During feudal times, power was based on ____.
inheritance to the throne
the central government
the ownership of land
Which statement about feudal society is most accurate?
Peasants accepted as the will of God that they had fewer rights than the clergy and nobles.
Peasants were dissatisfied and protested their lack of rights.
The clergy had more rights than both nobles and peasants because they believed that God wanted it that way.
If peasants worked hard enough, they could become nobles.
The purpose of the act of homage was _____.
for a lord to grant a fief to his vassal
to make the ties of loyalty between lords and their vassals official
for lords to give their vassals a glove, a stick, or a stone
to grant lords higher ranks than vassals
In exchange for a fief and protection against enemy attacks, vassals had to do all of the following EXCEPT _____.
marry their lords' daughters
help their lords in battle
serve prison sentences or pay ransom for their lords
provide food and entertainment when their lords visited
The code of chivalry was _____.
the ceremony in which squires were made knights
a set of rules for fair fighting
a code of behavior that knights were expected to follow
the duty of a knight to obey his lord
Which statement about manors is most accurate?
Products such as wine and bread were made in villages outside the manor.
Manors were divided into fiefs.
Manors were located close to one another and were able to share products with each other.
Everything needed by the noble and his family was produced on the manor by peasants.
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