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~system of govt
feudalism
~land granted by the lord to the lesser noble
fief
~person or recipent of the land
vassal
~the inheritance system
~father->eldest son
Primogeniture
economic and social system ~based around mannors of the Middle Ages
~no connection w/ the military
Manoralism
~very short life
~lowest class
~manual labor
Serf/peasant
~system of rules that dictated knights towards others
~bahavioral system the knights had to follow
Chivalry
vassals obligations
~administer justice
~fead the lords family
~contribute money-> taxes
~had to fight in batle when the lord was called to
The lords obligation to the vassals
~must protect the vassals
~give miliary aid
~gaurd the vassals children
Battle or Combat
~they would fight to see who was guilty
~the accused vs the accuser
Trial by ordeal
~the accused was given some physical torture
-died floating=innocent
-died sinking=guilty
too late
~put in boling water to see sink and float tecnique
comapre and contrast Feudalism and Manoralism
Manor=
~no military connection
~organized trade system
~economically based
peasents held land for the lords

Feudalism=
~connection with the military
triangle?
Nobles->peaseants/serfs
What were the castles like?
~on hills
~made of wood, stone, and earth (mud)
~"keep" was the main part
~thick walls
~small windows- protection when inder attack