Feudalism

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Feudalism by Mind Map: Feudalism

1. Clergy/Church Officials

1.1. Environment

1.1.1. Live like Nobility

1.1.2. New node

1.1.3. New node

1.2. Responsibilities

1.2.1. Absolve men and women of their sins- Confessions

1.2.2. Administer necessary sacraments w/regularity&consistency

1.2.3. Source of secular and ecclesiastical pronouncements.

1.3. Rights

1.3.1. Teach religion

1.3.2. Make religious announcements

1.3.3. Define the spiritual life of their specific group of people in the manor

2. Knights

2.1. Environment

2.1.1. Possession of own property

2.1.2. Lavish lifestyle

2.1.3. Extensive grounds

2.2. Responsibilities

2.2.1. Fight for the Lord

2.2.2. Uphold code of conduct

2.2.3. Participate in Medieval tournament

2.3. Rights

2.3.1. Get a fief for defending Lord's land

2.3.2. Beneath vassals

2.3.3. Take care of own land

3. Peasants/Serfs

3.1. Environment

3.1.1. Stay within 25 miles of their home all their life

3.1.2. Lived in crowded cottages

3.1.3. Illness easily spread in the cramped cottages

3.2. Responsibilities

3.2.1. Tended Lord's Demesne (fields)

3.2.2. Raise/produce everything

3.2.3. Pay taxes to satay on Lord's land

3.3. Rights

3.3.1. No Freedom

3.3.2. Could marry if lord allowed it

3.3.3. Go to the woods for food for family

4. Nobles

4.1. Environment

4.1.1. Made house/items lavish&extravagant

4.1.2. Instantly granted land

4.1.3. Lavish lifestyle

4.2. Responsibilities

4.2.1. Fight for the Lord

4.2.2. Protect weak and poor

4.2.3. Display virtues of chivalry/code of conduct

4.2.4. Do not show brutality/curb aggression

4.3. Rights

4.3.1. Coined own money

4.3.2. Raise Troops & command them

4.3.3. Held his own court of justice

4.3.4. Ruled over those who settled on his land

5. King

5.1. Environment

5.1.1. Lived Lavishly

5.1.2. Worshiped by people

5.2. Responsibilities

5.2.1. Watch over subjects

5.2.2. Look after his people

5.2.3. Appoint people in positions of power

5.3. Rights

5.3.1. Charge taxes on everyone for use of his land

5.3.2. Make laws/rules