EUH 4500 920.docx - EUH 4500 9\/20 Albert the Great o Only man to have an active duty army o All of England(more or less under his control There will

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EUH 4500 9/20 Albert the Great o Only man to have an active duty army. o All of England (more or less) under his control. There will still be state’s rights amongst smaller parts o He preserves Anglo-Saxon traditions and names. o He taught himself Latin so he can help translate books from Latin to English. He realized that education was tied to the church. If Church when down, then education went down. He realized the monasteries and convents preserved history and keeping records. Albert wanted that to continue. A cleric or a clerk is someone that can write. There was a churchman to help read and write. The church and state were tied together. Back then you could not separate one from another o He wanted to increase education as well. Edgar the Peaceful o Had a son, Edwar the marhter o There’s no record of him ever going to battle in his 20 yrs of England o He reformed England o There was an agnastic revival o “The highpoint of the anglo saxon people.” – Most historians Edwig (King before Edgar) During the coronation ceremony, the bishop of London was crowing him and the king looked out and saw an attractive
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  • Denmark, Germanic peoples, Anglo-Saxons, Saxons, Active Duty Army

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