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vassal
in medieval Europe, a lord who has granted land in exchange for service and loyalty to a greater lord
fief
in the Middle Ages, an estate granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for service and loyalty
knight
noble in Europe who served as a mounted warrior for a lord in the Middle Ages
chivalry
code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages
troubadour
wandering poet in Europe in the Middle Ages
manor
during the Middle Ages in Europe, a lord's estate, which included one or more villages and the surrounding lands
serf
in medieval Europe, peasant bound to the lord's land
secular
having to do with worldly, rather than religious, matters
sacrament
sacred ritual of the Roman Catholic Church
canon law
body of laws of a churh
excommunication
exclusion from the Roman Catholic Church as a penalty for refusing to obey Church laws
interdict
in the Roman Catholic Church, excommunication of the entire region, town, or kingdom
tithe
payment to a church equal to one tenth of a person's income
anti-Semitism
prejudice against Jews
charter
in the Middle Ages, a written document that set out the rights and privileges of a town