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Synonyms for feudatory

a person holding a fief

owing feudal allegiance to or being subject to a sovereign

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His feudatories, directly invested in the management of the local territory and the wealth it generated, also played a crucial role in the patronage of rock-cut religious sites" (p.
Brancaccio makes a clear case for the dependence of Aurangabad Caves 1, 3, and 4A, in terms of both architecture and sculpture, upon the achievements at Ajanta, most notably the sumptuous chaitya Cave 26, "made in honor of that Bhavviraja who served the mighty king of Asmaka as the latter's minister", (1) In fact, the Asmakas (sponsors of all of the caves cut in the western extremity of the scarp at Ajanta) were deeply involved in the development of Ajanta from the start, as the most powerful of the emperor Harisena's feudatories.
The aggressive Asmakas defeated the local king of the Ajanta region (Risika) and became the new (feudatory) rulers there in about 473, still as feudatories of the great Vakataka emperor Harisena.
Rarely does DVV pause to reflect upon the pompous verbosity of the titles assumed by feudatories, ministers, and chieftains of the early medieval Nepala-mandala,.
The revolt's striking feature is the fact that many elements of the Latin feudatories -- themselves somewhat assimilated by intermarriage and acculturation into their Greek context -- joined forces with Greek elements to carry out this eventually abortive revolt, which "sought to redefine the people of this colony as neither Greek nor Latin but as Cretan" (166).
It is already discussed earlier that until the beginning of the formation of baisi-chauvisi and many other princely states and feudatories, there were only three major powers within the territory of today's Nepal.
No states, even feudatories by the name Madhesh, Kochila, Tharu etc.
XIX: The Punjab and its Feudatories, part I (Calcutta: Govt.
5) At the beginning of the thirteenth century, those Latins holding land from the state were in the majority; by the following century, however, with the influx of artisanal and humbler settlers from the Veneto and elsewhere in the Italian peninsula, the feudatories thereafter consisted a minority of the Latin population.
Although they enjoyed the most privileges of any other group in the colony, the feudatories exercised limited autonomy.
Pacali Bhararha" is the deity the three feudatories of lower Kathmandu mentioned as the 'witnesss' in the copperplate stipulating the principal article of their agreement (thiti) to boycott, or not to follow, the cult of Jugi (Yogi) Samaragi, evidently a proponent of Natha sect.
The Iksvakus were perhaps Satavahana feudatories who rose to power with the Satavahanas' downfall.