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Middle Ages

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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.
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Some factors in William's victory, which was not a foregone conclusion: Harold having to bring a good number of his troops on a long march from the battle of Stamford Bridge against the vikings (and some of the forces involved there staying in the north) Harold's possible impetuous commitment to b…
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Yes, pitchers and hitters can be substituted at any time.Hitters can be substituted at any time, but unless he is injured, a pitcher must pitch to at least one batter before he can be taken out. A pitcher can be removed in the middle of an at-bat, however, if he had pitched to at least one hitter pr…
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The English Knight The word knight derives from Old English cniht, meaning page boy, or servant. Possibly evolving partly from the Anglo-Saxon Huscarls. Like the fiersome English Huscarls they were truly a formidable warrior, combining an ethos of loyalty to the country with hardened physical and m…
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He should have had more men  in the battle of hastings, he should've got there first so that he could've had the best spot on the hill- so it would've been easir for himand his troops to win the battle.  William got his spot a little late so he could have done a bit better. He also slack…
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%REPLIES% Answer Harold had been waiting on the south English coast for William to make a move from Normandy, then amassing his multi-national army. William waited until Harold's army had almost depleted their food reserves, etc. But a huge Norwegian Viking army of '300 ships' (maybe 12-18,0…
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The duties of the Knight come from their relationship with Lords and Peasants. A knight is the lowest level of the nobility in the European Feudal system. A knight swears fealty to a more powerful lord (becoming his vassal), who swears fealty to an even higher lord, etc. The knight and his men-at-ar…
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the reason why people became knights was to: 1. protect the king and help other in need 2. win battles for the king and make your kingdom stronger 3. to kind of guide people not to go out of control
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Angela, In a library. Start with an encyclopedia, look up England or United Kingdom. Also look up the names of specific kings to find out what happened during their reigns. Then find books on the subject. Use the library's computer catalog. Do a search using England and medieval or middle ages as yo…
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Have himself crowned king. Michael Montagne built loads of motte and bailey castles and killed the british.   William set up his tent at the site where Harold had died (his body was contained within a heap of corpses) and gave thanks to God for his victory. William then spent the night o…
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Middle age knights were controlled by the feudal system. All of their life was controlled and the knights Templar was also formed in the Middle Ages. The members of the orders of Religious knights were both monks and knights and they took vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience as well as to protec…
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%DETAILS% Answer Well, there were a number of forts built along the Hudson river at different times and places. The most famous one though was West Point, named simply after its location. This was a critical strategic fortification during the Revolutionary War. American pssession of it made it …
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They were mostly dirt roads with fire lit lamps on them. Hope this helps!
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You can find abuse statistics here:<A href="http://open-site.org/Society/Issues/Violence_and_Abuse/Family_Violence/Statistics/">http://open-site.org/Society/Issues/Violence_and_Abuse/Family_Violence/Statistics/It would seem that both are equally abused (when in a relationship) - but the NATURE…
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Answer The Manhattan Project was the project, conducted during World War II primarily by the United States, to develop the first atomic bomb. Formally designated as the Manhattan Engineer District (MED), it refers specifically to the period of the project from 1942-1946 under the control of the U…
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The short answer is economics. The tremendous loss of population resulted in a severe labor shortage. That caused wages to rise, and hence prices rose. The nobility, who owned most of the land, enacted laws to keep wages low. That meant the peasants were faced with low wages but high prices for basi…
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There are various answers that could be given depending on context. I would be willing to bet that your textbook contains that very sentence with the blank filled in. However, some possible answers would be; European conquest, national aggrandizement, rapid economic development, and growth in world …
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Yes, the Black Death hit Italy, that was one of the earlier places hit due to its trade with the east. The effects were pretty much the same as everywhere else, roughly half the population died.   Coming out of the East, the Black Death reached the shores of Italy in the spring of 1348 unleas…
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From farmlands with a central citadel as refuge, cities developed from the 7th Century onwards, with a range of physical, religious and cultural amenities based on a walled city with increasing amenities and prosperity. Civilisation progressively replaced the Dark Age of survival in a hostile enviro…
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this is complicated but i think this the right; It was an epidemic, or a series of epidemics, of Bubonic Plague that lasted for several decades in the 14th century and wiped out between one third and one half of the population of Europe. The plague was spread by the bites of fleas that were carried …
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Yes, there are many organizations that can assist someone who is or has been a victim of domestic abuse. The National Domestic Abuse Hotline is 1-800-787-3224. The link to this answer can be used for more information.
