Feudalism

Feudalism - Feudalism the social, political, and economic...

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Feudalism the social, political, and economic institution of the early middle ages Our notion of elections, and the way republic is run, comes out of British Parliament, which is a medieval institution Definition- system of government that provided protection, justice, order, and taxes o Government at its most primitive o Loyalty of one individual to another o Provided these things in time of chaos Came into Medieval Ages due to the fall of the Roman Empire o Roman cities disappeared and this government rose from the countryside, not citites Manorialism 1 of the 2 systems that make up feudalism Primarily an economic system Roman institution Provides labor in exchange for protection o For protection against raids, tax collectors, military recruiters Personal deal between two people that provides security Obligations of the Landlord (lord) o Provide protection o Settle disputes between peasants o Provides grazing rights Ex. Right to let cow pasture in the common fields
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course HIST 1001 taught by Professor Sheehan during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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