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Medieval Europe Word Search

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FRIAR
WILLIAM
CLOVIS
IVAN
ANTI SEMETISM
BLACK DEATH
CHARLEMAGNE
CHIVALRY
CONCORDAT
CRUSADES
FERDINAND
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HENRY II
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JOAN OF ARC
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Medieval Times Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A journey to a sacred shrin. Pilgrimage
A man belonging to a religious order, living in a monastery Monk
agricultural workers that belong to the manor serfs
self-sufficient farming estates Manors
dutifulness in religion piety
the area of Palestine held spiritually important to Christians, Muslims, and Jews Holy Land
head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope
series of four holy wars to drive the Muslims out of Palestine  Crusades
a trial held by the Catholic Church to get rid of heretics Inquisition
belief that contradicted the teachings of the Church Heresy
one of the church's ceremonies in which you obtain grace from God Sacrament
the outbreak of the Bubonic Plague that spread across Asia, North Africa, and Europe in the mid 14th century Black Death
French peasant girl whose vision and work for French fortunes led to victory Joan of Arc
a grant of land in return for a pledge to provide military service Fief

Medieval Europe Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Document that limited the King's power and strengthened nobles rights Magna Carta
Rulings made by a judge common law
Accused person cannot be held without the court's censent habeus corpus
Contagious disease spread by fleas bubonic plague
Person who holds a belief different than the Church heretic
Homeland of the Jews Holy Land
Religious wars agains the Muslims by European Christians Crusades
Developed by the Catholic Church to fight heresy Inquisition
Prejudice against Jews AntiSemitism
Organization of people in the same trade or craft guild
Person who works for an expert in the trade or craft. apprentice
Document written to limit the King's power and strengthen the noble's rights. Magna Carta
A 17 year old peasant girl who led France to victory. Joan of Arc
Ealy military technology used by the English to defeat France at the start of the 100 year war. longbow
Total number of Crusades Three

Medieval Europe Crossword Puzzel

Type
Crossword
Description

The Major Domo of the Franks, who stopped the spread of the Muslims into Europe Charles Martel
Also referred to as the Black Death and caused a ton of death in Europe Bubonic Plague
The Battle that William the conqueror won and Hector was killed Battle of Hastings
A ceremony in witch Kings and Nobles appointed Church officals Lay Investiture
People, who receive land Vassels
Landowners, who could grant land Lords
A document that King John was forced to sign and it weakened the power of kings Magna Carta
Mounted horsemen, who pledged to defend their lords lands in exchange for land Knights
Mock battles that Knights took place in to test their skills Tournaments
A war between the English and the French, where the longbow and cannon were invented Hundred Years War
Important religious ceremonies Sacraments
The economic system of Medieval Europe Manorialism
A teenage peasant girl, who worked to drive the English from France Joan of Arc
Common people, who work the land Peasents
People who could not lawfully leave their place of birth Serfs
Church Law that all Medieval Christians were subject to Canon Law
The battle that stopped the spread of Muslims into Europe Battle of Tours
An agreement that allowed the Church to appoint Bishops, but the King could decline the appointment Concordat of Worms
Charels the Great, who was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo Charlemagne

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

Dark Ages Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Greatest king of the middle ages Charlemagne
Disease that ravaged the Byzantine Empire and most of Europe Bubonic plague
Date of the Fall of Rome 476 AD
A holy war; military expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims Crusade
led by the Pope; this institution was the stable force that unified Europe Catholic Church
To be barred (or kicked out) of the church excommunicated
political system of local government based on the granting of land in return for loyalty, military assistance, and other services Feudalism
"Great Charter" ...outlines basic rules and rights of the people Magna Carta
made a deal with Byzantine emperor to retake the Holy Land Pope Urban II
fought Christians for the Holy Land Muslim Turks
served and fought for the king Knights
Relating or belonging to the Middle Ages Medieval
defeated the Muslim Moors at Tours in 732 AD Charles martel
religious men who lived apart from society in isolated communities Monks
First Germanic king to convert to Christianity Clovis
Invaders from Scandinavia Vikings
the abbreviation for anno domini; which means in the year of our lord AD
a body of laws developed by the medieval Church Canon Law
Method used by the church to force governments to abide by their wishes interdict
Capital of the Eastern Roman Empire Constantinople
Former Greek city that was the location of Constantinople Byzantium
The estate or domain of a feudal lord Fief
Document that declared religious tolerance for Christianity in the Roman empire Edict of milan
First Roman emperor to convert to Christianity Constantine
Splitting of the church into the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church Great schism
Government rule where one person has all the power autocracy
Word that means non-religious secular
A rite or ritual performed in the church that allows for salvation sacrament
People who did not follow or adhere to religious ways pagan
City where three major religions began Jerusalem

The Middle Ages in Europe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an empire referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire Byzantine Empire
was the capital city of the Roman Empire constantinople
was one of Byzantine Empire Justinian
the period of European history from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West middle ages
also known as Charles the Great charlemange
the dominant social system in medieval Europe feudalism
an appellation for a person or deity who has authority lord
a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch knights
an agricultural laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord's estate. serfs
a unit of land originally a feudal lordship consisting of a lord's demesne and lands rented to tenants. manor
a unit of land, originally a feudal lordship, consisting of a lord's demesne and lands rented to tenants. manor
the faith, practice, and church order of the Roman Catholic Church. catholicism
the bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church. pope
a medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries. crusades
is one of the towering figures in Western philosophy and theology thomas Aquinas
a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced King John to give his assent in June 1215 magna carta
the male head of a family or tribe patriarch
a member of the branch of the Goths who invaded the Roman Empire between the 3rd and 5th centuries visigoths
a medieval association of craftsmen or merchants, often having considerable power. guilds
a poor farmer of low social status peasants

Feudalism Word Search

Type
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Description

Social Hierarchy
Urbanthe2nd
CulturalDiffusion
FallofRome
Richardthelionheart
Jerusalem
Byzantine
Plague
Crusades
Charlemagne
knights
Eastern Orthodox
Church
pope
Fief
Constantinople
Serf
Feudalism
Decentralized
Saladin

The Middle Ages in Europe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An state including peasants, nobles and knights. manor
A period of time when there was a lot of starvation, death and the bubonic plague. dark ages
A medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. crusades
It was the capital city of the Byzantine Empire. Constantinople
Leader of the Roman Catholic Church. Pope
A poor farmer of low social status. peasant
The dominant social an economic system in medieval Europe. feudalism
A document of liberties to which the English barons forced King John to sign in 1215. magna carta
This religion was very important during the Middle Ages in Europe. christianity
Medieval institution of knighthood where they learned bravery, courtesy, honesty, and manners. knight
These 2 kingdoms competed over territory and national unity during the Hundred Years' War. France England
He was the most important emperor of the Byzantine Empire. Justinian
The bubonic plague was also known as... black death
The highest political authority during the Middle Ages. king
Joan of Arc is considered a heroine of this country. france