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Answer The pope is regarded as the successor of St Peter. As one of the apostles, Peter was subject to the same privileges and obligations as the other apostles (equivalent to a Catholic bishop today). However in addition to this according to the Gospel according to St. Matthew (Ch 16) Jesus gav…
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The outbreak of the bubonic plague that has become known as the Black Death occurred in 1348, reaching Europe (Sicily) with a fleet of Genovese trading ships in October of the year. Northern Europe was hit by 1348, and was ravaged by an eastwards spread for the next four years. However, similar ou…
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Answer A PACE SETTER middle class To become a mayor of a local government, such person must live locally to know the people and culture very well. -such person must be a citizen of the country and of high integrity. some one that is very hardworking, law abiding, honest, transparent, helpful, visi…
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The normal way of becoming a knight was to enter the service of a knight, usually around age 8. Boys of noble birth would be entrusted to the foster-care of another knight; they wouldn't usually do their training at home. As a page, the boys would learn some basic sword skills, but a large portion o…
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The last papal bull authorizing an inquisition was issued during the 15th century.Among other things, three English coins, the angel (gold, 80 pence), the noble (silver, 80 pence) and the rose noble or ryal (gold, 10 shillings) were last issued in the 15th century.We could probably produce a long li…
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In most states the exact age without parent concent is 18. In some other states the age would be anywhere from 19 to 21 without consent. But in Colorado and a few other states marriage is allowed at 16 with parental consent and 15 with a judical approval and parents permission. In another case if tw…
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No as a mater of fact many of the chemicals that are put in the pool are to reduce the possibility of infections being passed from one person to other. Swimmers in the pool leave behind body fats suntan lotions skin particles and a myriad of other unpleasant materials. Generally these pose little ri…
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The answer depends on YOUR body.. if you have a VERY regular cycle EVERY month then you would ovulate about halfway through your cycle.. you would count July 16 as cycle day 1. If you had a regular 28 day cycle, you could assume you would ovulate on cycle day 14.HOWEVER, not everyone's body works li…
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William showed skills in organisation and administration from the beginning. From the territory of Normandy he raised an army of 4,500 archers, men-at-arms and horsemen. England had 2,500 Housecarles (few horsemen, no archers) plus 7,000 untrained Fyrd Militia.
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Yes you can if you have parental consent or if you are pregnant a judge will more than likely see fit that the young parents get married and stay together for the sake of the unborn child.Please think a little more clearly about getting married at such a young age. I am not saying you aren't mature …
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Sure...BUT it's best to tell "reservations" about her/his age so they are prepared. The youngest a child can travel alone is 12. (USA)Once you are there, you (or someone else) will have to walk him/her to the ticket counter and stay with them until they are ready for the plane--they recommend this…
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Fairs have been held since ancient times, and were common on holidays in ancient Rome. In the middle ages, fairs took place for any special occasion, such as the anniversary of the founding of a church, and always included merchants selling goods, in addition to other festivities.
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Magna Carta: Main provisions still relevantThe two key points still relevant are:The rule of law. In other words, the King (the executive) is subject to the law.The right to due process, that is, to a fair trial.When originally signed by King John in 1215, the Magna Carta was intended to strengthen …
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William won the battle of hastings in 1066by luck and skill.First of all luck: the reason he was lucky because William had to only face Harold and he had more soldiers than him. William made a wall during war of shields and that's how William also protected himself. William had archers and cavalery …
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There was no health care for the poor as they could not afford it. conversely, the rich could afford decent health careMore:There were a number of charitable organizations that provided poor people with health care and other assistance, and these included many monasteries, convents, and churches. In…
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Answer William won due to good leadership, good preparation and luck.
