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fief
a feudal estate
king
a male monarch of a major territorial unit; especially : one whose position is hereditary and who rules for life
lord
one having power and authority over others
lady
a woman having proprietary rights or authority especially as a feudal superior
vassal
a person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom he has vowed homage and fealty : a feudal tenant
homage
a feudal ceremony by which a man acknowledges himself the vassal of a lord
peasant
a member of a European class of persons tilling the soil as small landowners or as laborers
noble
of high birth or exalted rank
loyalty
the quality or state or an instance of being loyal (faithful in allegiance to one's lawful government)
knight
a mounted man-at-arms serving a feudal superior; especially : a man ceremonially inducted into special military rank usually after completing service as page and squire
squire
a shield bearer or armor bearer of a knight
page
a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight
tournament
a knightly sport of the middle ages between mounted combatants armed with blunted lances or swords and divided into two parties contesting for a prize or favor bestowed by the lady of the tournament
falconry
the art of training hawks to hunt in cooperation with a person
minstrel
one of a class of medieval musical entertainers; especially : a singer of verses to the accompaniment of a harp
herald
an official at a tournament of arms with duties including the making of announcements and the marshaling of combatants
parliament
a formal conference for the discussion of public affairs; specifically : a council of state in early medieval England
rebellion
opposition to one in authority or dominance
baron, baroness
one of a class of tenants holding his rights and title by military or other honorable service directly from a feudal superior (as a king)
count, countess
a European nobleman whose rank corresponds to that of a British earl
duke, duchess
a nobleman of the highest hereditary rank; especially : a member of the highest grade of the British peerage
riot
public violence, tumult, or disorder