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World Cultures Middle Ages Voc.

Vocabulary
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JourneyMan
A person who works under a master for a daily wage
Commerce
The buying and selling goods
Circuit Judges
Judges who travel throughout a country
Diet
Formal assembly
Habeas Corpus
A principle that accused person can not be held in jail without the cosent of the court
Bubonic Plague
A deadly contagious disease caused by bacteria and spreads by fleas also called the black death
Burghers
Freeman or wealthy merchants who lived in medieval towns
Charter
Documents that enabled towns to control their own affairs
Guild
Medeval craft organisation
Monarch
Country ruled by a king or queen
Joan Of Arc
Led French armies in 100 years war
Burgs
Medeval towns
Apprentice
Person who is learning a craft or trade
Grand Jury
Jury that examined accusations and advises criminal charges
Trail Jury
Group of people that decide whether a person accused of a crime is innocent of guilty
Heretic
Church member who disagrees with official doctrine
Communes
Political groups formed by towns people in medieval Italy
Magna Carta
Document signed by king John limiting powers of a monarch