The last would be apt to raise a pretty cry of tyranny and feudality in America!
But why had the noble wearer of this sword been deprived of his feudality and tenure?
Of this new empire, feudality and chivalry were the opposite elements.
It is true that this was in accordance with the principle of feudality.
This fascinating little town is therefore the Herculaneum of feudality, less its winding sheet of lava.
To him, feudality was a blank; he had probably never heard the word.
They deprived it of its benefices, its abbeys, and its tithes—the altar's feudality.
In 1086 they laid the foundation of feudality, and its basis was the "Doomsday Book."
As for feudality, so long as the power to alienate exists at all in the tenant, he does not hold by a feudal tenure.
feudality was the natural first step of a people emerging from barbarism.