Germanic tribes from Denmark and Northern Germany who moved in and settled in Britain.
amount paid by a wrongdoer to the family of the person he or she had injured or killed.
a means of determining guilt in Germanic law, based on the idea of divine intervention.
a group of Christian communities, or parishes, under the authority of a bishop.
a group of Christian communities
Rome and its surrounding territories.
A man who seperates himself from ordinary human society in order to dedicate himself to God.
the head of a convent
acted as the king's representatives in local areas.
the bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church.
two men who were sent out to local districts to ensure that the counts were carrying out the kings wishes.
a people from western Asia.
nobles offered protection and land in return for service.
under feudalism, a man who served a lord in a military capacity.
under feudalism, a member of the heavily armored calvary.
in the Middle Ages, the ideal of civilized behavior that developed among the nobility.
the three classes into which French society was divided before the revolution: the clergy (first), the nobles (second), and the townspeople (third).
the seperation between the two great branches of Christianity that occured when the Roman Pope Leo IX and the Byzantine patriarch Michael Cerularius excommunicated each other.
military expeditions carried out by European Christians in the Middle Ages to regain the Holy Land from the Muslims.
An unbeliever, a term applied to the Muslims during the Crusades.