Geography Chapter 4

STUDY
PLAY
Domain
The land controlled by a ruler or lord
Charter
a written grant of rights and privileges by a ruler or government to a community, class of people, or organization
Guild
an organization of people in the same craft or trade
Apprentice
a person who works for an expert in a trade or craft in return for training
Journeyman
a person who has learned a particular trade or craft but has not become an employer, or master
Commerce
the buying and selling of goods
Jew
a descendant of the ancient Hebrews, the founders of the religion of Judaism; also, any person whose religion is Judaism
Leprosy
a skin and nerve disease that causes open sores on the body and can lead to serious complications and death
bubonic plague
a deadly contagious disease caused by bacteria and spread by fleas
Common Law
a body of rulings made by judges that become part of a nation's legal system
Minstrel
a singer or musician who sang or recited poems to music played on a harp or other instrument
Mystery Play
a type of religious drama in the Middle Ages based on stories from the Bible
Miracle Play
a type of religious drama in the Middle Ages based on stories about saints