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Feudal System

Terms of Medieval Feudalism

vassal any person granted land in exchange for services, protection and loyalty
fief Large tracks of land divided by the king and granted to vassels
serf a peasant who was bound to the land and manor
feudalism political, economic and social system based on the granting of land in exchange for service, protection, and loyalty
baliff tax collector on the fief
knight male, usually from nobility, trained to fight and protect the fief and fight for the king
manor the large estate of the noble/lord, including the village, land and surrounding forest.
lord noble in charge of the manor & vassal to the king
manorial system an economic system in the Middle Ages that was built around a self-sufficient manor.
freemen skilled craftsmen, merchants, blacksmiths, millers, etc. who paid rent to the lord to work and live on the manor
tithe a church tax that was equal to 1/10 of a peasant's income
Created by: chambrook