Feudal Society and the Social Hierarchies of early Medieval Europe

Feudal Society and the Social Hierarchies of early Medieval Europe

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Feudal Society and the Social Hierarchies of Early Medieval Europe Breakup of Charlemagne’s Empire, Meaning of “Feudalism”? Great epic battle between the Christians and the Muslims Feudal society social system that dominated Europe from ate 900 century for three hundred years neither ancient nor modern setup to control local law and social order cultural, political, economical aspects feudalism has an emphasis on a personal relationship to power identity is defined by personal relationship to someone who is above you in the political hierarchy Economical Relationship between peasants and lords Political Relationships to king or lord Cultural Worldview that stresses hierarchy obedience and duty to your superiors Emerges in response to military problems Invasion of Carolingian Empire No armies to protect them constant threat from Normandy Protection from a local count Local responses to external threats response to a power vacuum at the center of the old Carolingian Empire Decentralization and Duty, Neither Ancient nor Modern Personal Relation to Power Impact of Invasions from North,
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