Sentence Examples


  • The Pasargadian kings of Anshan were vassals of the Median empire.
  • A strong check was thus imposed upon the tendency of freemen to become the vassals of great lords.
  • Reversing his fathers policy, Otto resolved that the dukes should act in the strictest sense as his vassals, or lose their dignities.
  • For the time, feudalism in truth meant that lands and offices were held on condition of service; the kinf was the genuine ruler, not only of freemen, but of the highest vassals in the nation.
  • But the attention of the French kings was concentrated on their immediate interests, and in course of time they brought their unruly vassals to order.
 

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