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A system of rule by local lords who were bound to king by ties of loyalty; developed in Western Europe during the Middle Ages

Feudalism

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During the Middle Ages, an estate that a lord provided a vassal

Feif

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Code of conduct during the Middle Ages that combined Christian values with the values of a warrior

Chivalry

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A peasant who was tied to his lords land

Serf

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The economic system of the Middle Ages which focused around the manor as a productive unit

Manorialism

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Head of the Roman Catholic Church

Pope

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Payment to the church of 10% of a person's income

Tithe

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Exclusion from the sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church as a penalty, resulting in the persons soul being condemned to eternal damnation

Excommunication

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In the Middle Ages, written document guaranteeing the rights of townspeople

Charter

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Money or wealth used to invest in business or enterprise

Capital

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Association of merchants or artisans that governed a town or craft in the Middle Ages

Guild

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Expert craftsman who can own his own shop

Master craftsman

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Growth of trade and industry along with the growth of capital which created new wealth in a revolution of business

Commercial revolution