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Give 3 ways, other than religion, why the Church was important in Norman England

Bishops often acted as judges
Controlled the message that was given out about William (propaganda)
Major landholder (25%)
Church provided knight service


Who was Lanfranc

Archbishop of Canterbury under William


Name 3 of Archbishop Lanfranc’s reforms

Banning marriage for the clergy
Court cases involving the clergy would be tried in separate courts
Stopping corruption such as paying for top church roles
More Archdeacons (below bishops but above priests) to enforce Church deacon
Rebuilding of Anglo Saxon Churches


How did the normanised Church enhance the King’s power

Bishops paid homage to the King
The King appointed a Bishops successor
William controlled communication between Bishops and the Pope