Medieval Glossary


The sole controlling and authoritative power of state or within a government. One who is head-of-state is the sovereign power. During the medieval period, monarchs were usually the sovereigns of government.

Related term(s): Sovereignty; Monarch; Monarchy; Reign
Category: Government and Law
Added: 09.05.04


Browse by medieval glossary category:

*Numbers in parantheses indicate the number of terms in the medieval glossary category

List medieval glossary terms alphabetically:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Enter an exact medieval glossary term to look up: