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Catholic = “universal” Orthodox = “established” The Medieval Heritage II State building, Church vs. State, Crusades, Medieval Society. 1. State-building: “The One and the Many” a. Early-modern historians have to confront this issue i. Will European society be ruled by “the one” or “the many” 1. In short, by a centralized power or by various feudal lords 2. Late Medieval times sees transition from “many” to “one” as certain Splaces centralize and feudalism wanes. 2. State-building, England a. Anglo-Saxon, 5 th -11 th i. Alfred the Great ii. Edward the Confessor 1. Godwinson (assembly) 2. Hardrada 3. William of Normandy a. 1066, Hastings b. Vassal to king of France 3. State-building, England a. How does William centralize his power? i. Allow intermarriage btwn Normans and Anglo-Saxon nobles (subdues A-S, and creates new language) ii. Domesday Book (1080-1086) iii. Enhances royal courts 1. Heard cases throughout England to make sure King’s Law was followed – local nobles lost power 2. Over time, King’s Law became common to all, thus COMMON LAW
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2008 for the course EUH 2000 taught by Professor Beats during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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