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feudalism

political system based on bonds of loyalty between lords and vassals

vassal

in feudalism, a noble who held land fromand served a higher-ranking lord, and in returnwas given protection

fief

under feudalism, the land a lord granted to avassal in exchange for military service andloyalty

knight

in the Middle Ages, a noble warrior whofought on horseback

serf

peasant laborer bound by law to the lands of anoble

guild

a medieval business group formed by craftspeople and merchants

grand jury

jury group that decides whether there isenough evidence to accuse a person of a crime

trial jury

a group that decided whether an accused person was innocent or guilty

clergy

religious officials, such as priests, givenauthority to conduct religious services