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French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781) Anne Robert Jacques Turgot , Turgot
feudal lord of Japan daimyo
under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service enfeoffment
feudal slave esne
duty owed by vassal to feudal lord fealty
oath of fidelity to feudal lord fealty , homage
piece of land held under the feudal system feoff , fief
position and authority of a feudal lord feudal lordship , seigneury , seigniory
person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord feudatory , liege , liegeman , liege subject , vassal
area in one's control, as in feudal system fief
feudal estate fief
domain controlled by a feudal lord fiefdom
(Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord helot , serf , villein
subject or feudal lord liege
feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service liege , liege lord
king of France who increased the power of the crown over the feudal lords (1187-1226) Louis VIII
feudal lord who was lord to his own tenants on land held from a superior lord mesne lord
Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy samurai
feudal Japanese military aristocracy samurai
feudal ruler seignior
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