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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.
usually in the castle courtyards or in any specified place in the  land
At one time, it was indeed very difficult to find information from  and about the Middle Ages, but it is becoming easier and more well  known over time.   There are many reasons why it has been difficult to get  information, but one of the important ones is that very few people  could read or...
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, witnessed  the expulsion of the Jews from Spain and Columbus' voyage to North  America.
  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.
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.
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 de  Warenne Family who owned Conisbrough and their neighbor Thomas,  Earl of Lancaster. Thomas seized the Castle of Conisbrough and held  it for five years as his...
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, though  the disease never vanished entirely. It is widely believed that the  cause of the  Black Death was bubonic  plague, an infectious and fatal illness spread by rodents and  the 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 the  feudal system. Question for Egyptian and islamic history.
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...
 Fashion in Russia, unlike fashion in most Western European  countries, was not dictated entirely by the appearance of the  clothing. Clothing had to keep the people warm and comfortable and  this need is reflected in the preferred Russian styles. In the  period between the tenth and...
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 they...
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
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.
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...
There were no restaurants in the middle ages.
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...
It depends on many things. Such as which Monarch, which Countries,  and which parts of the world. As a whole though several treds have  emerged.    Western Europe   From the Atlanic Ocean to basically the River Dnieper and North of  Byzantium was Catholic Europe. In general the Church had...
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 ==
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 that  time was that priestly service was service to humanity and as such  little or no financial obligations were involved. But at this  period 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.
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:)
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.
    the 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...
Magyars, Muslim armies, and Vikings
In 1215 the Fourth Lateran Council of the Catholic Church urged princes to require Jews in their territories to wear a distinctive identifying badge, such as the Star of David, on their outer clothing. (It seems to have been a recommendation, not an order, but may have been misunderstood as such).
The disease spread so badly, the sickness killed them.
What happened as a result of manor systems producing food surpluses
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according to my research, peasants were so poor they ate stews and  soups and could not afford luxurious meals that nobles could.
  Depending on the order(religious affiliation), the priest would have a regular diet common to those times. Staples of the diet were bread, fruit, poultry, soups and stews. Large animal meats were not commonly available because such animals were more valuable as herd animals. They were only...
The sons of workers had to follow there fathers traids, the sons of farmers had to work the land there fathers worked and the sons of soldiers had to serve in the army.
Europe consisted of many different kingdoms in the middle ages. even today Europe does not have a single government as all of the country's in the European economic community still maintain their own sovereignty and their own system of government.   More Europe did not even have a single type of...
they wore long black cloaks
The bubonic plague ended in 2012
  They were generally just packed down earth, but a few may have been cobbled, Rather dirty and smelly.
They wore coarse homespun fabrics, such as wool and muslin, usually  only one or two changes of clothing, and shoes of various skins and  leathers. Those who lived in villages might have access to a tailor  or shoemaker. As larger towns grew, some peasants could acquire  relatively expensive...
Some people believe that sin is the root of human wrongdoing because in religions such as Islam there are teachings which say that moral evil exists in this world because of human sin. In the Qur'an various accounts of such sins are given which result in human wrongdoing such as murder, eating up...
He didn't really care, he just wanted slaves
The so-called "Swine Flu", more correctly called 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Flu, is a variant of a common seasonal disease. This particular variation is significantly different from the usual in that it strikes the young disproportionately and more seriously. It is caused by a virus. The Black Plague was...
To live in a castle would like be living outside all the time. The windows were not covered so it was cold and if there was any precipitation it would come through the window. Also if you had to use the restroom you did it out the window. Yuck!
A trencher was originally a piece of stale bread cut into a square shape by a carver and used as a plate upon which the food could be placed before being eaten. It could be dished or hollowed slightly to hold thick soup or stew. Later it was just a plate.
I think they lived in manors or in the upper class from the noble family.I dont know!PLZ CRRECT ME IF IM WRONG!
In the Middle Ages, science tended to focus on three things. These were the traditional science inherited from Greco-Roman antiquity, new science imported from Islamic culture, and very practical scientific developments and advancements made in medieval Europe. The Greco-Roman science was perhaps...
Witches don't come from anywhere. Popularly, they don't exist, but the legends still suggest that witches were born in different parts of the world and formed a sisterhood, bringing under their influence, several other potential witches and practicing witch craft. Their existence is a matter of...
Parish priest in medieval days did essentially the same things that  priest do today. They visited with parishioners, counseled them,  took confessions, and comforted the sick.
All notation is 'secular'. There are no religious ways of notating  music. Even early notation indicated a degree of rhythm, which  later became more precise.
Just about any serf we might speak of was not Tuareg.The Tuaregs are a desert people who live in the middle of the Sahara. Among them were a group called the Eklan, who might be called serfs, if the term is used loosely.
Serfs were in a condition referred to as unfree, but it was not slavery. Rather serfs were bound to the soil; they were legally attached to the land, the manors, on which they lived. They could not move away, legally, and they had to provide a share of their crops, labor, or money payment for rent,...
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Plague or Black Plague started in Europe around 1347. It was a terrible disease that was carried out with black rats and fleas. This terrible disease was affected the Medieval society. It was a terrible because so many peasants died and that nobody was left to farm the land and do the daily work. ...
A man can become a knight in five steps. The first step would be to  have the right connections. The second step would be type  upbringing the man receives. The third step would be his role as a  page and have his education from home or within a castle of a  noble. The fourth step is that he...
Bread, meat, fish and wine are the most common and popular foods in  1500s.