What was a vassal in medieval times?

Answer A vassal was a person, typically a man, who swears fealty, or loyalty, to a lord in exchange for land. Vassals were an intricate part of the medieval feudal system. Vassals were land owners and rul... Read More »

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When did the Medieval times end?

The Medieval times, also known as the Middle Ages, lasted from approximately 1066, the year that the Normans took over England, to 1485, the year that King Richard III died, according to Middle-age... Read More »

At what age could you become a nun in medieval times?

During medieval times, a girl or woman could enter a convent, beginning the process of becoming a nun, at any age. This process usually took about one year. While some young girls were dedicated to... Read More »

When did the medieval times occur?

The Medieval Times, otherwise known as the Medieval Era or the Middle Ages, lasted from about A.D 500 to 1500. The Medieval Times was the longest period in European history and came about as a resu... Read More »

What years were the medieval times?

Historians use the term "Medieval Times" or "Middle Ages" to describe the period of European history after 410 AD when the city of Rome was sacked---marking the end of cultural influence from Rome-... Read More »