England and The Middle Ages
The Start of England
Invasions of England
A New England
William the Conqueror took over England, and was crowned King on Christmas day 1066. King William and his other political leaders began to eradicate slavery by creating a more widespread work force called serfs, which were very much like slaves but treated more fairly. Anglo-Normans have caused multiple civil wars, the loss of Normandy,and in the 14 century England was facing other problems such as the great famine,the black death, and various catastrophic events that is throwing the economy into chaos all while undermining old political order.
Critical Thinking Questions
1. Why did the Vikings attack England in the early middle ages?
The Vikings attacked England because they wanted to seek treasures, more land, and better soil for farming.
2. How did the Anglo-Saxon people be replaced by Norman and French nobles, and what did they change?
The Norman invasion of England led by William the Conqueror in 1066 led to the downfall of the Anglo-Saxon people. William the Conqueror and his other political leaders banished
slavery from England, but created other labourers called serfs. They also increased trade with other kingdoms.