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chivalry
qualities such as honor, courtesy, loyality, and fair treatment of the weak, idealized by knights in the Middle Ages.
crusade
any oof the military expeditions undertaken by European Christians from c. 1100 to c. 1400 to win the holy land from Muslims.
feudalism
a political and economic system in which large landholders or lords gave protection to people in return for their service to the landholder.
fief
a large feudal estate particularly in medieval Europe.
guild
an association of tradespepole made up of merchants, craftspeople, or artisans particularly in the Middle Ages
hierarchy
a group of people organized or classifies by rank and authority
homage
an expression of public honor or respect; in feudalism, the ceremonial recognition of allegiance to a lord shown by a vassal
knight
an armed mounted soldier of the feudal period who goves military service to a lord.
manor
the castle and estate of a feudal lord
monastery
a place in which a community of religious people, particularly monks live
oath of fealty
a feudal oath of loyalty sworn to a lord in exchange for an award of land
serf
a member of the lowest feudal class, bound to the land and whoever owned the land
university
an institution of higher learning with teaching and research facilities as well as graduate and professional schools
vassal
a person who receives land and protection from a feudal lord in return for loyalty to that lord.