Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII, 1399-1509 Key Words

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  • Created on: 17-04-18 14:49
Orb
A globe made from precious metal and topped with a cross. Held by a monarch on ceremonial occasions and represents sovereignty and justice.
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Sceptre
A rod/staff made from precious metal, held by a monarch as part of their royal regalia.
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Magnate
A senior noble, such as a duke/earl, who would usually hold extensive landed estates and have direct access to the king.
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Gentry
A social class of more minor landowners than the nobility, but this group wouldn't have participated in any form of agricultural labour (incl. professionals e.g. lawyers)
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Sheriff
The leading law-enforcement officer
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Card 2

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A rod/staff made from precious metal, held by a monarch as part of their royal regalia.

Back

Sceptre

Card 3

Front

A senior noble, such as a duke/earl, who would usually hold extensive landed estates and have direct access to the king.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

A social class of more minor landowners than the nobility, but this group wouldn't have participated in any form of agricultural labour (incl. professionals e.g. lawyers)

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The leading law-enforcement officer

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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