Pope gregory vs henry iv
King Henry thought he could elect church officials and Pope Gregory thought he could elect kings. So the pope and king were fighting to see who was more powerful. The pope won because king Henry waited four days in the snow with no shoes to beg for forgiveness.
Life of a monk
Monks follow three vows the vow of poverty, the vow of chastity, and the vow of obedience. Monks lives are shaped around praying and reading from the book of hours to help secure salvation for themselves. Monks spend their day worshiping, reading, and manual labor. Monks had eight chores to do turning the day like copying manuscripts, washing, cooking, giving education to boys and novices, and providing hospitality. Monks also had to do many jobs during the day like barber surgeon, cellarer, and infirmarian.
Nuns followed the same three vows as monks, the vow of poverty, the vow of chastity, and the vow of obedience. Nuns spent their day worshiping, reading, and doing manual labor. Nuns lives were also shaped around praying and reading from the book of hours. Nuns did similar chores that monks did like washing, cooking, and