Feudalism In The Middle Ages

Feudalism In The Middle Ages

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By: Emilee M

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  • Pope
  • King/Monarch
  • Nobles/Lords/Barons
  • They provided care for the members of the community.  The priest/ pope had a special place in society.  The priest/pope didn't have to pay tax, and they provided education towards God, and the beliefs they had.  The pope, was ranked as the most important thing in the feudal system. 
  • Knights/Vassals
  • The kings were in control of the kingdom, they were gluttons and didn't care much of the peasants. They had most of the money, or all. They were sometimes placed into battles or wars if they absolutely needed to.  They were ranked the highest in the feudal system. 
  • Merchants/Farmers/Craftsman
  • They nobles, lords, or barons were placed second in the feudal system. They were sometimes trusted to the king if they obeyed  and kept their land. The king would pay them a fair amount of money and they would have to protect of keep land for them. 
  • Peasants/Serfs
  • The knights or vassals were sent to war or to provide. They were also expected to provide shelter, food, and protection. Some of them were given trust, and loyalty. They were ranked the third in the feudal system.  
  • The merchants, farmers, or craftsman were ranked last because they were enslaved for food, farming, and resources. They were looked down upon. If they were very sick or anything they wouldn't really help them because they could just get more. 
  • The peasants of serfs were also last in the feudal system. They were looked down upon, and anyone above them would rely on them for resources, and or food. They would have nom choice but to work ALL day, and they would be expected to respect the rules or they would be beaten, or punished harshly. 
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