The normans in england

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The normans in england

  1. 1. The Normans In England By: Rebecca, Eduarda e Isabella
  2. 2. Battle Of Hastings October the 14th 1066 – King Harold was killed and Normans invaded England.
  3. 3. French Became an Important Language Why? Normans worked in the government and in business & controlled the church.
  4. 4. King John Lost his French Lands On 1204, King John of England lost his French lands, detaching himself and his people from the Normans, resulting in an increase of patriotism.
  5. 5. People Felt Proud of Their English Upper classes were prouder of their english than of their french, since they spoke norman french and not parisian french.
  6. 6. Ordinary People Didn’t Know How to Speak French Regular people didn’t need and didn’t want to learn French since it was their invaders’ language.
  7. 7. 100 Years War English people rebelled against their invaders (the Normans) and engaged in the 100 years war (1337-1453).
  8. 8. The Black Death During 1348-1375, the black death epidemic killed many school teachers, church man and monks. These people were substituted by citzens who only spoke english, spreading, therefore, this language and making it more important.

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