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The Papal MonarchyThe Western Church from 1050 to 1250$
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Colin Morris

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198269250

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198269250.001.0001

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The Pattern of Social Change

The Pattern of Social Change

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(p.34) 2 The Pattern of Social Change
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The Papal Monarchy
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Colin Morris

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198269250.003.0003

From the late eleventh century, large changes were taking place in Western society. It was an age of population increase, with the clearance of great forests. Some of the small settlements of previous centuries began to evolve into cities of commercial importance, and became the centres of cathedrals and schools. There was a marked increase in the quality of education, within which a diversification of subjects was taking place. The aristocracy shared in the new prosperity, and a number of nobles became patrons of learning, poetry, and religion. Ideas circulated more freely within a society, which was slowly becoming more open.

Keywords:   Anselm of Laon, city schools, clearance of forests, courts, grammar, schools

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