Where did knights stand in the social hierarchy of a feudal system?

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Where did knights stand in the social hierarchy of a feudal system?

Feudalism:

Feudalism was a social, political, cultural and economic system in place in much of Europe during the Medieval period. It was based on the holding of a fief (piece of land) and loyalty to a lord.

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