Sentence Examples

  • An instance of the latter is furnished by John of Margat, a vassal of the seignory of Arsuf.
  • The vassal was bound to pay military service, not, as in western Europe, for a limited period of forty days, but for the whole year - the Holy Land being, as it were, in a perpetual state of siege.
  • Josiah at once interposed; it is uncertain whether, in spite of the power of Egypt, he had hopes of extending his kingdom, or whether the famous reformer was, like Manasseh, a vassal of Assyria.
  • It has entirely escaped Islam, and though it is a nominal vassal of China, direct Chinese influence has not been strong.
  • When William reached the Forth his adversary submitted, did homage as a vassal, and consented to expel Edgar Atheling, who was subsequently endowed with an English estate and admitted to William's favour.

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