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Perfect Time for Christmas in Europe In the northern hemisphere (not just Europe) the end of December (21st/22nd) is the shortest day and it is cold and dark. Celebrations at the end of December celebrate the turning of the sun and aim to banish the cold dark and increase the light and warmth…
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I believe it stand for Ribbed I have a model 37r which has a ribbed barrel you can search more on www.guns.446.featherligh37-R.326.992.cc.org
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Nowhere in the US unless you can obtain a court order.
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During those times, people believed a whole range of things caused the Black Death. They are: 1) Common sense reasons - for example, people believed that bad smells from things like a privy would make you ill. An account by a 15th century Swedish bishop who based his studies on a work written in t…
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The Black Death came in three forms, the bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic. Each different form of plague killed people in a vicious way. All forms were caused by a bacterium called Yersinia pestis. The bubonic plague was the most commonly seen form of the Black Death. The mortality rate was 30-7…
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The black death originated central Asia and spread to Europe. It started because of unclean rodents (hamsters etc.) who had infected fleas. The Black Death or Plague bacteria multiply inside the flea, blocking its stomach (nasty!!) and causing it to become very hungry. The flea then bites a host an…
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Answer The Catholic Church was established by Jesus Christ Himself. Read Matthew 16:18, Jesus clearly sets up the Church and promises that the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. He also says to peter that whatsoever he binds in earth shall be bound in heaven and whatsoever he looses on e…
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There is no definite answer as it depends on the conditions; for example: The King/Queen/lord/baron wants to save his/her citizens, so they build castles to protect them.they were also built like motte and baileys only to protect royalty castles was built anywhere the commander wanted his men to b…
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AnswerActually, the Black Death originated from Central Asia, most possibly China or India, in around 1346. It then spread to the Crimea by infected Mongolian traders who spread the disease to the town of Caffa (one of the earliest forms of biological warfare where the Mongolian traders catapulted t…
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After the Plague subsided, more than 2/3 of all people in Europe were dead. The Feudal Lords had trouble finding people to harvest their crops and work for them. This led to peasants demanding more money and eventually freedom from their Lords. Joan of Arc contributed to this new idea that people…
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AnswerThe Black Death was very dangerous and contagious and destroyed 2/3's of Europe's population and it killed people in a strange manner. People who weren't affected went crazy in fear of catching it and the people who caught it usually died within 7 days. In those times doctors were not very adv…
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Cures ranged from the ridiculous to the more practical, and also contained some old-wives tale prevention methods: Throw sweet smelling herbs onto the fire to clean the air.Carry pockets of sweet-smelling herbsPlague-proofing homes by putting glazes over southern windows to block the polluted southe…
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It seems like it is difficult getting any amount of grant and scholarship money for school. There are various reasons for this, such as a lot of people applying for the same scholarships. Many grants have very narrow, specific eligibility requirements that allow a relatively few people to apply. The…
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When the black death was sweeping Europe, there was no cure. People sometimes recovered from it on their own, but many thousands of people died.
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There were many different kinds of knights, and the importance of religion varied according to they kind they were and the inclinations of their persons. There were religious orders of knights, such as the Knights Templar, who were armored monks. They answered to a religious hierarchy, took vows of…
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The Black Death was a massive plague, named: The Bubonic Plague; which spread through Britain and the rest of Europe in the mid 14th century, killing nearly half of the population; including farm animals, like: sheep, cows and chickens. From the start to the end of the Black Death, the population d…
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the only animals that were effected by the black plague was rats and birds and very few were dogs   Animals were vectors, or carriers of the plague germ, but they were unaffected by it.   Thousands of farm animals died as well, either from the plague or from lack of care. The death rate…
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There was a galley that came from a country with black death. all the sailors had black death when they reached England. the sailors died on the spot. it started to spread in the air and the fleas collected the disease first and started to bit people as well as rats. they sent the galleys back but i…
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Answer There were numerous outbreaks of Bubonic Plague (Black Death) in Europe from 1000CE to 1352CE. The Plague originated in China and was spread by trade routes to Europe. It was spread by fleas on infected rats.  AnswerThe term Black Death refers to a specific outbreak of Bubonic Plague wh…
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The Black Death or the Bubonic Plague and its Medieval World history and origins The deadly disease has been with man and part of world and medieval history for a very long time. It has claimed nearly 200 MILLION lives. The first recorded epidemic of the Black Death / Bubonic Plague was in Europe du…
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Rochester Castle The design of the keep - a vaguely cuboid shape - is typical of Norman Castles in England (and for that matter, Sicily, too). Compare with the White Tower (in the Tower of London) and the Norman keeps in Colchester and Norwich. It was built in the period of 1087-1089 by willaim d…
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He told the pope so many nobles and mercenaries joined up to have a guaranteed place in the after life, he also had 7,000 men 200 horses and 700 ships.
