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Land that someone other than the owner is allowed to use in exchange for taxes

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Q: Which of these pieces of land is an example of a fief?
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A large section of land granted by a king to a lord is called a?

Fiefs were portions of lands granted to nobles by the king. The king required loyalty, protection, and service for this land.

What did lords do?

Lords ruled pieces of land given to them by kings in exchange for promises of support.

If you were flying over an isthmus would you be flying over land or water?

Right, an Ithsmus is a narrow strip of Land, it connects two larger areas of land. As Panama connects South America to Central America, for example.

What is a fedual systyem?

feu·dal·ismn.1. A political and economic system of Europe from the 9th to about the 15th century, based on the holding of all land in fief or fee and the resulting relation of lord to vassal and characterized by homage, legal and military service of tenants, and forfeiture.2. A political, economic, or social order resembling this medieval system.Source:

Difference between feudalism and manorialism?

Feudalism was the political, economic, and military system of the middle ages. It involved the bequeathing of land and protection from kings down to nobles, down to knights, and down to the peasants. In return, the peasants offered food and military service, the knights were expected to provide military service to the nobles, and the nobles were expected to provide military service to the king. They were all expected to pay taxes. In the early middle ages, there was terrible instability in Europe due to the fall of Rome, as various barbarian tribes were warring over the remnant territory. As a result, trade, communication, and security came to a halt. All over, nobles built up local armies to win territory, which empowered them against the kings, who were increasingly growing powerless against the nobles. The kings struck a deal with the nobles to give them land in exchange for loyalty (military service), money (taxes), and food (from the peasants). Manorialism refers to the economic system on a fief, either part of the fief or the whole as a manor - a self-sufficient, isolated village of approximately 1000 acres and 200 people. The manor had a manor house, church, village of peasant shacks, several fields (they were rotated so allow the soil to rejuvenate), a bakehouse, a mill, and a blacksmith shop. Everything they needed they made on the manor. In simple terms, feudalism is where lords gave land to vassals in exchange for protection and manorialism is where lords gave land to serfs in exchange for food.