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    growing bitterness between the two boys leads to a gruesome and shocking outcome. In the story Lord of the Flies by William Golding the government that is authorized on the island crumbles because of a lack of ideals,

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    the basis of all wealth. In return for land, a person owes personal service, which is usually military or financial. The one in charge, the lord, offers protection and land. Contracts are between the lords and their vassals. The feudal system and the way it was structured only worked within the upper classes. For example, you could either be a king or a lord, but also be a vassal to those in higher power than you while also being a suzerain to a knight. The land

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    true and fake virtues that compose or destroy a knight or lord. An ideal knight or lord encompasses all chivalrous qualities: altruism, generosity and respect. Such qualities are important for boosting morale of the respected army and country. However when standards are not met by knights or lords and a disregard of important lordly and knightly qualities is present then personal downfall is inevitable. According to the poet, an ideal lord is defined as being totally selfless and faithful toward

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    so virtuous that he is blessed with prescience. In both tales, those who stand between a supernatural being and their pursuit of virtue are severely punished. In Bisclavret, the supernatural lord is, “a good knight, handsome, known to be / all that makes for nobility. / Prized, he was, much, by his liege lord; / and by his neighbors was adored.” (De France 17-20) His virtue is established before his mythical curse is revealed. His wife, “a worthy soul, / most elegant and beautiful” (21-22) is concerned

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    place emphasis in different aspirations changing the roots of the once desired government. The importance of giving power to the right person is best seen by examining European Feudal documents: Oaths of Loyalty and Lords and Vassals the author explains the contracts that bind the lords and the vassals. Leading to the Magna Carta which was eventually written showing signs of an early

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    and conquest of the country. During the years of the Roman Empire the soldiers protected the poor people. When the Empire fell there was no longer laws to control the land or people, so the people turned to the lords to keep the peace. When the people let the lord’s power over them the lords decided to use the Feudal System, it was a simple and effective way for the king to own and be in control of all the land. Feudalism allowed large territories to be controlled without a government, but it did discourage

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    middle ages. Lords owned plots of land, a vassal who wanted land would have to give service to a lord in exchange for land or as it was called fiefs.The relationship between the lords and vassals varied, military service for fiefs was not always nescessary.Vassals had to began a ceremony once accepted or recruited by a lord.These ceremonies were split into two the first being homage where the vassal must make an oath to the feudal system and pledge his submission to the feudal lord. Then the oath

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    The Kings Way of Goverment

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    caused trouble. William then determined he needed a way of governing other than using force so the people remained loyal. That’s when William established the Feudal System in 1066 (Alchin).. Under the Feudal system everyone but the king had a ruling lord above him to whom he owed loyalty and service in exchange for land and protection. The king awarded land grants, called fiefs, to the... ... middle of paper ... ...of the people worked on the land as serfs (Middle Ages). Feudalism was an important

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    The Eternal Battle of Power

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    At the end of the 14th century, the feudalism started to face one of its hardest periods since its formation during the 11th century. The peasants begun to reveal against their lords; they started to realize that they had power over the lord’s domains, since they were the ones who sow the crops, raise, harvest, and finally commercialize them to pay the taxes, which were compulsory to be paid by the age of fifteen (in 1381) in every single family. In this context the film develops. “The reckoning”

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    The Black Arrow Essay

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    Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel The Black Arrow depicts the life of Richard Shelton, a man on a quest to rescue his lady, obtain justice for his father’s death, and become a knight. The book takes place during the War of the Roses and spans from May of 1460 to January of 1461. Richard and his companions venture through and around medieval England which at the time is under the reign of Old King Henry VI. After an ambush on Sir Daniel Brackley from the outlaw fellowship known as the Black Arrow, a

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