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Growth of Royal Power in England and France
Do Now (U6D5)February 5, 2014
Complete the Do Now: Strong Monarchs in England
HW: Read the Chapter 9, Section 1 Sections titled “Evolving Traditions of English Government” and “Successful Monarchs in France” on pages 208-211, and then answer the questions on the homework sheet (On the back of today’s do now). Complete Magna Carta Document.
PQ1: Who is William the Conqueror and how did he establish control in England?
Battle of Hastings (1066)
How did monarchs (kings) gain power over nobles and the Catholic Church in England?
How did evolving relations between the King of England and nobles and the church limit royal power?
King John of England r. 1199-1216
John’s Troubles King Henry’s son was untrustworthy
Faced three powerful enemies while ruling England King Philip II of France
Pope Innocent III
His own English Nobles
Ever since William the Conqueror (1066), England held land in France (Anjou and Normandy) John lost to Philip and had to give up this land
Anjou and Normandy
Pope Innocent III vs John
John and the Pope Pope Innocent nominated a new Bishop of
John rejected this nomination
Pope Innocent placed all of Britain under the interdict To lift the interdict, King John had to declare
England a fief of the papacy
As a fief, King John had to pay a yearly tax to the Catholic Church
John and the Magna Carta (1215)
Magna Carta and John’s Abuses of
Power Magna Carta guaranteed
Protected freeman from arbitrary arrest
No new taxes without first consulting his great council of lords and clergy
ASSERTED LORDS HAD RIGHTS
MONARCH MUST OBEY THE LAW
Take a look at the document on the Magna Carta and answer the “Critical Thinking” question at the bottom of the page.
You may write your answers on the back of this paper