nonfeudal

nonfeudal

(ˌnɒnˈfjuːdəl)
adj
not feudal or related to the feudal system
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Huggard (1951), (8) he had a field day, literally, with the history of prairie land grants, as rooted in medieval, nonfeudal, socage tenure, and the Hudson's Bay Company charter of 1670, all of which he related forward to whether or not surface rights to oil and gas came with grants in fee simple.
62) For example, in the case of the United States, liberal democracy was established in a nonfeudal environment remarkably favorable to individual liberty.
There is little guidance on how to build a nonfeudal world economic system based on these fine theological insights, and there is insufficient appreciation for the real accomplishments of Western liberalism.
These forms in turn were situated within the wider nonfeudal society of Christian Valencia, where the political social structure was nonfeudal but in which feudalistic elements played a role.
He maintains that in the late Middle Ages (the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries) three viable nonfeudal institutional alternatives presented themselves: nation-states (especially France), city leagues (especially the Hanseatic League), and city-states (especially those in Italy).