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  • Letter By Count Henry II
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    The fundamental institutions of medieval feudal society are something that many historians have researched at great length. One of the best existing windows into medieval institutions, society, culture, and other matters, is Feudal Society in Medieval France: Documents from the County of Champagne; One of the sections contained in this compilation of documents is on the Crusades. The documents contained in this section are of correspondence between various parties all pertaining to the Crusades....
  • Father Latour His Mission
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    Death Comes for the ArchbishopByWilla Cather Willa Cather is the author of the award winning novel Death Comes For The Archbishop written in 1927. She was born in 1873 near Winchester, Virginia and soon moved to Nebraska (Cather, 1927). During her childhood she was surrounded by foreign languages and customs. Even at her young age she felt a connection to the immigrants in Nebraska and was intrigued with their connection to the land. Willa also loved writing about the vanished past of the Americ...
  • Non Church People And People
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    The Reformation was when the Protestants broke away from the Pope. Martin Luther King, the leader, led the break with Rome. He translated the bible into German. The 95 Theses was basically a book of complaints. One of the theses was the practice of selling indulgences, which was distributed all over Europe. The practice of selling indulgences was a forgiven pass for not going to confession. Calvinism was the theological tenets of John Calvin. One teaching of his was predestination. Another was C...
  • Bishops And People Of The Church
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    Basic Foundations of History 002 9/3 o Pluralism o Absenteeism o Violation of Vows of Celibacy o Competition / Conflict between church and state Pluralism: Holding more than one church or / and territory... meaning bishop or whoever could have more power and wealth. Absenteeism: People of power or rulers never went to all territories they were responsible for. This was due to decentralization and to the vast divided up land. The lord or Bishop or Archbishop would have monks and priests work belo...
  • Peasants Crusade
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    The Crusades were a bloody time period. They were a military campaign by the pope and the Roman Catholic Church to take back Jerusalem from the Muslims. They lasted from the 11th- 13th century. They were catastrophic and left Europe in ruins. Although the Crusades were such a violent period of time, they had a positive impact in history because of their role in the renaissance and exposing the Western world to the Eastern. The Crusades were an outlet for the intense religious tension between the...

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