Terms in this set (16)
King Edward "The Confessor"
Successor of Danish king Canute, and died with our an heir. This lead to one last invasion.
An Anglo-Saxon who was William the Conquerer's rival.
William the Conquerer
A Norman cousin of King Edward, who invaded England with his Norman army.
Battle of Hastings
October 14, 1066- William won after Harold was killed by an arrow to his eye.
Work of embrodiery that tells in pictures the story of the Norman Conquest.
King Henry II
English king who married the Eleanor of Aquitaine and ruled in Normandy and England.
Eleanor of Aquitaine
The French wife of King Henry II.
A duke from France, who succeed Louis the Sluggard. He began the Capetian dynasty that ruled from 987 to 1328.
Nicknamed Philip Augustus, and ruled from 1180 to 1223. He increased land in France by taking Normandy from King John of England.
One of Philip II's heirs. Ruled from 1285 to 1314. In 1302, he called a meeting with commoners during a dispute against the pope.
The rulings of England's royal judges formed a unified body of law.
The great charter and most celebrated document in English history signed by King John.
Younger brother of Richard, who ruled from 1199 to 1216. He lost all his land in northern France, including Normandy.
Two burgesses from each borough and two knights from each country to serve together as a legislative group.
In France, the meeting of commoners, wealthy landlords and merchants who were invited by Philip IV to partake in the council.
Royal officials who were sent from Paris to every district in the kingdom to preside over courts, and collect the king's taxes.