(1) The right to teach at the universities was often granted like a title of land in the feudal system.(2) This reliance on the local lord of the manor was all part of the feudal system introduced by William the Conqueror.(3) This distinction can be traced back to the land tenure system of feudal times.(4) So it's pretty much like a feudal system of the kings where people are thrown into prison and they have no way of getting out.(5) The feudal system meant that knights had to provide the king with soldiers when the king demanded them.(6) The in-laws phoned my husband for months at times when they knew I probably would not be home, and harassed him endlessly with their feudal views of how he should shut up his rebellious wife.(7) A similar pattern evolved in countries which were in the Roman empire or were part of the feudal system.(8) The feudal system is cloistered and I welcomed the change as it gave me a chance to grow emotionally and spiritually.(9) We know it was feudal , backward and deeply conservative, in pressing need of reforms.(10) With the abolition of the feudal system, the superior's right to enforce these restrictions will disappear.(11) Here we see the germ of a practice which later on developed into the European feudal system.(12) The Chamberlain brought in revenue, locally supported by the officials of royal burghs, and feudal barons.(13) Indeed, promoting capitalism often results in a system that resembles medieval feudal societies.(14) After the Norman Conquest the system of feudal landholding required the lord of the manor to provide a court for his tenants.(15) Churchill was a remnant of a feudal system and his contempt for progress expressed itself in his attitude towards workers.(16) Last year, he attacked the Scottish Executive for breaching his human rights by abolishing the feudal system.