feudal system


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feudal system

An ancient system of land ownership. Under old English common law, the king owned all lands.All other people were mere tenants,who enjoyed possession solely by virtue of the goodwill of the overlord above them. By the seventeenth century the system was replaced by the allodial system we know today.

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The Roman Catholic Church is the last, the very last, remnant of those ancient feudal systems. The only governances similar in our modern times are the despotic dictatorships, 10 of which were featured in Parade magazine just last Sunday.
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