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The 'Feudal System' is a name coined by historians to describe what?
Arguments in the Middle Ages.
The power structure in the Middle Ages.
The study of government in the Middle Ages.
In return for promising loyalty to their lord, what were people given?
Who was the 'feudal lord'?
The archbishop of Canterbury
What is the word used for a peasant bound to a lord?
Which king formalised the feudal system in England?
Edward the Confessor
William the Conqueror
What is William's great survey known as?
What was the Domesday survey?
Census of the population.
Great land survey.
A survey of people's opinions about William.
When did the word 'feudal' come into common use?
In the Middle Ages.
In the Domesday Book.
At the time of the French Revolution.
When did the idea of a 'Feudal System' become popular in Britain?
Nowadays historians think the feudal system was a propaganda myth. Who do they think was responsible?