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Monarchy vs. Feudalism — What's the Difference?

Monarchy vs. Feudalism — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Monarchy and Feudalism

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Monarchy

A monarchy is a form of government in which a person, the monarch, is head of state for life or until abdication. The political legitimacy and authority of the monarch may vary from restricted and largely symbolic (constitutional monarchy), to fully autocratic (absolute monarchy), and can expand across the domains of the executive, legislative, and judicial.
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Feudalism

Feudalism, also known as the feudal system, was the combination of the legal, economic, military, and cultural customs that flourished in Medieval Europe between the 9th and 15th centuries. Broadly defined, it was a way of structuring society around relationships that were derived from the holding of land in exchange for service or labor.
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Monarchy

Government by a monarch.
Apr 10, 2022

Feudalism

A political and economic system of Europe from the 9th to about the 15th century, based on the holding of all land in fief or fee and the resulting relation of lord to vassal and characterized by homage, legal and military service of tenants, and forfeiture.
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Monarchy

A state ruled or headed by a monarch.
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Feudalism

A political, economic, or social order resembling this medieval system.
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Monarchy

A government in which sovereignty is embodied within a single, today usually hereditary head of state (whether as a figurehead or as a powerful ruler).
An absolute monarchy is a monarchy where the monarch is legally the ultimate authority in all temporal matters.
A constitutional monarchy is a monarchy in which the monarch's power is legally constrained, ranging from where minor concessions have been made to appease certain factions to where the monarch is a figurehead with all real power in the hands of a legislative body.
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Feudalism

A social system based on personal ownership of resources and personal fealty between a suzerain (lord) and a vassal (subject). Defining characteristics are direct ownership of resources, personal loyalty, and a hierarchical social structure reinforced by religion.
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Monarchy

The territory ruled over by a monarch; a kingdom.
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Feudalism

The feudal system; a system by which the holding of estates in land is made dependent upon an obligation to render military service to the king or feudal superior; feudal principles and usages.
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Monarchy

A form of government where sovereignty is embodied by a single ruler in a state and his high aristocracy representing their separate divided lands within the state and their low aristocracy representing their separate divided fiefs.
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Feudalism

The social system that developed in Europe in the 8th C; vassals were protected by lords who they had to serve in war
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Monarchy

States based on a system of governance headed by a king or a queen.
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Monarchy

A state or government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch.
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Monarchy

A system of government in which the chief ruler is a monarch.
In those days he had affected zeal for monarchy.
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Monarchy

The territory ruled over by a monarch; a kingdom.
What scourage for perjuryCan this dark monarchy afford false Clarence.
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Monarchy

An autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
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