Definitions

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  • noun A political, economic and social system in medieval and early modern Europe; originally a form of serfdom but later a looser system in which land was administered via the local manor.

Etymologies

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manorial +‎ -ism

Examples

  • Feudalism or rather manorialism was a diffuse and decentralised order --- quite the opposite of what has been growing in lieu of it.

    [great work of ages] proceeds apace

  • Feudalism or rather manorialism was a diffuse and decentralised order --- quite the opposite of what has been growing in lieu of it.

    [great work of ages] proceeds apace

  • Since the economic power of the military elite rested on estates worked by peasants, feudalism and manorialism were inextricably linked.

    c. 787-925

  • The pressures of Muslim, Magyar, and Viking invasions, combined with the civil wars among Charlemagne's descendants who could do little to halt those invasions, accelerated the disintegration of the Carolingian Empire and hastened the development of what modern students call feudalism and manorialism.

    c. 787-925

  • Feudalism concerned the rights, powers, and lifestyle of the military elite; manorialism involved the services and obligations of the peasant classes.

    c. 787-925

  • Agricultural development continued to be based on manorialism, and peasants remained tied to the land until the late 18th century.

    2. Denmark, Norway, and Iceland

  • The abolition of manorialism (See July 22) required a new central bureaucracy to replace landlords 'judicial and police powers.

    2. The Austrian Empire

  • OTOH it's true that the alternative to manorialism is simply that people with similar interests would tend to clump together and thus overcome many of the problems of random distribution.

    Mises Dailies

  • Beginning with the decline of the Roman Empire, this course discusses German, Muslim, Viking and Magyar invasions, the development of Catholicism in Western Europe and of Eastern Orthodoxy in the Byzantine Empire, the Arabic contribution to mathematics, science, and philosophy and the institutions of feudalism and manorialism.

    World History Blog

  • Beginning with the decline of the Roman Empire, this course discusses German, Muslim, Viking and Magyar invasions, the development of Catholicism in Western Europe and of Eastern Orthodoxy in the Byzantine Empire, the Arabic contribution to mathematics, science, and philosophy and the institutions of feudalism and manorialism.

    World History Blog

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