In control over his realm and populous. Penultimately,

In order to assess, the question posed, it is crucial to decipher the characteristics of an ‘exemplar’ king.Firstly a king must be Christian, due to the ‘ divine right of kings’ it granted kings legitimacy, it states that the king is subject to no earthly authority because they were placed on earth solely by the…

Extra the Prophet, Muhammad. The Abbasid dynasty came

Extra Credit Assignment         The Abbasid Caliphate was one of the first Islamic Caliphates to triumph the Prophet, Muhammad. The Abbasid dynasty came from Abu Talib Ibn Abd Al-Muttalib, who is Muhammad’s uncle. The Abbasid period ruled from 750 and lasted until 1258 CE. This period is known as the Islamic Golden Age,…

What do you consider to be the defining elements of a socialist outlook

As an ideology, socialism has many elements to it. However, not many of these can be considered defining elements to a socialist outlook. Socialism contains multiple different schools of thought: state socialism, social democracy and the third way; many elements of socialism will not apply to certain strands of the ideology. One could argue that…

The acquisition of Granada in 1492

The Communeros were groups of rebels composed mostly of townspeople, but also including some clergy and nobles. The revolts erupted in the northern town of Castile sparked by Charles demands for funds from the Cortes to support his bid for the crown of the Holy Roman Empire. The Communeros revolt overlapped with that of the…

Wolsey could have done more to reform government at home

Sources M, N and O disagree with the statement ‘Wolsey could have done more to reform government at home’ but all three sources suggest he was more inclined to help the poor and villains than the more powerful and influential nobles. Source P agrees with the above statement depicting that Wolsey was second-rate and could/…

King Charles

At a young age Charles was a quiet, solitary prince. His brother Henry was the heir to the throne until his death aged 12, and he enjoyed much more popularity in court than his younger brother. The effects of living in his brother’s shadow from an early age gave Charles inadequate training as a public…

Textual demands. In turn, it introduced discipline and

Textual Evidence suggests that response to Buddhism in China changed numerous times from the collapse of the Han Dynasty till the end of the Tang Dynasty. Although the true form of Buddhism (Theravada) was never accepted in China, the chinese did accept, eventually include and then reject Mahayana Buddhism. It was rejected at first because…

America act was the Massachusetts government act, this

America used to be full of colonies owned by Great Britain. At this time, there were many unfair laws passed by British government that colonists were not in agreement with. The government also increased taxes without the colonists permission, this angered the colonists. How did the colonists respond to these unfair laws and taxes? This…

Social and political climate in England in the 1760s with the colonies

The last four decades of the eighteenth century marked a decisive turning point in the history of Western Civilization. Before 1760, divine-right monarchy and aristocratic society were accepted as normal; after 1800, ever stronger voices would speak for civil liberties and constitutions. This age of revolution was nevertheless a culmination of earlier trends. As we…