The Middle Ages
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After William the Conqueror triumphed at the Battle of Hastings, England changed because of its...
adoption of the Norman feudal system
Feudalism's religious concept of hierarchy featured...
a caste system of lords, vassals, and serfs
In the Middle Ages, women of rank...
held social positions determined by the status of their husbands or fathers
The growth of cities in the Middle Ages led to all the following events except the...
rise of courtly love and a system of chivalry
The Crusades influence everyday life in England by...
exposing English to other civilizations
The 1170 martyrdom of Thomas a Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, led to...
greater power in England for the Church of Rome.
The most positive effect of the medieval church was
the fostering of common beliefs and symbols
The signing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede signaled the
renewal of older, democratic ideals
As a result of the Hundred Years' War between England and France,
the yeoman class became the backbone of England
The Blac Death ultimately resulted in
freedom for the surfs and greater power to the lower class