would be bathed and be purified before the ceremony
A new knight was dubbed, robbed, and armed by his lord
Why did the Hundred Years' War last so long?
There were frequent truces
Nobody fought in the winter since roads were impassable
The armies spent much of their time maneuvering for position, burning homes, trampling crops, and raiding farmers food stores.
Between what 2 countries and over what?
Between France and England
It was over who should be king
What WEAPON did the English have that France did not?
Person who was the turning point and had a message from god:
Joan the arc