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Middle Ages

Parent Category: History of Europe
The period in European History from approximately 476 AD to 1453. It began when the classical antiquity period ended (due to the fall of the Roman empire), lasting until the Renaissance.
They followed the Knights Code of Chivalry.
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usually in the castle courtyards or in any specified place in theland
At one time, it was indeed very difficult to find information fromand about the Middle Ages, but it is becoming easier and more wellknown over time. There are many reasons why it has been difficult to getinformation, but one of the important ones is that very few peoplecould read or write....
Wool tunics in the Roman style.
Bards were musicians who sang about the deeds of people.
Saint George really existed, he fought in one of the crusades, I think the first one. Francais De Panes (probably butchered the spelling) brought Britain information about Islamic extremists attacking and invading Europe causing the first crusade, he was French. Richard the lionheart is an obvious...
No. Most of them did not.
1492, often considered the final year of the Middle Ages, witnessedthe expulsion of the Jews from Spain and Columbus' voyage to NorthAmerica.
They eat ham, fruit, and bread.
Dickinson was not afraid of the idea of death so to her, he's a gentleman. We know she's comfortable with the idea of death because the grave is her "house."
Yes they can. Nowadays 10 in 15 kids will die from it. Everything else is lies. Dont think the plague is not around any more.
Great Zimbabwe grew into a empire built on gold trade. it becamecapital of thriving states.
The cure for The Black Death was discovered in 1947.
King, Lord, Knight, Knight, Knight....., Serf/Peasant.
Archbishop added a few catholic touches to the Protestant Church. This included decorating the church- Protestants only liked plain churches . The Protestants reacted badly to this change though
they danced, played cards, chess, checkers, and did plays.
I don't think they shouted anything. It was common practice and everyone knew that it could happen as they walked down the street. It is one reason the custom started that a woman walks on the inside when walking with a man, so the man would be hit instead of her.
60 is the age for middle health apprently
No major military battles were fought at Conisbrough Castle. There was, however, a skirmish in 1317 between the feuding deWarenne Family who owned Conisbrough and their neighbor Thomas,Earl of Lancaster. Thomas seized the Castle of Conisbrough and heldit for five years as his possession. In 1322,...
This was a form of witchcraft to lure away the bacteria.
You get black boils on your skin the shape of an orange.
The epidemic reached its zenith in the years 1348 to 1350, thoughthe disease never vanished entirely. It is widely believed that thecause of the Black Death was bubonic plague , an infectious and fatal illness spread by rodents andthe fleas infesting them.
An armorer made armor shields silverware and were sometimes blacksmiths
He was the first sultan of Egypt. Not sure of his impact on thefeudal system. Question for Egyptian and islamic history.
A knights job is to protects it's people ANSWER: A knight's job was to protect the interests of the Lord or Ruler he worked for, by any means necessary. Many knights used their power over the serfs and vassals to their own benefit, and many were very cruel and power-hungry. Things eventually got...
if your a typical American you ate the same amount of meals as the monks,3. =============================================== Answer: It depended on the time of year. In winter the days were much shorter, so according to the Rule of St Benedict monks should eat once per day from mid-September to...
They could have cleaned the towns more. But, unfortunately, they didn't.
It began in the 1315. Update by john Ashtone, the Black Deathstarted in 1346 somewhere in Asia, it ravaged China and Indiabefore arriving in Constantinople (Istanbul) in December 1347. Ithit England in 1348, and ireland around 1349. Soure Philip Zeigler,The Black Death, which is regarded as the...
I think you refer to the long narrow slits usually built into the walls of the towers,if so may I point out they are not windows. They are specially designed vantage points for archers standing on the tower steps right against that slot and get clean shots down on the enemy.If your army is the...
How did the Church fare during Regal rule,I think that is the gist of your question.The Church went hand in hand with royalty and fared very well indeed and often carried as much power. Whenever the need for it arose they were not slow to unite those powers so look out if you were a threat to one or...
Put the thatch roof on houses.
Yes, there were many types ranging from leather to metal.
Yes, they had lots of dogs. Some are in paintings with their owners.
Yes, they did. There are written accounts of dogs owned by the Nobility. The Charles Spaniel was bred by King Charles. Many animals are featured in paintings with their owners.
Fashion in Russia, unlike fashion in most Western Europeancountries, was not dictated entirely by the appearance of theclothing. Clothing had to keep the people warm and comfortable andthis need is reflected in the preferred Russian styles. In theperiod between the tenth and eighteenth century, much...
They were used to protect them selves. Answer: Technically the shield was part of the equipment of a fighting man. It allowed protection from sword, spears and arrows. Fighters could also use the edge of the shield as a weapon. For the nobles, the shield also acted as a billboard indicating who...
A blacksmith had to be strong enough to use a heavy hammer. He also had to be trained in smithing, which usually meant going through an apprenticeship. The guild system very often did not include blacksmith guilds, and so in many places there was no formal journeyman or master stage.
We really do not have records of the formations of the earliest formal governments, but they seem to have appeared some time around the beginning of the Bronze Age. They could have been Neolithic, but we do not know.
bubonic plague, st vitus dance, scrofula
Tudor peasants lived on bread and water. Sometimes they would make themselves look worse than they actually are so that they get more money as beggars
Knights were nobles. It was very expensive to be a knight so not everyone could do it and the rules of knighthood kept it to the nobility.
No such thing unless you want something from a fairy tale.
Priests in the middle ages were primarily members of monasticorders. Their duties were primarily prayer and singing the DivineOffice. They also had assigned duties such as cleaning, tending thegardens, etc. They also had some time for recreation which variedwidely by religious order.
The whole of Feudalism was based on one simple principle - "protection for loyalty."
