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Medieval Europe Ch. 2 Vocabulary

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Christianity
the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus
Charlemagne
the leader of the Franks from 768 to 814 C.E., who unified most of the Christian lands of Europe into a single empire
feudalism
the economic and political system of medieval Europe in which people exchanged loyalty and labor for a lord's protection
fief
land granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty and service
serf
a peasant who could not leave the lord's land on which he or she was born and worked
chivalry
the medieval knight's code of ideal behavior, including bravery, loyalty, and respect for women
excommunication
removing someone's membership to a church
salvation
the removal of the penalties of sin

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