1-10-08 - HISTORY 211 Righting a Church Terms Bayeaux...

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HISTORY 211 Righting a Church 1/10/08 Terms Bayeaux Tapestry o Narrative of conquest of England by Normans. Made by Anglo-Norman embroiderers. Women represented He-man type of story o Anglo-Norman propaganda, explained why William’s kingship was justified o Secular Battle of Hastings (1066) o English fought on foot, so Normans crushed them and eliminated Harold Anglo-Norman Canossa o From January 27 to Jaunary 29, 1077, Henry IV was standing outside of Canossa. Matilda, his vassal, couldn’t let him in because Gregory VII was in Canossa at the time Matilda of Tuscany o Lived in Castle of Canossa, vassal of Henry IV Henry IV (+1106) o Called Gregory VII “False Monk Hildebrand,” repented outside of Canossa to gain Gregory’s forgiveness o Rebuilt his power base after gaining Gregory’s forgiveness, finally became Holy Roman Emperor Holy Roman Empire Gregory VII (+1085) o Pope who excommunicated Henry IV; as a result, Henry IV lost all his vassals o
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