What was the Largest population group in feudal society?
In feudal society, most people were peasants. In many countries the peasants were mostly serfs.
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Answer It was a very structured society. The nobility had privileges that the lower classes didn't have and the peasant class was required to work for the nobility as tenet farmers. The houses they lived in were made of wattle and daub, with dirt floors, no heat except for a fireplace, no furnitur…e, and it was cold in the winter. No running water was provided in any house or manor. Most places were cold and drafty in the winter months. The street or roads were muddy, dirty, and full of animal feces. People did not take baths and generally threw the garbage into the rivers and streets. Food was bad good because there was no means to preserve it and it was generally overcooked. The Church ran the society by strict terms and the great fear was that a person who didn't follow the teachings of the church would be excommunicated. It was taught that man was born in sin and the only way to get into heaven was the church. Everyone was expected to attend Mass each day and to say prayers several times a day. There was no science and people couldn't read or write. This was a 1000 years of a society where there was king who had everything and then there was everyone else. There were no "rights" or say in how things were done or laws made. Answer Most people in the middle ages, in most countries, were serfs, who worked on farms or on other jobs such as forestry or mining. They were of the lowest class, but they did have rights in most of Europe for most of the middle ages. They did not have the right to leave the land they worked on, but they did have the right to stay there, and they could not be evicted without cause. In many places, if they wanted to be free, and ran away, they were free after a year, but they gave up the security of manorial life. The early reeves were responsible for organizing the serfs and provided focus of communication between the feudal lord and the serf, but in many places the reeve was elected by the serfs. The serfs, as all medieval people, were very religious and believed that a clean body was an indicator of a healthy soul, so they bathed regularly and took care of themselves. There were bathing facilities in most towns and larger villages. If there was none available, they bathed in whatever water they could find, including rivers in the winter. Their houses were indeed either wattle and daub or stone chinked with daub. But they did not have fireplaces because they were only invented in the 12th century and were only available to the rich (ever wonder why castles have no chimneys?). Rich people had braziers to build fires on. Cooking was done outside in warm weather. That dirt floor was an handy place for a fire in cold weather. The smoke rose up to a hole in the roof, or went out holes under the roof peaks. There were few windows, and most had no glass. The furniture was rude and simple, and people slept on straw covered with cloth. Health was always an issue, and they believed that many diseases came from exposure to tainted air. Tainted air smelled bad, so they tried to do what they could to avoid anything that smelled foul. If they were really worried about an epidemic, they used flowers and such to ward off disease. The Church was important, and often at conflict with people who ruled nations over matters of policy. The beliefs of serfs were not particularly important, so the serfs were not all that worried about excommunication. The kings, on the other had, worried a lot because excommunication released anyone who had sworn an oath to them from that oath. This could weaken their political position enormously, and so it was an issue. As far as I know, serfs were not required to attend church, though most did. Bear in mind that not everyone in Europe was Catholic, or orthodox, or even Christian. There were crusades against heretics at some points, but not usually. This was a very important issue, particularly in Constantinople, where Byzantine Emperors were often unpopular because of unorthodox religious beliefs. There were Jews, Muslims, and pagans in medieval Europe, and though they were suppressed in some times and places, they were welcomed into others and given protection. The original function of the ghetto was to provide Jews with walls behind which they could defend themselves from anyone who would do them harm. The feudal system was built to compensate for weak central governments, such as existed in large medieval countries. The countries with this system included France and the Holy Roman Empire. There were wars between countries, but individual lords often had their own armies, particularly dukes and marquesses, whose titles indicate this. These people feuded with each other, so there were many wars. The code of chivalry was a nice concept, but in battle, it was not often practiced, and the wars could be particularly ugly. There are some misconceptions about the Middle Ages. One is that the Church opposed science, which is not true of the Middle Ages; this happened in the Renaissance, under the pressure of the Reformation and wide scale publishing of books from printing presses. Another is that everyone in the Middle Ages was illiterate, which is not true; today there are over seventy primary secondary schools still operating that were opened in the Middle Ages, and the first primary school system was opened in the Byzantine Empire in 425 AD, with the goal of making every soldier literate. Nor was the Church the only source of education; the oldest state operated school still operating was founded in 700 AD in what is now Yorkshire. Another idea is that kings ruled everything, which is not true; there were a lot of republican governments, both in and out of kingdoms and empires, Venice being an example that was republican from its beginning in the eighth century, governed by people who were, by the standards of the time, middle class. People believe that there was no middle class, which is not true, there were always merchants, and there were always stewards, lawyers, physicians, and people of a long list of other professions. Another idea is that women were chattel, which is not true; women had the disadvantage of being last in line to inherit, and in some countries could not be monarchs, but the list of important independent women is very long, including Queen Margaret I of Denmark, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and a young peasant woman named Jean, who became the leader of the whole French army at the age of 17. The more I learn about the Middle Ages, the more I get surprises. I would highly recommend that people who want to know the truth about the period do some honest research on the subject and not believe the first things they read. Please see the links below. (MORE)
It allowed for a class system to emerge which encompassed everyone. When Rome fell, there was no social structure. The ruling nation and way of life for nearly 1000 years fell. With that structure gone, people were left alone and defenseless. This allowed a warrior class to emerge and help those in …need. Feudalism was created as a way of bargaining. The serf was a working, paid slave (for lack of a better description). They would report to an overload, who, in return for working the lands and providing services which the then budging "noble class" either didn't know how to do or would not do because it was beneath them, provided protection. (MORE)
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the ranks are:. 1 st : Emperor. 2 nd : shogun. 3 rd : Samurai . 4 th : normal soldiers. 5th: citizens. 6th: peasants. Basically, they were the high-ranking foot soldiers and the enforcers of the Shogun. The samurai were basically like the special forces of today. They were extremely well-tr…ained and equipped. They maintained conditions on the battle field, giving more specific orders than the basic orders given by the shogun. (MORE)
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Feudalism let everyone know what their place was in society. It provided certainty in life and ensured everyone understood what their job was and who they served.
