Definition of Fealty. Meaning of Fealty. Synonyms of Fealty

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- of fealty, from the Latin fidelitas (faithfulness), is a pledge of allegiance of one person to another. In medieval Europe, the swearing of fealty took...
- it in fealty (or "in fee") in return for a form of feudal allegiance and service, usually given by the personal ceremonies of homage and fealty. The fees...
- meaning was then applied to land itself, in which land was used to pay for fealty, such as to a v****al. Thus the old word feos meaning movable property changed...
- Mick Fealty (born 1959) is a communications consultant and founding editor of the Northern Ireland-based blog Slugger O'Toole. Fealty was born in Belfast...
- Old Norse Væringjar, meaning 'sworn men', from vàr- "confidence, vow of fealty", related to Old English wær "agreement, treaty, promise", Old High German...
- justice system. The word fealty derives from the Latin fidelitas and denotes the fidelity owed by a v****al to his feudal lord. Fealty also refers to an oath...
- applied to similar arrangements in other feudal societies. In contrast, fealty (fidelitas) was sworn, unconditional loyalty to a monarch. In fully developed...
- convened a council in January 1035 and had the ****embled Norman magnates swear fealty to William as his heir before leaving for Jerusalem. He died in early July...
- 1279–1298). However, it was mostly a network of local lords who swore fealty to Sukhothai, not directly controlled by it. He is believed have invented...
- oath to the Emperor on all citizens, and required the pope–elect to swear fealty before he could be consecrated. Under Sergius II (844–7) it was even agreed...
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