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Period of Decline
Dark Age
An agreement made by negotiation.
Treaty
A lords estate including on or more villages and the surrounding land.
Manor
Peasent bound to the lords land.
Serf
Person of low social status.
Peasant
Lord who has granted land in exchange for military service and loyalty.
Vassal
Estate granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange fo military service and loyalty.
Fief
Noble who served as a mounted warrior for a lord.
Knight
Code of conduct for Knights.
Chivalry
Loosly organized system of gov't in which local lords govern their own lands in return for military service to a greater lord.
Feudalism
Economic system based around a lords estate or manor.
Manorialism
Wandering poem in Europe.
Troubadour
Wordly, not religious.
Secular
Everyday language of the common people.
Vernacular
Body of laws of a church.
Canon Law
Exclusion from the Roman Catholic Church.
Excommunication
Excommunication of an entire town, region, or kingdom.
Interdict
Payment to church equal to one tenth of one's salary.
Tithe
Establisment for monks.
Monastery
Believer of Christianity.
Christian
Follower of Islam.
Muslim
Prejudice against Jews.
Anti-Semitism
Money or wealth.
Capital
Practice of lending money with interest.
Usuary
Pardon for sins commited during a person's lifetime.
Indulgences
Association of merchants or artisans who cooperate to protect interests.
Guild
Young person learning a trade from a master.
Apprentice
Plowed and tilled but not planted on during growing season.
Fallow
Style of European Church architecture characterized by pointed arches and flying butresses.
Gothic
Architectural style developed prior to the Gothic style. Use of round arch and substitution of piers for columns.
Romanesque