Jacob Boltax - Ms Carroll - Middle Ages
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strongest political leader in western Europe.
group of people organized according to
levels of rank or importance
monastery head .
Known as nuns, they wore simple clothes and wrapped a white cloth called a wimple around their face and neck. They alternated prayer with spinning, weav-
ing, an embroidering items such as tapestries and banners. They also taught needlework and the
medicinal use of herbs to the daughters of nobles.
people who write stuff down
the denial of basic church teachings.
expulsion from the Church.
In order to seek out and punish people suspected of heresy, the Church set up a court in A.D. 1232
founded a monastery at Monte Cassino in Italy.
Pope Gregory VII
believed that the pope should have
complete jurisdiction over all church officials.
Poe Innocent III
one of the most powerful popes,
also tried to reform the Catholic Church. In A.D. 1215 he convened a council that condemned drunkenness, feasting, and dancing among the clergy.
Francis of Assisi
the son of a wealthy Italian cloth merchant, founded the Franciscan friars
A Spanish priest
European Christians undertook a series of military expeditions-nine in all-to recover the Holy Landfrom the Muslims.
the language of every-day speech.
had thick walls, close-set columns, heavy curved arches, and small windows.
a new style
Pope Urban II
During the first crusade he was ruling
A diplomatiac and forceful leader
wrote The Divine Comedy, an epic poem in Italian that describes an imaginary journey from hell to heaven.
produced The Canterbury Tales.