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a system of power in Europe during the Middle Ages. The kings and queens had the most power followed by the nobles, knights and peasants.
feudalism
Noble qualities knights were suppose to have or possess.
Chivalry
From the middle ages
medieval
The men of the church who performed the services of the church.
Clergy
The years between ancient and modern times [A.D. 500 - A.D. 1500]
Middle Ages
A deadly disease, carried by flea infested rats that devastated or killed one third of Europe's population
Black Death or Black Plague
Preventing someone from participating in church life.
Excommunicate
In medieval Europe, a man who promised to be a loyal landowner, who, in return gave him a share of the land.
vassal
Usually peasants or poor people that worked or belonged to the land or manor.They couldn't marry or leave without the lords permission
Serfs
An unpaid worker who was being trained in a particular craft.
Apprentice
Ability to supply their own needs.
Self-sufficient
a large estate that often included a village, as well as farmlands inhabited by poor people or peasants
Manor
Traveling performers who wandered from place to place singing about the chivalrous deeds of knights for their ladies.
Troubadours.
All of the people in town who practiced a certain trade.
Guild