Definitions for "Feudalism"
The feudal system; a system by which the holding of estates in land is made dependent upon an obligation to render military service to the king or feudal superior; feudal principles and usages.
A system of political organization based on the homage and service of a vassal to his lord in return for land held in fee, protection or patronage.
Political and economic system in which a king or queen shared power with the nobility who required services from the common people in return for allowing them to use the noble's land.
Keywords:  schism, gregorian, chant, empire, holy
Great Schism Gregorian chant Holy Roman Empire