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Armed Retainers of the Germanic Kingdoms
Status of Knights and Lesser Vassals
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abbot administrative allod Anjou archbishop aristocracy army aspects of feudalism bailli barons became benefice Bernier bishop castellans CENTURY1 Charlemagne church Cluny command consent count of Anjou count of Champagne count of Grandpre count of Poitou count Robert countess countess of Flanders court developed district documents duchy duke of Normandy early Einhard eleventh century emperor English families feudal lords fief Flanders fragmentation Frankish gave German kingdom give grant Hannover heirs held hereditary hold homage important judge king Henry king of England king of France king of Germany king Philip king's knight's fee knights land laymen lesser vassals lord's ment military service ministerials money-fief monks noble oath owed Paris peasants political power possession pounds of Tours precaria protection Raoul Reading rear-vassals rights of justice Roman royal rulers rules scutage serfs social soldiers subordinates summoned thirteenth century twelfth century vassals viscount voyer wardship William