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Answer You get pregnant when egg and sperm meet. The egg is released at ovulation and travels down the fallopian tube, through the uterus, and out. Sperm can live a short time in the uterus, thus you can get pregnant if the sperm is there to meet the egg on the way down. Similarly, the egg's tr…
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cooling fan circutMost low speed overheating issues end up being faulty cooling fan components, if you don't own them you will need a 12 volt tester and the service manual. The components you need to check are as follows, Cooling fan motor(s), Fan relay(s), Fuse(s), engine temperature switch, and wi…
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Answer They buried them or burned them if there were too many to bury.
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Scotland and the Black Death Yes, Scotland suffered from the Black Death. (Plagues don't respect borders). ANSWER in Edinburgh there is a famous place called Mary kings close where hundreds of plague (and some non plague ) victims were walled up inside and left to die. FURTHER INFORMATION The pl…
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Black Plague or Bubonic Plague started in Europe around 1347, when the rats came to town. They carried a flea which carried a bacteria called yersinia pestis. There were many out breaks of this disease. 1300's to late 1600's.
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The black death was quite bad and killed around 30 million people
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I belive if you have good tactics and a good battle plan then you are a good leader and that's exactly what William had. Good tactics and a great mind in battle. Like the playing dead thing. AWSOME! I mean the dude's a riot! get a life chloeandjas
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The styling of medieval women's clothes was based heavily upon the status of the person. Nuns and peasants dressed simply, while women of the higher classes flaunted their wealth with clothing done up in expensive dyes, embroidery and furs. Women wore special clothing to denote such events as bein…
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pocket window I belive what you describe is also called a barn sash. That being where they are most often used. One window sash, a sash being one window, most house windows have 2 sash, upper and lower, one sash that either raises, or slides in the wall of a building.
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it is not William godwinson it is William duke of Normandy so i f say the question right then you may get an answer!!! (i did not type the answer above) actually Harold Godwinson was the ruler of England in the time before the battle of Hastings. at the battle of Hastings he was shot in the eye, Wi…
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well actually the plague was around in 2007 in another country but they managed to cure it before it got ugly.
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The 'black death' is usually referenced to the bubonic plague in which fleas from rats infected many humans causing them severe sickness and resulted in death. The mortality rate for those infected with the bubonic plague was 30-75 percent.
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Answer They thought god gave it them to punish them!!!
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Answer Sometimes. Answer Yes, in some cases they do know. Some people have been known to bring their Will up-to-date just weeks to days of their passing. Hospitals are now taking notes and studying those going through the death process as well as scientists. Even when a person is in a coma do…
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Answer to the question!!!!William of Normandy was a skllful and a great leader and also he had more time to prepare. He trained good soldiers and was very lucky for the wind to change at the right time which meant that William came when Harold was fighting Harold hardrada and had beaten him in the e…
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There were two great outbreaks of bubonic plague. One was the Plague of Justinian, which struck in 541, and came back repeatedly for the next 150 years or so. The other was the Black Death, which got to Europe in 1347 or 1348, having started earlier in Asia, and similarly kept coming back. In each c…
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The Black Death spreads by people who had it and lived in a packed town. The black death also followed the trail of traders, merchants and travellers over land and sea. The the primary source of infection was from bacteria spread by fleas on rats.First of all the was two type of plague, these were b…
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in Europe between 1348 and 1350
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sweet smelling herbs to drive away the smell and wore charms around their necks for good luck
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How did the black death spread? Because Europe was trading with the East, some medieval Europeans were aware of a mysterious disease sweeping through Asia in the 1330s. From Central Asia, the disease moved along an established trade route, passing through Turkestan and the Black Sea Region (Crimea a…
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The stereotype of women in the middle ages as subservient housewives is misleading. The idea of women being married off by their father was true, but it was more often true for noblewomen than for lower class. Also, one must keep in mind that while money and children played a part in the marriage, m…
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The egyptians invented the ship.THE FIRST SHIP WAS INVENTED BY THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS IN 535 B.C.
