Medieval City Project 1.
History of the city – How did the power switch to a king? Who’s the King Clergy and Nobles a. What type of church exists in your city? b. Who are the clergy? c. Who are the nobles? d. How is the land divided among the nobles? e. Where are the casltes located? What do they look like? Vassals/Knights a. Who are the knights (make up families)? Which lord do they serve? b. What is the code of chivalry they follow? (you can make up your own code following the examples given in class in notes) c. Create armor and crests for your knights and their families (you need to create at least 4 knight families) d. What weapons do your knights wield (use)? i. The Battle 1. Create a famous battle that takes place in your city during its medieval history. 2. Pick one group from the class to “battle” and get information from them that will allow you to create your epic battle. 3. Include typical medieval war occurences such as castle sieges and knight battles. 4. What weapons were used in the battle? 5. Who won the war? Peasants and Serfs a. What does your peasant/serf village(s) look like? b. How is the farming taken care of? c. Create a map of one of your villages. Include important places such as serf homes, the church, pastures, a blacksmith, the manor house, a baker, farm land, any water, etc.
Medieval City Project
d. How many serfs/peasants live in your city? How are they treated?