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Ch. 8 Vocab.

Medieval. L. 'medius'=middle, 'aevuum'=age.
Frontier. Forest outskirts of civilizations.
Missi dominici. (L.) Lord's messages.
Curriculum. Formal course of study.
Feudalism. Pledge of service for land.
Vassal. Lesser lord.
Feudal contact. Exchange of pledges.
Fief. Estate.
Knight. Warrior on horse.
Tournament. Mock battle.
Chivalry. Code of conduct.
Troubadour. Wandering poet.
Manor. Lord's estate.
Serf. Peasant bound to land.
Tithe. 1/10 income.
Secular. Worldly.
Papal supremacy. Pope rule over secular rule.
Canon law. Church law.
Excommunication. Denial of sacraments.
Interdict. Order against entire town.
Simony. Selling of church office.
Friar. Monk not isolated.
Anti-Semitism. Prejudice against Jews.
Charter. Written rights for town.
Capital. Money for investment.
Partnership. United merchants.
Bill of exchange. De facto check.
Tenant farmer. Farmer who paid rent.
Middle class. Merchants, traders, artisans, etc.
Usury. (Excessive) interest on money loan.
Guild. Artisan association.
Apprentice. Intern.
Journeyman. Salaried worker.
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