Great leaders of the middle ages
King John was the first of William Shakespeare's history plays. He was the king of England 1199 until his death. He accepted a document called the Magna Carta which is an agreement to not collect taxes form nobles without their consent.
Willaim Conqueror led the Norman conquest of England and provided stability and firm government in an age of great disorder. He also ruled England from 1066 to 1087. He created a book called the doomsday book to help the king set up a taxing system.