fealty

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faithfulness or devotion to a person, a cause, obligations, or duties

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the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

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Denial of one oath results in a violation of the other host country's oath of fealty which can have serious legal consequences like arrest for treason or trading with the enemy, or withdrawal of nationality, if the host nation chooses to take action.
The Vikings had invaded in pursuit of the English throne, but Duke William of Normandy also claimed it, on the grounds that Harold Godwinson, his cousin, had sworn him an oath of fealty and thus should surrender England to him.
It would seem that this refers to an oath of fealty that Nebuchadnezzar made him swear by the Lord, an oath later broken by Zedekiah.
Gritti addressed all the condottieri in the sacristy of Santa Giustina, exhorting the commanders to defend the Republic and achieve "la liberation de Italia"; he then had them take a solemn oath of fealty to Venice upon a missal left open on the altar.
A number of entries in the Guide not listed under utopia/dystopia deal with additional works that are clearly of interest for utopian studies: e.g., Always Coming Home, Animal Farm, The Female Man, The Handmaid's Tale, The Iron Heel, Metropolis, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Motherlines, Oath of Fealty, Space Merchants and Merchants' War, Starship Troopers, Woman on the Edge of Time.