Importance of the church in england

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  • Importance of the church
    • In government
      • Kept collections of laws, able to advice on legal matters
      • Taught reading and writing. gov depended on officials. Clerks issued king's writs
      • Bishops and abbots were good advisers for king- educated and literate.
    • In society
      • Major landholder. Tenants worked for the king. Paid taxes to the king.
      • Helped control society by praising king and teaching about roles in society
      • Leaders involved in shire courts and other legal matters where's god's will needed interpreting.


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