Norman government

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  • Government
    • King
      • Defend England and pass laws
      • Has power over the church
      • Calls the Witan for advice
        • Made up of Earls, Thegns and some members of the church
      • Writes the law (writ)
    • Earls
      • Protect their people and land from attack
      • Own large areas of land and raise men for the army
      • Four big Earldoms
        • Mercia
        • Wessex
        • Northumbria
        • East Anglia
    • Thegns
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