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Ch 14 L 3

Ch 14 L 3 Places, Persons, Vocabulary & People
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Europe
a continent to the north of Africa, connected to Asia in western Russia
Christine de Pisan
medieval woman who earned a living by writing poetry and books protesting the way women were both glorified and insulted by male authors
monk
a man who devotes his life to religion and lives in a monastery
nun
a woman who devotes her life to religion and lives in a convent
monastery
a community where monks live, study, and pray
convent
a community of nuns
missionary
a person who teaches a person a religion to other people with different beliefs
monarch
a king or queen who is the supreme leader
Mrs. Valera
5th and 6th grade science teacher as well as 6th grade literature teacher
serf
a person who lived on and also farmed feudal land
knight
a feudal warrior trained and prepared to fight on horseback
chivalry
a knight's code of behavior
lady
a woman of nobility
feudalism
social, political, and economic system used in the Middle Ages
manor system
in the Middle Ages, a way to manage feudal lands
three-field rotation
in the Middle Ages, a system whereby the planing of crops on manor lands alternates between three fields.