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men work harder than women
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"Washingtonians"
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The pandemic lasted until 1351, but smaller outbreaks (epidemics) continued off and on for decades. For instance, Paris and Rouen had epidemics in 1421, 1432, 1433, and an especially bad outbreak in 1437-39. Between 1453-1504, outbreaks died down dramatically across Europe. The last major outbreaks …
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Answer It depends on what you want to do. There are boxing gyms where you can learn to spar. There are many schools that teach martial arts, some of them can be very effective for self defense and others are very good for competitions. Many health clubs teach various forms of kick boxing. Boxi…
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It had come from infected rats but it was given to humans by they fleas on the infected rat it sucked up the blood and passed it on to a healthy human who became ill from the plague this type of plague was called the bubonic plague The underlying disease (bubonic plague) appears to be an ancient o…
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they dint relly use torture devices all though they did do cruel things if u wood pass out wen they were "wippping" u. theyd start all over again=o and they wood also tie u to a pole and skin u alive. they also wood throw infants in the sky and shoot them if not they wood bash there head on the wall…
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A Knight's main responsibility was to protect the manor on which he resides, and protect the Lord and Lady of the Manor.
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Answer Ghenghis Khan conquered China and established the Chinese Yuan Dynasty. Ghenghis Khan became an emperor in the Chinese tradition and established a court at Peking.
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The sports of medieval Europe were less-well-organized than those of classical antiquity. Fairs and seasonal festivals were occasions for men to lift stones or sacks of grain and for women to run smock races (for a smock, not in one). The favourite sport of the peasantry was folk football, a wild no…
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It took 4 year until the Black Death was over. Almost 10 million people died from that diesease
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Mostly chivalrous behavior toward women during the middle ages was from the knights. Some examples? Well one thing in the knights code of honor (I don't think that's actually it's name but it's close enough) In other words their list of rules was that if they ever heard a woman cry for help they wer…
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Chivalry is a code (religious, moral and ethical) that knights in the medieval times had to follow. Knights had to risk their lives and make sacrifices to help other people. In the east, a similar system was followed by the Samarai.
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Living standards for the poor in Edwardian BritainFor the working classes living conditions were generally poor, except for highly skilled workers such as printers (compositors), locomotive drivers, etc. In rural areas conditions were often much worse. In both town and country there were still a lar…
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The end of the Roman Empire.
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Trials by ordeal were based on superstitions of people, both Christian and pagan. In some places they were authorized by law and, at times, supported by the Church. In other places and times they were condemned in written law and forbidden by the popes. Trial by ordeal was often done by making a pe…
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Indulgences its what many people point to as the paragon of corruption. the church said that if you paid a certain amount of money, then the clergy man could issue you a pardon, which would erase the stain of your sins from your soul. basically the money lined the pockets of the priests and took mon…
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It is called Antimatter. antimatter is exactly the opposite of matter. it can be made but the technology presently used today is not advanced enough for production to be cost effective, thus the reason for it costing 62.5 trillion dollars per gram. multiply that by one thousand and you get it pe…
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During the Early Middle Ages (476-1000), clothing tended to be simple and somber for nearly everyone. And this trend continued for peasants for the whole period. The cut of the clothing was derived from that of ancient Rome, with tunics predominating, though in northern areas, people wore breeches, …
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