HIS 4b Lecture 10 Social and Economic Background of German Reformation

HIS 4b Lecture 10 Social and Economic Background of German Reformation

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02-05 Social and Economic Background of German Reformation • reformation appeal because there was a sense that their society and culture was in danger and this was a means of restoring it • late feudal culture • chivalric culture • emphasized the heroic knight • distance between ideal and practice was made greater • fief • divided into manors • peasants tilled on the lands • in 14 and 15 c. economy on manor upset • black death • labor shortage • increased market economy • increasingly monetized • want to till the land for money • leads to demands for labor • land owners want people to stay on the land • put in regulations which impede mobility • uprisings all over Europe • social protest as a result of clamping down on labor • 2 resolutions that emphasized 2 different aspects and manors • on medieval manor • some restrictions on freedom and some freedom to acquire land • in Western Europe • personal freedom, no land • laborers get freedom to leave manor
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HIS 4b Lecture 10 Social and Economic Background of German Reformation

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