Henry II is famous for:. - Being the ruler of England and huge territories in France. - His knowledge of law and administration. - His temper and appetite to eat. - The murder of Thomas a Becket. - His conflicts with his wife and sons.
\nSaint Thomas Becket was chancellor of England and archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of Henry II and was martyred following a bitter battle with the monarchy over royal control of church law.
because the church was the one place everyone went the church wanted everyone to follow their rule and nothing else so if you broke the churches rule you were killed that's the result of breaking the churches rule back then!
fleas from black rats. love nicole :)
Ignorant people were afraid of witches. Clearly there were people who had occult practices that were regarded as witchcraft, and what these were is a matter of debate. But the reaction of populations of people to witches varied with time and place. In such places as the Carolingian Empire and the...
Before. Rome fell in 410 AD which started the "dark ages"
Islam is an Arabic word that means submission and surrender to God. It is the basis of worship of all God creations in all ages including the Middle ages. Refer to related question below.
The purpose was to sell goods and have a bit of fun.
There were no restaurants in the middle ages.
Common treatments for the plague in the Middle Ages were bleeding (using leeches) and laxatives to try to expel the disease from the body. To avoid the smells that were believed to be the source of the sickness, many people carried flowers or herbs with them, wore perfume (if they could afford it),...
Probably all the taxes. Since they didn't read or write we have no written data about what they disliked or liked.
A person who learns a job from another person.
For ever. Most medieval religious building were constantly altered, added to, parts taken down and moved throughout their history. These are "high maintenance" buildings which are in a constant state of repair. They reflect the changes in architectural style and religious practices that have taken...
In the middle ages most people were illiterate, therefore they would not have been able to read written text. They could still understand a painting. (This was before Jackson Pollack, of course.)
Answer . If you wern't planning on being with the man you married for life then why did you marry him? If you want out then you need to to say something to him and not lead him on about what you feel. Usually people marry someone in hopes of "till death do us part" but feelings do change and so do...
Buboes appeared in the armpits and groin.
no one really knows were but ........ it dident hitscotland till later [1350] came from asia to italy to france to doverso it must of come from that diretion spreading noth.
It depends on many things. Such as which Monarch, which Countries,and which parts of the world. As a whole though several treds haveemerged. Western Europe From the Atlanic Ocean to basically the River Dnieper and North ofByzantium was Catholic Europe. In general the Church had absoluteauthority...
Renaissance nobility was much better educated than medieval nobility. I had this question for homework too! :)
The king and the queen.
people who worked the land were serfs and peasant witch were mostly serfs. . Nobles gave the serfs some land and in return the serf would farm and protect there land for them.
Castles were the most expensive buildings in Medieval England and no owner - be they a king or a noble - could afford to lose one. Therefore, great ingenuity was put into castle defences. As castles were static, an enemy could usually get close to the actual buildings. Therefore outer walls -...
75 million people survived i think xx
In feudal society, most people were peasants. In many countries the peasants were mostly serfs.
They were called crusades. There were a number of crusades to the Holy Land, but there were others, such as the Northern Crusades against pagans of the Baltic region, and the Albigensian Crusade against French heretics.
Medieval priest got support from the Church. But the belief at thattime was that priestly service was service to humanity and as suchlittle or no financial obligations were involved. But at thisperiod a lot of priest are placed on salary
yes, you can get the black death from other humans too ,just like any other disease, it works just like the flew. No it doesn't -it is carried by fleas. And "flew" is a misspelling.
They didn't feel the need to explain why they were more economically successful than the working class people. It was a period of time in history when people felt entitled, and felt they were born to have what they had.
Well squires, if they had the money, generally became knights at the age of 21 or older. Being a knight was very expensive, so it depended on how rich his family was.
It is probably safe to say that anyone who was a serf was also poor.
Well, they both followed strict codes, bushido and chivalry. They both protected themselves with body armor. Samurai and Knights both used lances and swords in the early medieval times. Both their jobs were to protect and serve the lord. -Hope that helped:)
In the Sefer Hamitzvot, Moses Maimonides listed 613 commandments found in the Torah. Please see the link below.
Sir Douglas Nicholls KCVO OBE (1906-1988), knighted in 1977. He belonged to the Yorta Yorta people. He was also the first Australian Aborigine to receive a vice-regal post- as the Governor of South Australia (1976-1977)
So that they are protected?
Battlements were/are part of the defenses of an fortified structure. They are the crenellations (evenly spaced gaps) in the top of a wall, or tower. They are designed to give defenders a chance to shoot bows (and later guns) or throw/drop things at the attacking force without exposing themselves to...
There were several different fibers used for cloth during the Middle Ages, and which was used depended largely on where a person lived. Wool was very commonly used, even in countries where it was hot. Wool fibers were either spun into thread and woven, or made into felt. Both these systems came from...
Knights started as Pages who learned to ride horses and they did things like clean armor and washed horses for the knights. They also learned manners and how to act polite to people. They started at age 7 and lived with the knight's family. The second step was a squire; they learned how to joust and...
Noblewomen in the Middle Ages wore silky skirts and dresses. There were many layers that they wore under their dresses, which made their daily lives very sweaty.
Europeans acquired immunity to the responsible strain of Anthrax.
\nthe people who benefited from the crusades were europeans
It's typically known as Candlemas, The Feast of Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, or the Feast of the Purification of the Virgin. It falls 40 days after Christmas, which is traditionally celebrated as Jesus' birth. So, 40 days later, Mary would have purified herself and presented him at Temple...
The biggest benefits of medieval town life were the fact that towns had markets in them and the society was more varied than it would be in a village. The main drawbacks had to do with lack of space and affordability. For example, since fireplaces and chimneys were not invented until the 11th...