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religion
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haiku
Bushido
chivalry
Samurai
Knights
Vassals
Lords

Feudalism Word Search

Type
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Description

Artisans
Buddhist
Bushido
Daimyo
Edo
Emperor
Farmers
Feudalism
Haiku
Isolation
Japan
Kabuki
Kyoto
Lord
Merchants
Peasants
Samurai
Shinto
Shogunate
Vassals
Warriors

Feudal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Served in military after receiving land Vassal
Owned the land Lord
Vassal to the Lords Knight
Class of rich people who owned land Aristocracy
Code that Knights were expected to live by Chivalry
Most Common form of Government in Medieval Europe Feudalism
Unwritten agreement between vassals and lords Feudal Contract
land granted to a vassal by a lord Fief
agricultural estate ran by the lord and where the peasants worked Manor
The fear of __________ Promoted feudalism Invasion
Continent where this feudalism was mostly found Europe
knights Armour was very ________ Expensive
This document limited the kings power Magna Carta
Census taken by William the Conqueror Domesday
Business organization that set standards Guild
middle class Bourgeoisie
worker who was bound to land Serf
Main attraction at tournaments Joust
King who signed the Magna Carta John
Richard the First nickname Lionheart
Large stone fortresses Castle
battle strategy where a city is surrounded and the starved into surrender Siege
The Plague that was in Europe at the same time as feudalism Black Death
large plow carruca
type of society that was man centered Patriarchy

Medieval Europe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes fjords
People who are sent by a religious leader to spread the faith Missionaires
Agreement between the pope and the ruler of a country Concordat
Political Order, Under feudalism, nobles governed and protected people in return for services Feudalism
A low-ranking noble under the protection of a feudal lord Vassal
A feudal estate belonging to a vassal Fief
A mounted man-at-arms serving a lord Knight
The system, spirit, or customs of medieval knighthood Chivalry
A member of the peasant class tied to the land and subject to the will of a landowner Serf
A group of merchants or craftspeople Guild
A group of citizens that meets to decide whether people should be accused of a crime GrandJury
A group of citizens that decides whether an accused person is guilty Trial-Jury
The study of religious faith, practice, and experience Theology
A way of thinking that combined faith and reason Scholasticsism
The everyday spoken language of a region Vernacular
Religious worship service for Christians Mass
Ideas that go against the church teachings Hersey
Hostility toward or discrimination against Jews AntiSemitism
A disease that spreads quickly and kills many people plague
The christian reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula Reconquista

Middle Ages Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

covering of iron worn by knights armor
chuirch official who oversaw the work of priest bishop
a high official of the catholic church appointed by pope cardinal
where the lord and his knights lived castle
people of the middle ages believed it represented god's rules and teachings Catholic Church
qualities of a good knight, bravery,respect for women chivalry
an official of the church such as priest, bishop clergyman
expeditions sent by the pope to capture the holy land crusades
a period of several hundred years during the dark middle ages dark ages
large piece of land owned by a lord estate
the act of removing a persons membership from church excommunication
arrangement between lord, vassal,, and serf for ownership of land feudalism
land given for military service fief
holding beliefs that the church felt were wrong heresy
court to punish heretics inquisition
clowns before a lord to make them laugh jesters
contest between knights on horseback joust
person who rules a country during middle ages king
man of honor in the military knight
well to noble who owns an estate lord
large piece of land owned by a lord manor
fall of the roman empire in 476 and ended with modern period 1400 medieval period
same as medieval period middle ages
singers and musicians who entertained the lords minstrels
deep, wide, water-filled ditch surrounding a castle moat
building where monks lived monastery
man who gives up property to serve god monk
class of rich people, nobles or lords nobility
poor people who worked on manors peasants
head of the roman catholic church pope
clergyman of the christian church priest
very poor people who worked for lords serfs
contest or joust beetween two knights or two groups of knights tournament
wandering minstrels who wrote poems about the love of a beautiful lady of noble birth troubadours
noble who was given land by the lord in return for military service vassal

