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limited monarchy

government in which limits are set on a ruler's powers-as in England

Absolute Monarchy

government where monarchy/ruler has complete power-as in france


the divisions in German lands after the break up of Charlamagne's Empire; they were lands ruled by Dukes.

Domesday Book

the first census and a record of property of English people for the purpose of taxation

Bayu Taperstry

records the history of the Norman Conquest

Tower of London

built as a fortress by William the Conqueror near the Thames River; built in 1078

Emperor of Roman

in 962 Otto I was crowned, _____, by the Pope


the Church Council that is made of a group of clergymen responsibe for selecting the pope. this was created to end political involvement if appointments of Popes


Power the Pope has to remove emperor for the throne


to expel someone from the church


holding beliefs the church considers wrong


a Church court that searched for suspected heretics and put them on trial


monks who did not live in the monasteries but wandered amoung the people preaching, begging, and doing good works


people oustide the the clergy who organized a religious order that carried out the policies of the the Pope


500 year struggle to regain Spain from the Muslims


course of study


medival philospers

Thomas Aquinas

13th century Scholastic; member of the Dominican order of Monks, said both reason and Christian teachings came from God

Roger Bacon

1214-1294-great medival scienst; English monk philosopher, said thinks were neglecting science, he predicted boats without oars and airplanes


attempt to predict events on earth by looking at the movement of stars and planets


search for magic formulas that would turn lead into gold

mortality play

character represent human virtues


in your own local language


oldest literary work in a vernacular language based on Danish legend, 1st written in 700's in Anglos-saxon

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