(in the feudal system) a person granted the use of land, in return for rendering homage, fealty, and usually military service or its equivalent to a lord or other superior; feudal tenant.

3. Powerful Vassals


Nobles divided their land among the lesser nobility, who became their servants or "vassals." Many of these vassals became so powerful that the kings had difficulty controlling them? ( Annenberg learner)

4. Interesting facts

knights were not permitted to wear rings.

only men could be vassals.

5. Questions

what did the vassals protect?

why did they not let women be vassals?

7. What I think!

What I think about vassals,they protect the land and protect serfs. Vassal is the same thing as a knight.

8. Kyliegh Carver 4th period