20- feudalism Hist 151 - Hist 151 10/20/10 Quiz Monday (2...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Hist 151 10/20/10 Quiz Monday (2 to 3 Q on recitation readings) Feudalism Overview on PPT 1. Two kinds of relationships a. Lord/vassal – relationship btw. Two warriors who are moral equals i. Both free ii. Both warriors iii. Vassal pledges loyalty to the lord in exchange for his goods (supplies) b. Lord/Serf – relationship btw. Unequal i. Serf=no freedom ii. Protected by the Lord c. Central to both: the fief (given by the lord to the vassal) (serf worked this land) 2. The qualities of vassals a. Acted in a chivalrous b. Fought when they were called on by the Lord 3. Feudal pyramid (Vassals Superiors The Crown God) 4. The Norman Invasion of England a. Death of the last Anglo-Saxon king, Edward the Confessor, left a throne claimed by many – including William, Duke of Normandy b. William invaded in 1066, bested Harold Godwinson at Hasting 5. William (the bastard) used: a. Force b. Fiefs c. Fortresses d. Far-sighted administration 6. Serfdom meant…subjection a. Legally bound to the land one farmed
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at City College of San Francisco.

Page1 / 2

20- feudalism Hist 151 - Hist 151 10/20/10 Quiz Monday (2...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online