A History of Western Society Since 1300 for Advanced by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John

By Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Clare Haru Crowston

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Surrender to The Maid sent hither by God the King of Heaven, the keys of all the good towns you have taken and laid waste in France. She comes in God’s name to establish the Blood Royal, ready to make peace if you agree to abandon France and repay what you have taken. And you, Costs and Consequences In France the English had slaughtered thousands of soldiers and civilians. qxp 386 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50S 51R 52L 9/17/07 CHAPTER 12 2:40 PM • Page 386 T H E C R I S I S O F T H E L AT E R M I D D L E A G E S , 1 3 0 0 – 1 4 5 0 Black Death, this additional killing meant a grave loss of population.

The Crown’s efforts at famine relief failed. The Black Death Royal attempts to provide food from abroad were unsuccessful, but they indicate the extent of long-distance shipping by the beginning of the fourteenth century. In 1291 Genoese sailors had opened the Strait of Gibraltar to Italian shipping by defeating the Moroccans. Then, shortly after 1300, important advances were made in the design of Italian merchant ships. A square rig was added to the mainmast, and ships began to carry three masts instead of just one.

373 Chronology 1309–1376 Babylonian Captivity; papacy in Avignon 1310–1320 Dante, Divine Comedy 1315–1322 Famine in northern Europe 1324 Marsiglio of Padua, Defensor Pacis 1337–1453 Hundred Years’ War 1348 Black Death arrives in mainland Europe 1358 Jacquerie peasant uprising in France 1378 Ciompi revolt in Florence 1378–1417 1381 Peasants’ Revolt in England 1387–1400 1415 Great Schism Chaucer, Canterbury Tales English smash the French at Agincourt 1429 French victory at Orléans; Charles VII crowned king 1431 Joan of Arc declared a heretic and burned at the stake Apago PDF Enhancer Government Ineptitude To none of these problems did governments have effective solutions.

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