WH Chapter 13 Vocabulary Review
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A period that lasted from about 500 to about 1500
Warriors who fought on horseback
Workers who were tied to the land on which they lived
a powerful wooden bow drawn
a persons with the authority to perform religious services.
a large estate owned by a knight or lord
Frederick I's nickname, because of his red beard - means 'red beard' in Italian
added onto saddle to enabled the warrior to ride and handle heavier weapons.
Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages. Code to live by.
contest where knights could fight; useful in helping knights train for war
Concordat of Worms
A compromise between the king and the Pope that started that the church alone could grant a bishop his ring and staff (church power) but his power could be vetoed by the king
Song of Roland
one of the earliest and most famous Medieval epic poems; it's glorifies a band of french soldiers who perished after fighting the Muslims from Spain
King of Britain; founder of the Knights of the Round Table. Noble Knight.
the appointment of religious officials by kings or nobles
Holy Roman Empire
A medieval empire, which consisted Germanic and Northern Italian states. .
managed the household, performed necessary medical tasks, and supervised servants, could inherit land.
Crowned emperor by pope in 962 CE; first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
worked endless labor around the home and in the fields; bore children and took care of families
important religious ceremonies
A knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land
land granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty and service
A region in northwestern France on the English channel
the great-great-great-grandfather of William the Conqueror (who was King of France and England)
an ethnic group from Hungary
Viking who was the first European to visit America
A region of islands and peninsulas in far Northern Europe
800 AD crowned by the Pope as the head of the Holy Roman Empire, which extended from northern Spain to western Germany and northern Italy. His palace was at Aachen in central Europe
A Frankish leader who rallied warriors to push Muslims out of France
mayor of the palace
Concerned with worldly rather than spiritual matters
Benedict's sister who adapted the rules for women or nuns.
Communities of monks
5th century Frankish leader of a large kingdom who converted to Christianity
A Germanic people who settled in the Roman province of Gaul.
major language of the West, basis for French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Romanian...the "Romance Languages" most English words have a Latin basis.