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The Magna Carta
This subject is about the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta was made in 1215. The Magna Carta was signed by King John stating that the king was not above the law of the land and protecting the rights of the people.
Hundred Years of War
The hundred years war is pretty self explanatory. The participants int this war was England and France, and lasted for more than 100 years. It went from 1337 to 1453. The war was varieties of battles, with long peace periods in between.
The Norman Conquest 1066
The Normans were vikings who settled on the coast of France. The French people called them Noresmen from Norway. Later on their names changed to the plain old Normans, and the land they were living on, changed to Normandy. Through a peace treaty, with the king of France, Normandy was changed to Duchy of France, and instead of a king, their leader was called a Duke, the Duke of Normandy.
Later on, King Hardada of Norway gathered all of his army, and invaded England. The England army also gathered. The fighting was notorious, and at least 5,000 men were lost on both sides! But, King Harold II cam out on top, and won the war. In that war, King Hardrada was killed.
Reconquista of Spain
The Reconquista of Spain was given it's name, from a long war. This war was between the Christian Kingdom, and the Muslim Moors over having the control of the Iberian Peninsula. This war lasted from about 718 to 1492
Wars of the Roses
The Wars of the Roses was a war fought in England it lasted for about 30 years. The battles were mostly small, and the time in between could have been a year at a time.