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weak and decentralized with legal authority granted to those swearing allegiance to a lord or king.
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A lord granted land (a fief) to his vassals. In exchange for the fief, the vassal would provide military service to the lord. The obligations and relations between lord, vassal and fief form the basis of feudalism.
Feudal society was held together by mutual obligations, sometimes based on custom, and sometimes based on vows. The serfs and their lords had obligations to one another, which were inherited. The serfs owed their lords labor and had a duty to stay on the land; in exchange, the lords had to provide …the serfs with land to work, places to live, and protection. The lords and their overlords or monarchs had obligations to one another, based on feudal vows. The lords gave the their superiors oaths of loyalty and gave support of whatever nature was required, usually military; the monarchs and higher lords gave the lords manors to live on and from which they could get their incomes. All of these people gave support to the Church, which responded with support of its own, both spiritual and temporal. (MORE)
They managed the household. Source: My 6th Grade History Text book They Had *** Lots That is not the answer, that doesn't even make since. Life in the Middle Ages was very difficult for a woman, whether noble or peasant. Women tended to be confined to household tasks such as cooking, sewing, …weaving, and spinning. Others worked as midwivesWomen who are skilled in delivering babies. or worked in the fields. Some women of the Middle Ages, however, did have other occupations such as blacksmithsThose who make, repair, and fit horseshoes and shape iron into tools. and merchants. But these were the exceptions rather than the rule. Some women became nuns out of devotion to their religious faith. But many women were forced to become nuns because their families could not otherwise support them. Women who tried to avoid traditional roles risked being seen as witches. Joan of Arc, for example, said she heard voices telling her to protect France against England. She dressed in armor and led her troops to victory. Her activities made her a target for witchcraft charges, and after being capture by English forces, she was burned as a witch (MORE)
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in medieval times, the king, or also known as the monarch, was always at the top of the feudal society. The peasant and serfs were at the bottom. The middle was filled with nobles. this is my answer,, ummm. if this doesnt help, im so sorry,, this is what i know, im in grade 8 and we sort of learned …this.-- a bit though =) (MORE)
fudalism is when a lord gives land to a serf to farm on, as long as he gets part of the output.
the feudal society was the most important institutuion of the Middle Ages. Inventions made feudalism less and less important. The invention of gunpowder made a feudal army not necessary. Commerce overcame feudalism. Political freedoms disolved the interaction between a lord and his labour force. Fif…teenth century wars liberated the feudal classes and it finally ceased to exist with the restoration of Charles 11 (MORE)
The knights followed codes of behavior that stressed loyalty to their lords and served examples of virtue to people of lower classes. Each was a member of a specially trained warrior class that provided protection to people in feudal societies.
The Feudal Society was based upon the oaths of fealty (loyalty) to the King for land. His tenants or vassals would perform this fealty in exchange for plots of land called fiefs. Those holder included Bishops as the church was one of the largest landowners, there were also people lower down the hier…archical scale such as villeins and serfs. Often vassals to the King were also Lords to vassals such as peasants, who they let out a small section of their land to in return for farming. However, there is one important factor you must remember, the fief they were given was only held by them, it belonged to their Lord - The King and they held it for him in return for protection by him. Tenants and vassals who held fiefs for their King were not only supposed to pay fealty to him but also carry out other feudal obligations, if they did not carry out these obligations then this gave the King rights to take or 'escheat' their lands. These feudal obligations included military obligations, the vassal was expected to fight for the King in battle, to give the King a percentage of his farming output and also to attend courts of the King. These feudal obligations and the relationships between the Lord and his vassal became the very basis of the Feudal Society. (MORE)
A feudal society provides one thing a good way for a wealthy person to live well off the labor of others.
The absence of a strong central authority, and the diffusion of governmental power through the granting of administrative and legal authority over particular lands (fiefs) by higher lords (including the king) to vassals sworn by voluntary oath to support or serve them, usually (though not exclusivel…y) by military means. . The obligation attached to particular holdings of land that the peasant household should supply the lord with specified labour services or a part of its output (or cash in lieu thereof) subject to the custom of the holding. . An overwhelmingly agrarian economy, with limited money exchange, necessitating the dispersion of political authority and the substitution of arrangements involving economic support from local resources. (MORE)
Europe became a feudal society so as to protect the people in thehigh classes. It is believed that it was promoted by the church asit allocated land to the nobles.
