Vassal

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A vassal is one who swears allegiance to a lord, a liege and commits to rendering specified military service. He is then under the protection of that lord as well. It was a part of feudalism in medieval Europe.

Sources

The Earth and Its Peoples A Global History, Bulliet et al., 2005.