By: Hannah b.
What are the responsibilities of a king?
- The king was the god, he was supposed to be appointed by god
- Collecting taxes
- Ruling the kingdom
What are the benefits of being the king in the feudal system?
- The king owned the entire nation
- The king would grant land to his nobles and in return he would have their loyalty
- Had vast amounts of money that was collected by taxes
What does your daily life look like?
- The King claimed ownership of the land
- At the top of the Feudalism Pyramid was the King
- The King granted the land to important nobles - these nobles then pledged their loyalty by swearing to serve and protect the king
- The king also granted land to the less powerful military men (the knights) who were called vassals
- The vassals also agreed to fight for the king in exchange for their land