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The franks

Strongest of the Germanic tribes

2

King merowig

1st ruler

3

Clovis

First barbaric king to accept Christianity

4

Government officials

Mayors of the palace or major domo

5

Charles Martel

The first mayor of the palace “savior of Christianity “

6

Battle of tours

Gaul

7

Spanish Muslim

Moors

8

Land in Italy

Papal States

9

Pepin the short

Overthrows the Merovingian king

10

Charlemagne

New Frankish king

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Officials known as

Counts

12

Missi dominici

Royal messengers

13

Charlemanges son

Louis the pius

14

Spilt the empire into three

Treaty of verdun

15

Vikings

Were the most destructive

16

Famous Vikings

Ragnar lodbrok

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Norse mythology religion was

Polytheistic

18

Odin

Chief of gods

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Thor

God of thunder and battle

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Loki

Trickster

21

Freya

Goddess of war

22

Vanhalla

Heaven/ banquet hall

23

Valkryies

Decided your fate if u live or die

24

Sagas

Long epic poem

25

Feudalism

Form of government that stressed mutual alliances

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Lord

Noble who gave the land

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Vassal

A noble who received the land

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Serfs

Peasants or people who worked the land

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King / clergy

Church of ficials

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Homage

Land for protection