Feudalism
Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries. Broadly defined, it was a way of structuring society around relationshi...
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Manor
A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court. The proper unit of tenure under the feudal system is the...
Mesne
Mesne (an Anglo-French legal form of the O. Fr. meien, mod. moyen, mean, Med. Lat. medianus, in the middle, cf. English mean), middle or intermediate, an adjective used in several legal phrases.
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Precarium
The precarium (plural precaria)—or precaria (plural precariae) in the feminine form—is a form of land tenure in which a petitioner (grantee) receives a property for a specific amount of time without a...
Peter Payne
Peter Payne (c. 1380 – c. 1455) was an English theologian, diplomat, Lollard and Taborite. The son of a Frenchman by an English wife, he was born at Hough-on-the-Hill near Grantham.He was educated in ...
Slavery in Romania
Slavery (Romanian: robie) existed on the territory of present-day Romania from before the founding of the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia in 13th–14th century, until it was abolishe...
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Badami Chalukya architecture
The Badami Chalukya architecture was a temple building idiom that evolved in the 5th – 8th centuries in the Malaprabha river basin, in present day Bagalkot district of Karnataka state. This style is s...
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John Purvey
John Purvey (c. 1354 – c. 1414) was one of the leading followers of the English theologian and reformer John Wycliffe during the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. He was born around 1354 ...
Prince
A prince is a male ruler, monarch, or member of a monarch's or former monarch's family. Prince is a hereditary title in the nobility of some European states. The feminine equivalent is a princess. The...
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Ancien Régime in France
The Ancien Régime ([ɑ̃.sjɛ̃ ʁeʒim], Old or Former Regime) was the monarchic, aristocratic, social and political system established in the Kingdom of France from approximately the 15th century until th...
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God's Rule : Government and Islam
God's Rule : Government and Islam Six Centuries of Medieval Islamic Political Thought is a book written by scholar and historian of early Islam Patricia Crone.God's Rule : Government and Isl...
God's Rule : Government and Islam - Wikipedia
Great Famine of 1315–17
The Great Famine of 1315–1317 (occasionally dated 1315–1322) was the first of a series of large-scale crises that struck Europe early in the fourteenth century. Most of continental Europe (extending e...
Great Famine of 1315–17 - Wikipedia
Non-European royal and noble ranks
Some titles of nobility outside Europe may be considered as equivalents of Duke.Like other major Western noble titles, Duke is sometimes used to render (translate) certain titles in non-western langua...
Non-European royal and noble ranks - Wikipedia
Order of Saint Stephen
The Order of Saint Stephen (Official: Sacro Militare Ordine di Santo Stefano Papa e Martire, "Holy Military Order of St. Stephen Pope and Martyr") is a Tuscan dynastic-military order founded in 1561. ...
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Peasant
A peasant is a member of a traditional class of farmers, either laborers or owners of small farms, especially in the Middle Ages under feudalism, or more generally, in any pre-industrial society. In ...
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Agnes Ashford
Agnes Ashford was a Christian evangelist.In the 15th Century, Bishop Longland of Lincoln was investigating the activities of the Lollards. His people were informed that Ashford had taught "part of the...
John Oldcastle
Sir John Oldcastle (died 14 December 1417) was an English Lollard leader. Being a friend of Henry V, he long escaped prosecution for heresy. When convicted, he escaped from the Tower of London and the...
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Political history of medieval Karnataka
The political history of medieval Karnataka spans the 4th to the 16th centuries, when the empires that evolved in the Karnataka region of India made a lasting impact on the subcontinent. Before this, ...
Political history of medieval Karnataka - Wikipedia
Feudalism in the Holy Roman Empire
Feudalism in the Holy Roman Empire was a politico-economic system of relationships between liege lords and enfeoffed vassals (or feudatories) that formed the basis of the social structure within the H...
Feudalism in the Holy Roman Empire - Wikipedia
Early Irish law
Early Irish law, also called Brehon law, comprised the statutes which governed everyday life in Early Medieval Ireland. They were partially eclipsed by the Norman invasion of 1169, but underwent a res...
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Catalan Parliament
The Parliament of Catalonia (Catalan: Parlament de Catalunya, [pərɫəˈmen də kətəˈɫuɲə]; Spanish: Parlamento de Cataluña) is the unicameral legislature of Catalonia, Spain. It is formed by 135 ...
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King Arthur's messianic return
King Arthur's messianic return is an aspect of the legend of King Arthur, the mythical 6th-century British king. Few historical records of Arthur remain, and there are doubts that he ever existed, but...
King Arthur's messianic return - Wikipedia