manorialism. Document 6 Of necessity, the manor was a self-sufficient economic unit in view of the overwhelming difficulties of transportation in the period. International trade was carried on only to serve the demands of the wealthy, and it was largely in the hands of aliens [different peoples)—Greeks, Jews, Moslems. Local society made In the country, people lived on manors Manorialism A manor is a self-sufficient community with a castle, a church, and farmlands. All economic activity occurred on the manor No trade outside of the community Feudalism Feudalism – the relationships between the different social classes on the manor.
Explain how the British Parliament and the French Estate-General were similar and how they were different. Use facts to support the following statement: While England was limiting the power of its kings during the Middle Ages, the French kings were increasing their royal power.