What Is Manorialism? - Definition & System


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What defined the system of manorialism?

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1. Which of these was NOT granted to the person who owned a manor?

2. Who were serfs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The medieval world had a variety of societal practices and legalities, and this quiz has been designed to establish your medieval knowledge concerning manorialism. Questions on the quiz focus on the system of manorialism, including the names and duties of different groups within the system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these evaluation tools, you can assess how much you recall about:

  • The basis of the manorialism system
  • Rights of manor owners
  • A description of serfs
  • Compensation given from serfs to lords
  • Similar systems of organization

Skills Practiced

By going through this quiz and worksheet, you can practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about manorialism in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding manor owners' rights and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the compensation given to lords

Additional Learning

Delve into further information about this topic through reading the connected lesson, What is Manorialism? - Definition & System. Browse through the lesson to find answers to the quiz questions, then take a closer look at the following:

  • Medieval manor plans
  • Taxes and the manorialism system
  • Variations of medieval manors