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The Feudal System: Castles At War

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Wide shot of an outdoor water fountain with a palace in the background. Caption. William III thought Henry's palace was outmoded.

Addresses the development of feudalism in Europe and how it eventually led to the Renaissance and Period of Enlightenment. Explains the feudal system, explores four British castles and their history, and describes how the Middle Ages (with its Crusades and Black Death) yielded to cultural rebirth. Traces the rise of the Renaissance in arts, religion, science, exploration, and philosophy. Offers questions to ponder between the four segments.

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Runtime: 55 minutes 29 seconds

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