- the state or quality of being feudal.
- the principles and practices of feudalism.
- a fief or fee.
Origin of feudality
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Examples from the Web for feudality
But why had the noble wearer of this sword been deprived of his feudality and tenure?Under the Rose
Frederic Stewart Isham
It is true that this was in accordance with the principle of feudality.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)
Samuel R. Gardiner.
To him, feudality was a blank; he had probably never heard the word.The Monikins
J. Fenimore Cooper
Of this new empire, feudality and chivalry were the opposite elements.
They have no aristocracy, they have no feudality, there are neither masters nor men.The Hearts of Men
- the state or quality of being feudal
- a fief or fee
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