OUTLINE-What is Middle Ages?-How was the life in the Middle Ages?- How was the Middle ages Religion?-What were the Crusades? -What were the Objectives of the Crusades?-which was the Middle ages food?- Who were the Middle ages kings?
-What is Middle Ages? The Middle Ages are so called as the middle period between the declineof the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. The early Middle Ages are oftenreferred to as the Dark Ages. The Middle Ages are also referred to as theMedieval era.
-How was the life in the MiddleAges? For safety and for defense, people in the Middle Ages formed small communities around a central lord or master. Most people lived on a manor, which consisted of the castle, the church, the village, and the surrounding farm land. These manors were isolated, with occasional visits from peddlers, pilgrims on their way to the Crusades, or soldiers from other fiefdoms. In this "feudal" system, the king awarded land grants or "fiefs" to his most important nobles, his barons, and his bishops, in return for their contribution of soldiers for the kings armies. In exchange for living and working on his land.
- How were the middle ages religion? In Europe during the Middle Ages the only recognised religion was Christianity, in the form of the Catholic religion. The lives of the Medieval people of the Middle Ages was dominated by the church. The lives of many Medieval people were dedicated to to the Catholic church and religion.
-what were the Crusades? The Crusades were a series of Holy Wars launched by the Christianstates of Europe against the Saracens. The term Saracen was the wordused to describe a Moslem during the time of the Crusades.-What were the Objectives of theCrusades? The Objectives of the crusades was at first to release the Holy Land, inparticular Jerusalem, from the Saracens, but in time was extended to seizingSpain from the Moors, the Slavs and Pagans from eastern Europe, and theislands of the Mediterranean.
-What were the Middle Ages food? Up to the start of the Middle Ages when William the Conqueror and the Normans invaded England the only real influence on the types of food consumed had been from the Romans. The violent times of the Dark Ages led to a primitive society lacking in elegance or refinement. Early Middle Ages Food was basic and the ingredients were home grown. This all changed in 1066 with the Norman Conquest and between 1095 - 1270 when Europeans looked to the Eastern World and joined in the Crusades.
- Who were the Middle Ages kings? - William the Conqueror 1066-1087 - King William Rufus 1087-1100 ( the second son of William the Conqueror) -King Henry I 1100-1135 ( William Rufus brother) -Queen Matilda ( daughter of King Henry I replaced by her cousin King Stephen ) - King Stephen 1135-1154 (nephew of Henry I)