Central Europe

Posted by adminNY on January 02, 2019

Only military service and agriculture were worthy of the noble industries (still in the years 1420 legally resized), exercise unritterlicher Trade moved to the loss of nobility rights. The Polish nobleman owned its land holdings as free Allod (the feudal institution personally related reason and soil), not permeated the feudal system. Only the noble was able to acquire free land. But even the owner of such noble real estate was in the Vollgenuss of the nobility rights. Who lost his estate, lost his nobility and the related rights as well as one dedicated to unritterlichen branches of acquisition of, or one that came from the connection with unfree, i.e., he was political rights such as the unfree. A free, ritterlicher reason-owning nobility split out thus from able of the free it up.

Unfree, not non-free not Ritterburtige, which were raised in the knighthood, were always equipped with free real estate or had to buy those. The full freedom and their descendants can be gained after a certain number of generations the rights of the nobility. A ministerial nobility did not originate. The nobility was bound not by award of the fief. The voivode was not feudal Lord of the simple nobleman. Also the poor nobleman was anxious to get his small real estate because he retained or lost with the same status and rights, albeit on the most zealous.

Mid-15th century the efforts of individual from the Polish noble (szlachta) in the public and social life of beaten out families, to gain a more privileged priority, to make a higher nobility created. So far passed public equality of two aristocratic classes “Pan” (men or magnate) and Knight threatened these efforts. This principle was – been unaffected as already mentioned – so far as that the feudal fief being, as it had developed in Central Europe, still had not come to full development.

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