In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fidelidad femininelealtad feminineto swear fealty to the king — jurar fidelidad al rey
- No, what's important is your unswerving fealty to the Lord.
- Nearly helpless, Harold was forced to swear an oath of fealty to William and to swear further that he would advocate William's cause in England.
- By that I mean a vassal/lord relationship in which the former swears fealty to the latter in return for control of the lands which he owns.
- The Crusaders would remain for one year in the East to assist the new Emperor; any who remained thereafter would have to take an oath of fealty to him.
- The Anglo-Saxons used oaths not only to swear fealty to feudal lords, but also to ensure honesty during legal proceedings and transactions.
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