Medieval vocab crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Germanic people from Gaul (modern day France and Switzerland) The Franks
religious communities built by the church for women (nuns) Convents
religious communities built by the church for men (monks) Monasteries
Empire begun by Charlemagne Holy Roman Empire
social structure in medieval Europe including lords, knights, vassals, serfs and sometimes a king. Feudalism
(in feudalism) the lord’s estate Manor
complex set of ideals or code by which medieval knights followed. Chivalry
worldly (involved in politics and other social matters) Secular
church tax Tithe
the office of the Pope The Papacy
Different ranks of Church leaders including priests, bishops, cardinals, and the Pope. Clergy
a ceremony in which kings and nobles appointed church officials Lay Investiture
everyday language used by different regions Vernacular
selling of church positions Simony
Church law Canon Law
important religious ceremonies Sacraments
anyone who does not conform to an established attitude, doctrine, or principle Heretic
A holy war launched by Pope Urban II to reclaim the Holy Land for Christians Crusade
group of advisors who acted like a court for the pope Papal Curia
Unified body of law in England formed by England’s royal judges Common Law
Legislative group in England originally comprised of two burgesses (citizens of wealth and property) from every borough and two knights from every county Parliament
Document drawn up by English nobles and approved by King John which guaranteed certain political rights for the people Magna Carta
Meeting of the three estates in France: 1st was the Church leaders, 2nd was the great lords, and the 3rd was the commoners Estates-General
people who are sent out to teach their religion Missionaries
an agreement between the pope and the ruler of a country Concordat
To exclude a person from church membership Excommunicated
a noble who served a lord of higher rank Vassal
land granted a vassal by his lord Fief
vassals or warriors in armor who on horseback Knights
peasants who could not the manor, own property, or marry without the lord’s approval Serfs
the practice of planting crops at different times and leaving some fields unplanted Crop rotation
groups of businesses made up of tanners, carpenters, bakers and craftspeople Guilds
religious beliefs that conflict with the Church teachings Heresy

Medieval Europe Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

SALADIN
FRIAR
WILLIAM
CLOVIS
IVAN
ANTI SEMETISM
BLACK DEATH
CHARLEMAGNE
CHIVALRY
CONCORDAT
CRUSADES
FERDINAND
FEUDALISM
FIEF
FJORD
GRAND JURY
GUILD
HENRY II
HERESY
ISABELLA
JOAN OF ARC
KING JOHN
KNIGHT
MAGNA CARTA
MANOR
MASS
MISSIONARY
PLAGUE
RECONQUISTA
SCHOLASTICISM
SERF
THEOLOGY
TRIAL JURY
VASSAL
VERNACULAR

Japan Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Catholic Church
terrace farming
isolated
trade
ring of fire
chivalry
land ownership
asia
archopelago
bushido
artisans
merchants
peasants
samurai
daimyo
shogun
emperor
feudal system
buddhism
haiku
Tokugawa Shogunate

Ancient Japan Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

chain of islands archipelago
belief that humans, plants, rocks, rivers all have a spirit animism
nature spirits kami
"way of the spirits" Shinto
Japanese capital during the early AD700s Nara
Yamato prince who ruled on behalf of his aunt Shotoku
capital city in AD749 Kyoto
warriors who agreed to fight for nobles samurai
Japanese woman warrior Tomoe
samurai code of conduct; "way of the warrior" Bushido
commander of the Minamoto forces Minamoto Yoritomo
commander of the military forces Shogun
typhoons or "divine winds" Kamikaze
general who resisted Kamakura emperor and named himself shogun Ashikaga
powerful military lords Daimyo
person under the protection of a lord; vowed loyalty Vassal
bond of loyalty between a lord and a vassal Feudalism
group of merchants or craftspeople during medieval times Guilds
religious groups Sects
one of the major Buddhist sects Zen
mental exercise to reach a greater spiritual awareness Meditation
form of poetry; 3 lines with 17 syllables haiku
wrote book The Tale of Genji Lady Murasaki Shikibu
book describing the romances and adventures of a Japanese prince The Tale of Genji
oldest type of play Noh
simple wooden building built near sacred tree or rock; for religious purposes Shrines
class of people holding exceptional rank and privilege aristocracy
lengthy fiction book novel
head of a group; generally has no authority or responsibility figurehead
of or relating to a god divine

Medieval times "The Dark Ages Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An economic and Political system that was developed in the middle ages Fuedalism
Lowest rank of people on a manor also known as a peasant Serf
Being expelled or kicked out of the church Excommunicated
The Bubonic Plague Black Death
Leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope
An estate including peasants and lords manor
lord or son of a lord knight
medieval institution of knighthood where they learned bravery, courtesy, honesty, and manners chivalry
symbolic bade a knight wears to show what family he is from coat of arms
Religious wars between Christian and Muslim fighting over the holy land The crusdes
A tower moved up against the walls of a castle so attackers could get in Siege tower
A machine that projects (Catapults) large stone or other objects Trebuchet
A piece of land given to you by the king and in return you gave people to fight at war fief
Under lord or feudal tenant Vassal
A period of time when there was a lot of starvation, death, and the plague (black death) Dark ages
a knight in training Squire
A defensive fort where the King or a lord lives Catsle
a document that says the king is not above the law and ensures rights for the people Magna Carta
A young boy who acts as a servant for a knight page
A German tribe who settled in the land we know know as France Franks

Feudalism and Manor Life pages 242-247 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

peasants did not own this land
could for honorable behavior chivalry
warrior on horseback knight
gave his lord food and shelter vassal
relationship between lords and vassals feudalism
large estate manor
worker tied to the land serf
William the ______ conqueror
Eleanor of _________ Aquitaine
Another word for middle ages medieval
Invaders in dragon boats vikings
wife of the king queen
place where the king and queen live castle
knights rode this horse
animal that produced wool sheep
grain harvested to make bread wheat
tool farmers used to dig plow
William was the duke of _______ Normandy