Feudalism

     Feudalism

        Feudalism   

           I. Lord and Vassal:  the Feudal Relationship

              A.  Obligations of the Vassal
                   1. Homage and Fealty
                   2. Knights' service
                   3. Advice and Counsel
                   4. Hospitality
                   5. Aids and Incidents
                        a. Aids
                           i. knighting of eldest son
                           ii. first marriage of eldest daughter
                           iii.ransom
                         b. Incidents
                            i. relief
                            ii. wardship
                            iii. escheat
                            iv. forfeiture

                           Feudalism and Manorialism

                B.  Obligations of the Lord
                       1.  Protection
                       2. Honor
                       3.  Justice
                       4.  Hospitality
                       5.  Receive advice and counsel

 

           II. Subenfeudation  
               a. problems/complaints  

Links

Medieval chronology

"Chivalry, Knighthood, and Castles"x

Glossary of Feudalism   

Castles

Chivalry

Feudalism