the large landmass that includes both Europe and Asia
the shape and elevation of land in a region
A time period after the fall of Rome lasting from about 500 - 1000 where many small kingdoms were created.
The latin term for Middle Ages
Religious men who lived aprt from society in isolated communities
Communities of monks
Warriors who fought on horseback
One who promised to support a lord in exchange for land.
The system of promises that governed the relationships between lords and vassals
The large estate owned by a knight or lord
workers who were tied to the land on which they lived
A code of honorable behavior for knights.
A punishment that cast out (or kicked out) someone from the church.
A long series of wars between Christians and Muslims in Southwest Asia
A group of people who dedicate their lives to religion and follow common rules
The document written in 1215 that listed the rights that the king could not ignore
The law making body that governs England today.
A deadly plague that swept through Europe between 1347 and 1351
Efforts to retake Spain from the Moors.
The prince of Aragon (in Spain) that married Queen Isabella that united all of Spain
The a Castilian princess that married King Ferdinand to unite all of Spain.
an organization of priests that looked for an punished anyone in Spain suspected of secretly practicing their old religion.