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Early Middle Ages c. 600-1000 CEHigh Middle Ages c. 1000-1300 CEPoliticalFranks-Charles Martel and Carolingianprotects the Frankish borderClovis-King of Merovingian empire and afterhis death the Carolingians rise up.Charlemagne- Known as Charles the Greatand was brutal to enemies but compassionateto people. He was ecclesiastical and launched53 campaigns, studied Cannon law, and wascrowned emperor of Rome which causes rifts.Manors-Large estates owned by nobles whohired serfs to perform agricultural jobs.Italian city-states-Due to population growthresults in emergence of banking.England-Monarchy. Leader was King Alfred,built navy and expanded base.France-Monarchy, Proliferation of localauthority, withdrew from government and rulesterritories in own interest. Vikings hassettlements in FranceHoly Roman Empire-Took over Franks Landafter CarolingiansdeclinedWilliam the Conqueror-Norman king invadedEurope and spread Norman principles. Rulesmore centralized than Capetian.EconomicsManors-Provided nobles with people to dotheir labor for them and by provided serfs withprotection and a place to live without fear of

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World History, Feudalism, Middle Ages, Black Death plague, Middle Ages c

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