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Feudalism

A system that ruled during the Middle Ages in which the highest was:
1 king
2 lords
3 knights
4 serfs/ peasants

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What did the kings give to lords?

Land for the lord to train knights on

3

What did the knights give to the peasants?

Land to rent and farm on

4

What did the knights give to the peasants?

Land

5

What did the peasants give to the knights

They produced food and payed taxes

6

What did the knights give the lords?

Loyalty and protection

7

What did the lord give to the kings?

Loyalty and support

8

Who did the knights protect?

Lords, peasants

9

How did knights get lan and how much did they own?

They owned 20% and through divine right

10

How did feudalism develop?

The fall of the Roman Empire

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What did feudalism rely on?

Loyalty

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Vassals who had ______ ended up having political authority

Fiefs

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Peasants =

Villeins and serfs

14

Lords =

Tenants-in-chief, bishops

15

Fief =

Grants land in return for loyalty and work

16

Vassal =

Provides something for someone else

17

What did the fuedal contract determine?

The relationship between a lord and a vassal

18

Manor =

Agriculture estate that a lord run and peasants worked on

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Why was feudalism necessary to kings and emperors?

Because they didn’t have a large enough army or enough educated men available