The Middle Ages crown and septor

Feudalism

Lifestyle

Black Death

Church

Crusades

Manor

Vassal

     

Primary Sources

Medieval Sourcebook - primary sources from Medieval times.

The Middle Ages and Renaissance - primary documents from EyeWitness to History.com.

EuroDocs: History of Medieval & Renaissance Europe: Primary Documents - links to collections of documents.

ORB--Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies - scholarly site which includes the ORB Encyclopedia: a topically arranged index to original articles, primary sources, bibliographies, images, and links.

Medieval Maps - 120 maps that relate to the medieval period arranged by category (political, ecclesiastical, military, plans, and other).

Middle Ages: Art - examples of artwork from the Middle Ages.

General Information

Middle Ages - what life was really like in the Middle Ages.

Middle Ages - EMuseum @ Minnesota State University.

Defining the Middle Ages - overview of Medieval history.

The Middle Ages and Renaissance - primary documents from EyeWitness to History.com.

 

Feudalism

Feudalism - brief introduction from Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport.

The Middle Ages: Feudalism - what life was really like in the Middle Ages from Annenberg Learner.org.

Rise of Feudalism - overview from the University of Kansas.

Feudalism and the Feudal Relationship - from The History Guide.org.

Feudalism - primary documents connected with feudalism.

 

Lifestyle

The Middle Ages: Feudalism - what life was really like in the Middle Ages from Annenberg Learner.org.

Life During the Middle Ages - be sure to check out the sidebar links.

 

Plague

Black Death - overview from medieval-life.net. 

The Black Death: Bubonic Plague - student created site in partnership with the School of Education, Brigham Young University.

The Black Death - causes and effects of the Plague.

 

Church

The Middle Ages: Religion - what the church was like in the Middle Ages from Annenberg Learner.org.

Popes - biographical information on popes, listed in chronological order.


Crusades

The Crusades - offers a detailed account of the origins and outcome of the eight European crusades against Islamic strongholds in Europe and Persia (The Catholic Encyclopedia) 

Manor

Description of a Manor House - primary source description of a manor house at Chingford, Essex in England. 

Vassal

Order of Loyalties - primary source description of order given to a vassal.


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