Explain the significance of the following:
1. Hanseatic League
2. Lollards
3. "book transfers"
4. Wars of the Rose
5. Imitation of Christ
6. heretics of the Free Spirit
7. double-entry bookkeeping
8. flagellation
9. Council of Constance
10. Canterbury Tales
11. Golden Horde
12. Grand Duchy of Moscow
13. Ciompi
14. Tudors
15. millets
Match the event in column I with the date in column II. Click the Key for the proper answer. Then arrange the events in chronological order. Click for proper ordering of events.
1. Union of Aragon and Castile
A. 1240
2. Outbreak of the Black Death in Europe
B. 1375
3. Battle of Crècy
C. 1469
4. Beginning of the "Babylonian Captivity" of the papacy
D. 1347
5. Accession of the Tudor king Henry VII
E. 1453
6. Death of Boccaccio
F. 1509
7. The Jacquerie
G. 1415
8. End of the Great Schism
H. 1346
9. Burning of John Hus
I. 1417
10. Death of Ivan the Great
J. 1305
11. Fall of Constantinople
K. 1505
12. Mongol invasion of the Kievan state
L. 1358
Who Was I?
1. Fifteen year old king of England who promised Wat Tyler and his rebels that serfdom would be abolished, then killed many of them, including their leader, as they dispersed for their homes.
2. Peasant leader of a rebellion against aristocratic privelege and heavy taxes.
3. First pope to return to Rome after the "Babylonian Captivity".
4. Elected after Gregory XI died; quickly voted out by the college of cardinals and replaced by Clement VII causing the Great Schism.
5. Appointed by the college of cardinals in place of a pope who revealed himself as hostile to the concerns of the mostly French body of cardinals.
6. Appointed pope by the Council of Constance, ending the Great Schism.
7. Part of the mystical movement of the late Middle Ages, he preached the doctrine of the Divine Spark in all men which was the dwelling place of God.
8. Turkish Sultan who finally conquered Constantinople after a cannon-aided siege.
9. Preacher who followed the teachings of Wyclif, calling for strict adherence to the teachings of St. Augustine and clerical reform. Tried for heresy and burned at the Council of Constance.
10. Italian painter famous for naturalistic depictions of religious scenes.
11. One of the greatest Ottoman Sultans, he promoted literature and the fine arts, and expanded the empire to its greatest limits.
12. French peasant girl who convinced the uncrowned Charles VII to put her at the head of his armies.
13. Flemish painter famed for works of "deep religious piety" which portray "minute details of familar everyday experience".
14. First Tudor King of England, who strengthened the Royal power and built up the treasury.


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