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Let’s start with this story of King John and how Magna Carta came about:

What is Magna Carta?

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages or medieval periodlasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery.

Let’s learn more about what happened after the Norman conquest.

Here is a good explanation of feudal system:

and here is the story of Domesday Book introduced by Duke William:

And putting both in summary:

Before we moved on to the Norman Conquest in British history, let’s learn some what happened to French at that time, a very brief one.

Now, here is a brief one about the Norman Conquest

  • The Norman Conquest
    Click on the slide to learn what happened in 1066, when King Edward the Confessor died without leaving an heir

Map:

map-normandy

And as a wrap up, here is what we have learnt:

Source:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zcw76sg


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