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1066 AD

When did the High Middle Ages begin?

King William I

Who wins the battle of Hastings?


King William I was the king of _______

Normandy, France

Where is King William I from?

expand royal power

King William' goal was to ______ _____ _____

Royal domain

the land the king controls (England)


True or false: Lords don't have power in the royal domain

Salisbury Oath

a verbal oath of allegiance to William

English Lords

The _______ _____ are swearing the oath


The English Lords swore the oath to keep them from _________


if the oath wasn't sworn, _____ was the consequence


the oath was verbal because most people were __________

Domesday Book

a census to better know population and tax

People, castles, land, crops, livestock, income

The Domesday book kept track of the number of ______ and _______. It also kept track of the amount and size of the ____. It estimated how many _____ and _________ one had and the ______ they made.


When England is broken up, it is split up into counties called ______


each shire had a _______

King William

The sheriffs were appointed by ____ _______


True or false: The sheriffs worked for the king but weren't a part of the government


consists of trained government officials

1154 AD

King Henry II began his reign in what year?


King Henry II reign happened ___ years after William

expand royal power

King Henry's goal was also to ______ _____ _____


true or false: King Henry creates the first law system in England

common law

laws that the English people had to follow


there were _ exceptions to common law

church and king

The two exceptions were for the ______ ___ ____


True or false: the king makes the laws, but doesn't follow them

cannon law

the Catholic Church's own set of laws

King Henry II and Archbishop of Cantebury (Thomas Becket)

The fight between common law and cannon law was fought between ____ _____ __ and __________ __ _________ (______ ______)


True or False: Becket is killed by Henry's people by accident

royal charters

allows the city to be independent and to have their own governments; also allows the cities to exist

traveling justices

judges who travel around and decide who has broken the law


How many men were chosen to be apart of the jury?

King John I

Richard the Lionheart's brother and King Henry II son

Magna Carta

King John I signs this major document

royal power

The Magna Carta limits _____ _____


the Magna carta was written in what year?

the lords

who wrote the Magna carta?

laws and rights

the magna carta was a list of ____ and ______


True or false: the lords wrote the magna carta because they wanted more power

make the kings have less power

The goal of the magna carta was to ____ ___ _____ __ ____ ____ _____


The lords didn't force king john to sign the magna carta


why was the magna carta written?*


True or false: After the magna carta was signed, the kings had to follow common law

limited monarchy

king only has limited powers

King Edward I

this king limits power


King Edward I creates


what year does king edward create parliament?


governing body that deals with taxes and laws

citizens more say in the government

parliament was created to give citizens ____ ___ __ ___ __________

House of Lords and House of Commons

The two houses in parliament were the house of the _____ and the _____ __ _______

1300- 1500

The Late Middle Ages lasted from ____ to ____


What year does the black death start in?

ships for trade

_____ ___ _____ from asia is how the plague arrives in europe

fleas and rats

on the ship, _____ and ____ carry the plague

1/3, 20 million

The plague wipes out __ of the population, or __ ______ people

physical contact and respiration

When the plague reached Europe, people spread it through ________ ______ and ___________


The ______ was relied on to stop the plague through prayer services but was unsuccessful

Decline of Population

The first consequence of the black death was the

decline of trade

the second consequenceof the black death was the

increased price of goods

the third consequence of the black death was the (because it was less available)

want for higher wages in the city

the fourth consequence of the black death was the ________________________________________ because that's where the jobs were available

anger with the church

the fifth consequence of the black death was the


the sixth consequence of the black death was

anti- semitism

blaming the Jews for the Plague

england and france

the hundred years war was fought between

king of france

it is fought over who will be the next


the hundred years war was fought in the


the end of the war is in the year


there were approximately __ years of fighting


___ wins the battle of Agincourt


aid in the victory of the English


the ______ win the battle of orleans

joan of arc

the french army is led by

the french

who wins the hundred years war?

french pride increases

the first result of the hundred years war was that

english internal problems (civil wars)

the second result of the hundred years war was

nationalism rises throughout Europe

the third result of the hundred years war was


excessive pride in one's country

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