Kings and Queens of the Middle Ages

King Responsibilities

Being the Most Powerful, the Monarchs were in Responsible for:

-Keeping Order

-Providing Protection for Vassals

-Assigning Lords

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Skills a Good King Needs:

-Good Managment

-Diplomatic Skills

-Military Knowledge

William the Conqueror

William took over his cousin’s throne and became king. He was called William the Conqueror. He brought the feudal system to England.

Monarch Fun-Facts

-Most kings and queens believed in the "Divine Right of Kings", the idea that God had given them the right to rule.

-Few had enough money to have their own army.

-They had to rely on their Nobles to choose knights and soilder.

-You became a king if you were the oldest son of the previous king.

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