Sentence Examples

  • Feudalism was not at any time a national institution.
  • Feudalism formed the starting-point also of the later social nobilities of Europe.
  • The uniting of the personal and the land sides of feudalism came long after the conquest, and in a different way.
  • It is better to say that European feudalism is not to be found in England before the Conquest, not even in its beginnings.
  • Feudalism could not be established, however, until the great of the land had adopted them for themselves, and had begun to enter the clientage of others and to hold lands by the precarium tenure.