Medieval Glossary


The loyalty and fidelity that the vassal has for his lord and that was required as a feudal obligation. Fealty also served as the basis for the two major feudal obligations that fell under it, aid and counsel.

Related term(s): Vassal; Lord; Feudal Obligation; Homage; Aid; Counsel
Category: Feudalism
Added: 08.09.04
Last modified: 01.01.05


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