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Synonyms for liegeman

a person holding a fief

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According to the former, following the homage paid to their regent, her liegemen then pleaded with Philip of Ibelin to take control of the island's administration as decreed by Hugh I in his last wish.
These nations, if they join, What monarch with his liegemen in this world Dare but encounter you in open field?
That so many male members of the non-noble elite found it socially and politically indispensable to be thought capable of "giving satisfaction" strengthens McAleer's argument; satisfaktionsfahig was not simply a warrant of social entitlement, but an acknowledgement that its bearer possessed a quality of masculinity made up of the courage of knights, the loyalty of liegemen, and the temerity of husbands sufficiently gallant to enter the lists in protection of their womenfolk.