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Feudalism
(2,144 words)

Feudalism in the legal sense implies the relationship between the feudal lord (or liege) and his vassal as defined by feudal law: the vassal owes his lord obedience and various services (especially mi…

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Werner Rösener, “Feudalism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033690>
First published online: 2016



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