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Who was the Anglo-Saxon king who led the resistance to the Danish invasion

Alfred the Great.

What was the main goal of the crusades

The main goal of the crusades was to spread christianity.

The king of England gave danish invaders a piece of land called

Danelaw

What is a group of families claiming a common ancestor

A group of families claiming a common ancestor is called a tribe or a clan.

The land mass that includes both Europe and Asia is called

eurasia

Who led the group of monks that were sent to England to bring Christianity to the Anglo-Saxons

St. Augustine of Canterbury led a group of monks to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons.

What were the majority of the people during the middle ages

serfs

The word rune comes from a Scandinavian word that means

secret or mystery =]

To gain time to build military strength the Anglo-Saxon king

paid the Danes to leave them alone

One advantage of crop rotation is

Nutrients in the soil are replenished.

Established the Irish church

St. Patrick

Religious communities for men were called

Monasteries

The Monks who lived in Ireland

Many different monks have lived in Ireland, belonging to a wide range of orders. They have lived in many places, such as Glendalough, Clonmacnoise, Melifont and lots of others. There are still many monks living in Ireland today. Historically many monks created what have now become great treasures that can be seen in Irish museums today. They taught many people and people came from other parts of Europe to learn, giving Ireland the name "The Land of Saints and Scholars". Many also went to other places as missionaries to spread the Christian faith.

The Celts fled to Ireland with the invasion of the

anglo-saxons

What was the result of the Crusade of Nobles

The result of the Crusade of Nobles was an increase of trade on the European continent. The crusade opened trade routes that had not been used before.

Ireland offered peace and safety from the chaos of Europe because

it was very far from the mainland of Europe


Ireland offered peace and safety from the chaos of Europe because Ireland was and still is a neutral country.
Carolingian minuscule writing was different from previous writing styles because

Carolingian miniscule writing included both upper and lower case letters.

Vinland thought to be somewhere in Newfoundland was visited by

Leif Ericson visited Vinland.

The Franks spoke a language that eventually became

French

Ordered the city of London to be rebuilt after the Danes destroyed it

Alfred the great

Who led many viking explorations throughout the north Atlantic

Eric the Red led many viking explorations throughout the north Atlantic.

Ireland is dominated by the what culture even today

Celtic

Viking warriors were called

berserkers

Who reported to the king about activities in different sections of the country

Sheriffs

As well as being excellent sailors and explorers the Vikings were also excellent

Fishermen
As well as being excellent sailors and explorers, the vikings were also excellent merchants, as they traded timber for pottery and spices.

Before Alfred became Alfred the Great King of England he ruled the Anglo Saxon province of

Wessex, and subsequently Mercia (which he allowed to be governed by his daughter and her husband Aethelred)

What did farmers begin to use for advancements during the middle ages

chemical fertilizers

The Prinicipality of Kiev was founded by

A Viking leader named Oleg settled in Kiev at the beginning of the tenth century and created the Rus state known as the principality of Kiev.

Who were the folllowers of Islam

The followers of Islam are called Muslims.

The although conquered by Romans would not allow Roman culture to have an influence on them.The although conquered by Romans would not allow Roman culture to have an influence on them.

celts

What To aide the war effort women performed all of the following functions except

d.

Served as guides on long voyages

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