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Feudalism

A system in which land was owned by kings or lords but held by vassals in return for their loyalty

Medieval

Referring to the middles Ages or the Dark Ages during the Renaissance.

Manor

A large estate, often including farms and a village, ruled by a lord.

Fiefs

A large area of land that a lord gave to a less wealthy noble, who was known as a vassal.

Knight

A warrior who wore protective armor during battles.

Vassal

A less wealthy noble who pledged his loyalty to the lord in exchange for a fief.

Chivalry

Defined as the code of honor and courtesy expected of knights during the Middle Ages.

Tax

Money paided to the government to help build buildings and fix problems in the economy.