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feudalism
the exchange of land for money
vasal
a lord who is granted land in exchange for service or loyalty
chivalry
code of conduct of knights
sacrament
sacred ritual of roman catholic
excommunication
exclusion from the church as a penalty for refusing to obey church laws
capital
money avalible for investment
crusades
holy war against islam to regain the holy lands from the "infedels"
english common law
the main body of English unwritten law
parliment
english equivilent to congress
scholasticism
philosophic and theological movement that attempted to use natural human reason, in particular, the philosophy and science of Aristotle
manorialism
land in exchange for crops
knight
souldier who fought in the crusades
secular
non-religious
tithe
payment to a church - 1/10 of income
interdict
excommunication of an entire town, region or country
usery
lending money at intrest
magna carta
protected all people - allowed a fair trial, monarch must ok laws and nobels aprove taxes
estates general
representative assemby of france
vernacular
everyy day language of regular people
fief
chunk of land
serf
pesant bound to the land
heresy
religious belief contrart to the teachings of the church
conon law
church laws
charter
written document spelling out the rights and privilages of a town
guild
association of merchants or articians who cooperate to protect their economical interests
elenor of aquitaine
queen of france and england (at different times)
doomesday book
censis
theology
the study of religion
joan of arc
little cirl, sent by g-d, lead the french army, was captured by the english and was killed for being a which