How many levels are there in a feudal system?
When did France first start using the Feudal System?
In about 900AD.
How much land does the king keep for his personal property?
Who owns all of the land in a Feudal System?
What are the three ways a king distributes his land?
What is a Serf?
Another name for a peasant.
What did Peasants have to do if they wanted to get married?
Ask permission from the knights.
What rights did peasants have?
Peasants had no rights.
When were Peasants allowed to leave the Manor?
How much money did Peasants receive when working for the Knights?
None. They provided free labor.
Who leased land to the Barons?
How much land could Knights keep for themselves?
As much as they wished.
Who did the Knights distribute land to?
What could the King command the Knights to do?
Provide military service.
What three things did the Knights have protect in return for land?
Who did the barons less land to?
What does lodging mean?
A place where someone lives or stays.
Who set the taxes the barons paid and received?
The barons set their own taxes.
What is manor?
The land barons leased from the king.
What role did Barons play during war?
Barons provided knights for military service when demanded.
Who does the King grant land to?
What is an oath?
A solemn promise or commitment.
What do barons provide to the king?
Money and Knights
What restrictions did the King place on the land he leased to the barons?
None. Barons had complete control of the land.
What did Barons swear to when they leased land from the King?
To remain faithful to the King at all times.