Norman conquest- society

1. The Nobles gave land and precious objetcs were given to church, but what else did the normans do?

  • The Normans burnt all books written in Old English
  • They tired to control Bishops, Priests etc so they could give valuable pposts to their relatives
  • The precious objects given to the church were in fact stolen from other churches across Europe
  • Normans killed them all
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2. What were the houses/buildings made of?

  • Brick exteroir and wooden beams for extra support
  • They didnt have houses, they were poor
  • wood frame and walls made of wattle and daub
  • Wood frame and grass/horse poo walls

3. Once the Normans took over, wat happened to the Anglo-Saxon books?

  • Nothing happened
  • They were burned
  • Language wa changed to Latin
  • The books were altered

4. What order does the Feudal System go in?

  • Earl, King, thegns, peasent slaves
  • King, Earls, Thegns, Peasent slaves
  • Peasent slaves, Thegns, Earls, King
  • Kings, Thegns, peasent slaves, earls

5. What was England divided into? And what ahppened to the taxes in these areas?

  • Burh- anglo saxon settlement and taxes didnt change
  • Shires- Earl oversaw government and taxes were based on value of shires land
  • County- Earls had control over each county as well as controlling taxes
  • Plot- taxes increased on each house

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