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Referring to middle ages in Europe or period of history in between ancient and modern times


Sparsely populated, undeveloped area on the outskirts of civilization

Missi Dominici

Agents of Emperor Charlemagne who traveled throughout the empire to check the conditions o fthe roads, listen to grievances, and see that justice was done


Formal course of study, based on Latin languages


In Medieval Europe, lord who was granted land in exchange for service and loyalty for a greater lord


Loosely organized system of government in which local lords governed their own lands but owed military service and other support to a greater lord

Feudal Contract

Exchange of pledges between lords and vassals


In Middle Ages, an estate granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for service and loyalty


Noble in Europe, served as a mounted warrior for a lord in Middle Ages


Mock battle in which knights would compete against one-another to show off fighting skills


Code of conduct for knights during Middle Ages


Wandering poet in Europe in Middle Ages


During Middle Ages in Europe, lord's estate, which included one or more villages and surrounding lands


In Medieval Europe, peasant bound to lord's land

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