Describe the mendicant orders of the thirteenth century. According to, “Four main mendicant orders, with diverse geographical and ideological origins, became influential in Britain: the Franciscans (Friars Minor), the Dominicans (Friars Preacher, or Black Friars), the Augustinian (Austin) Friars, and the Carmelites (the White Friars).” The Franciscans are a group of related medicant Christians religious orders, primarily used be the Catholic church. The Dominicans were founded in Toulouse, France, by Saint Dominic and is also known as the Order of Preachers. It is in order of the Catholic church. The Augustinian Friars were a Latin Rite Order and consecrated religious. The Carmelites are also known as Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel is a Roman Catholic mendicant religious order for men and women. 

What was the significance of the Magna Carta? According to Independent, “Magna Carta, which means ‘The Great Charter’, is one of the most important documents in history as it established the principle that everyone is subject to the law, even the king, and guarantees the rights of individuals, the right to justice and the right to a fair trial.” Some people think that the Magna Carta is significant because the king had to follow the same rules as the citizens. 

What was the significance of King Philip IV of France? According to Wikipedia, “Philip IV, called Philip the Fair, was King of France from 1285 to 1314. By virtue of his marriage with Joan I of Navarre, he was also King of Navarre as Philip I from 1284 to 1305, as well as Count of Champagne.” His reign is said to be one of the most important in mediaeval history. This is because he challenged the authority of the Pope of France, and was successful.

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