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Medieval Latin had two words for war; what are they & definition
Bellum - War(fare) Werra/Guerra - Private Warfare
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What are the main reasons for the power struggle in France?
Royal Fisc & Conflict
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Who wrote about Louis V?
Richer of Reims
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What did he say?
Preoccupied with 'worldly vanities' and 'morally corrupt'
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Who were the Ingelgarians?
Most successful Princely Family - Based in Anjou
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What was the problem with the principalities?
Lack of cohesive admin and land distributed to wrong lords
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How many castles were built in Maine and when?
50 between 1050 and 1065
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What were the negative aspects of castles?
Violence, Oppression and Corruption
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What are Bouchard's arguments on Castles?
Forces of stability, easy to defend
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For whom did the castles not provide protection?
The 'unarmed'
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What was the new development of fief-holdings?
'Horizontal alliances'
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What was the Peace Movement?
Knights swore on relics to preserve peace
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What was the Truce of God?
Aristocracy swore on relics to limit private warfare
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What values did chivalry try to promote?
Generosity & courtesy
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What did Chivalry mark as a grievous sin?
The killing of peasants and opponents outside of war
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Where did Chivalry originate?
The Church e.g. The Cuff
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Summarise 3 Points of Bouchard's
Fief-holding was far from orderly
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Summarise 3 points of Bouchard's
Spread of Castles indicated weakening power
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Summarise 3 points of Bouchard's
Women were not marginalised and could rule in their own right
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Summarise 1 points of Geary's
Main causes of coflict were land, rights and honour
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