Middle Ages: Quest 3
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land (given) granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty and service
person who got a fief by his lord in exchange for loyalty
a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service to the King
a system in which lords divided their lands into estates, which were farmed mostly by serfs who received protection from the lord in return
The 1/10 rule stated that farmers would have to give 1/10 of their harvest and others would give 1/10 of their food and land; these were given to the church and/or the class above you.
a code that knights adopted in the late Middle Ages; requiring them to be brave, loyal and true to their word; they had to fight fairly in battle
William the Conqueror
duke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England
A person who GIVES a fief to someone
Ruled by King or Queen. The kingdom is made up of many manors. The Kingdom would have many Nobles, knights, and peasants.
Oath of Fealty
when a vassal swears to be loyal and support his lord.
test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence--Fire, Water, boiling water, Combat and others.
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