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---- is land given to a vassal by a lord.
fief
----- ----- is a document of rights that limited the king's power signed by King John in 1215.
Magna Carta
------ ---- are laws that are common to a whole kingdom, as opposed to laws that vary from place to place.
common law
------ -------- is a set of unwritten rules that determines the relationship between a lord and his vassal.
feudal contract
------ was the seperation of Christianity into two branches, Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox.
schism
-------- are military expeditions made by European Christians to regain the Holy Land from the Muslims.
crusades
-------- is a code of ethics that kinghts were supposed to uphold.
chivalry
A ------ is a heavily armored soldier who fought on horseback.
knight
A ---------- is a contest where kinghts can show their fighting skills.
tournament
A man who served a lord in a military capcity is a ------.
vassal
Each of the three social classes in France were ------.
estate
The head of the Eastern Orothodox Church was a ---------.
patriarch
A political and social system in which a powerful lord offered portection to a vassal in return for military serivce is ---------.
feudalism
------- are the Crusaders' term for a Muslim.
infidel