Chapter 2 The Feudal System Flashcards
Why was the feudal system created?
To establish the Norman power in England
Why was the feudal system beneficial to the king?
It gave him control which he gave to others in return of tax, protection and loyalty
Why was the feudal system beneficial to the barons?
It gave them power and land
Why was the feudal system disagreed upon?
98% of the population were unlucky and at the bottom with no chances in life
All 4 levels in the feudal system
Peasants / surfs / villains then knights then barons / lords and last of all the king