An emperor which served as a figurehead while the real power remained in the Shogun.
1. Lords ruling over the peasants that work for them 2. Knights have a certain class level, but surprisingly, not extremely high. Knights must first be squires (apprenticed under another knight) 3. A priest/church having strong influence over an area or even an entire kingdom
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Fear. Feudalism is first and foremost the promise of protection from other people, seasoned with not a little anxiety about the people who are doing the protecting.
The Feudal Society in the Middle Ages was characterised by land in exchange for service. A Lord would grant land to vassals in exchange for military service. The land in terms of Feudalism was called a Fief. This relation between the Lord and their Vassals formed the basis of the Feudal Society. …Before a person could be granted possession of land they first had to become a Vassal of their Lord. At a formal ceremony - The Commendation Ceremony, they would perform homage to their Lord; entering a contract to fight for their lord. The person would then take oaths of Fealty which reinforced the promise they had made in Homage. (MORE)
He was the first sultan of Egypt. Not sure of his impact on thefeudal system. Question for Egyptian and islamic history.
No. Knights were nobility ( anyone who wasn't nobility couldn't be a knight) and they were about 10% of the population. The largest population of people were the peasant class.
The largest part of the feudal society are either peasants or pages. The kings and queens were usually not popular or anything. My Project Challenge class is learning about this so that's why I answer a lot of Medieval Questions. Hope my answer helped!
There were four levels . King . Church Officials and Nobles . Knight . peasants or serfs
Serfs worked for all the upper classes of society in their time. basically, they were peasants-- they are peasants.
Being rich and powerful. So if you were a king you were at the top. Also the church was powerful as they had a lot of land and money.
Kings divided their land in fiefs. They would give this land to a noble in return the noble swore to show loyalty, support in war and keep peace.
If there had been a mathematician he would have been a monk or priest. They were the only people with learning. ___ Clergy were not the only people with learning in medieval society. There were a lot of educated and inquisitive scholars throughout Europe, China and what we now call the Middle… East. Math was a popular subject in the middle ages. New theories were being developed at the Universities all through the medieval period. The groundwork for advanced ideas in calculus, trig, algebra were being laid down during this time. One of the best known mathematicians in the Middle Ages was Leonardo Pisano Bogollo, (c. 1170 - c. 1250) who is still know for the Fibonacci sequence. He was employed by the Fredrick the II the Holy Roman Emperor John of London (@ 1260)was another mathematician. He was involved in designing the first astrolabes. Richard Swineshead wrote the Book of Calculations in 1350 William Heytesbury (a. 1313 - 1372/1373), known as one of Oxford calculators. He was the Chancellor of Oxford. Richard of Wallingford (1292-1336) who studied astronomy. His interests in time and astronomy led him to develop methods of predicting eclipses, planetary longtitudes. There were numerous Chinese and Islamic scholars who were mathematicians as well. Too many to list in this space. (MORE)
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The larges feudal group was always peasants of one type or another. In much of the Middle Ages, these people were mostly serfs, but in some places and times, they were mostly freemen.
Serfs generally do not exist any more, but to the medieval extent, serfs were peasants who farmed land that belonged to a nearby Lord. They lived on the land, took care of it, and got food from it. But most of the crops are given to the Lord as "rent" for the land, even though they broke their backs… working on it. They are basically labourers who are paid in terms of land and food. They got to build houses on the land and grow food and raise animals, but most of the food they grow and animals they raise are given to the Lord in return for letting them stay on the land. (MORE)
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The structure of Japanese feudal society is as follows: 1. Emperor. 2. Shogun and daimyo. 3. Samurai warriors. 4. Peasants and artisans. 5. Merchants. The Feudal Society functioned on the basis of fealty (loyalty) tothe King for land.
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At the bottom were the peasants and serfs. Above that, they had knights, lords, and the monarch.
Peasents farmed in order to create food for the rest of the people in the kingdom
the roles of each emperor adn king in japan and europe are to find the commen scence and be able to settle anything with out wars beginnging
No. A feudal society is when there is a caste system (sort of). It is when there's a small ruling class, a slightly larger upper class of important people, a middle class, and a huge lower class. It is impossible for someone to change classes.
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Serfs would swear allegiance to a knight (or minor lord) who would swear allegiance to a baron who would be liable to a duke who would serve directly under the king. Serfs --> Knight/minor lord --> Baron --> Duke --> King
The feudal system is a political system that was prevalent inEurope in between the eighth and fourteenth centuries. Most of theagricultural society was largely supported by the feudal systemsocial hierarchy. In the feudal system, most of the rights andprivileges were given to the Upper classes. In t…his hierarchicalstructure, the kings occupied the topmost position, followed bybarons, bishops, knights and villains or peasants. (MORE)
The Lord's role was to simply keep the English people in their place under the Norman control.
There's the nobility, who owned the castles, the knights, whoworked for them, and the serfs, who were basically slaves.