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P273-288 - mutual rights and obligations Edward I and...

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P273-288 By 13 th century kings were finally exerting central authority o This was due to William of Normandy Will of Normandy (1066-1087) conquers England and treats it like a royal possession thus making a strong centralized monarchy by merging the Normans and Anglo-Saxons Also set up taxation system for the monarchy His son Henry I makes taxation more efficient, he continued the exchequer or permanent royal treasury Henry II also made common law or a set of laws that replaced the local laws and varied from place to place extending the power of royalty King John and Magna Carta Made to sign the Magna Carta in 1215 after failing to reconquer the duchy and also finding any way to tax people o Feudal doc that recognized relationship between king and vassals based on
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Unformatted text preview: mutual rights and obligations Edward I and Parliament • Attempted to merge all the British Isles • Got two knights and vassals from every domain French Kingdom • Capetian dynasty had emerged at end of 10 th century and bore titles of king when in fact they had little power, it would take hundreds of years before they got true power though Christian Conquest Spanish Kingdoms • Much of spain was Islamic by 8 th century • Reqonquista is the period when the Christians sought to drive the Muslims out • And by the 13 th century much more Xns were here and the Muslims were much lower in # Germany and Italy • Germany attempted to conquer Italy but that did not happen •...
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