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Re: vassalage

Poster: Dave Montuori <damont@wolfstar.com>

On Wed, 7 Oct 1998 EoganOg@aol.com wrote:
>  So even a king can be vassal to another man and
> still retain his kingdom.

At the same time (1278), Edward I of England was, as Duke of Gascony,
a vassal of the King of France. Eddie's need to defend his duchy was a
major factor in the development of the English Parliament (he needed money
for troops and supplies, and struck a deal with his barons for it).
More fodder for soap opera plots, from Real History.


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