His allies were his vassals, nor was their vassalage concealed.
The vassalage of the poor has ever been the favorite offspring of Aristocracy.
When this has been done, the king must re-invest me and receive my oath of vassalage.
They did not propose, if they could avoid it, to be forced into vassalage to the Swedes.
The kingdom, however, was short-lived, and it was soon absorbed into the vassalage of Assyria.
This is tantamount to proclaiming a form of vassalage—a thing which is not to be tolerated.
Ferdinand declined the token of vassalage, and raised him graciously from the earth.
Anything that savored of permanency smelled to him of vassalage.
At length he was about to enjoy the fruits of his humiliation and vassalage.
This was not an act of vassalage, but a payment for public duties.