Middle Ages

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alchemist /noun / someone who tried to change ordinary metals into gold, especially in the Middle Ages

alchemy / noun / a type of science that people used to try to change ordinary metals into gold, especially in the Middle Ages

feudal / adjective relating to feudalism

feudalism / noun /the social system that existed in Europe in the Middle Ages, in which land belonged to powerful lords and the people they allowed to live on the land had to work and fight for them

liege / noun / literary / a lord in the Middle Ages

liege /noun / literary someone who had to serve and obey a lord in the Middle Ages

lord / noun / a man of high rank in Western Europe during the Middle Ages, who had a lot of land and power

M. / abbreviation /medieval

manor /noun / an area of land owned in medieval times by a lord

mediaeval / another spelling of medieval

medieval / adjective /relating to the period of European history between about the year 1000 a.d. and the year 1500

the Middle Ages / noun the period in European history between about the year 1000 a.d. and the year 1500 a.d.. Things belonging to this period are described as medieval. The period before it is called the Dark Ages and the period after it is the Renaissance.

minstrel / noun /a singer or musician who traveled and performed in the Middle Ages

page /noun a boy whose job was to be the servant of a knight in the Middle Ages so that he could learn how to become a knight too

romance / noun / exciting and dangerous experiences, especially the experiences of knights and damsels in the Middle Ages

saga /noun / a long story written in Norway or Iceland during the Middle Ages

Saracen / noun / a name given to Arabs and other Muslims by the Christians who fought against them in religious wars in the Middle Ages

squire /noun / a young man in the Middle Ages who worked for a knight (=a man who rode a horse when fighting)

vassal noun literary someone in Europe during the Middle Ages who was loyal to a king who gave them a home and protection

Viking / noun /  one of the people from Scandinavia who traveled in ships and attacked places in Northern and Western Europe in the MiddleAges

villein / noun / a poor farm worker in the Middle Ages who was forced to work on the land of a very powerful person

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Artifacts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/dig_reports_01.shtml

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