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Oaths of Fealty

So there was this Coronation today in Carolinginia, in the Kingdom of the East, and afterward the crown was (were?) sitting in state and a long line formed to offer tribute, to pay homage, to swear fealty, and I among them. And because I care about words, I cared about what I said and looked up again what was appropriate.

In 1050 C.E., Bishop Fulbert of Chartres wrote "On Feudal Obligations" in Recueil des Hist. des Gaules et de la France :
"He who swears fealty to his lord ought always to have these six things in memory; what is harmless, safe, honorable, useful, easy, practicable. Harmless, that is to say that he should not be injurious to his lord in his body; safe, that he should not be injurious to him in his secrets or in the defences through which he is able to be secure; honorable, that he should not be injurious to him in his justice or in other matters that pertain to his honor; useful, that he should not be injurious to him in his possessions; easy or practicable, that that good which his lord is able to do easily, he make not difficult, nor that which is practicable he make impossible to him. However, that the faithful vassal should avoid these injuries is proper, but not for this does he deserve his holding; for it is not sufficient to abstain from evil, unless what is good is done also. It remains, therefore, that in the same six things mentioned above he should faithfully counsel and aid his lord, if he wishes to be looked upon as worthy of his benefice and to be safe concerning the fealty which he has sworn. "

John of Salisbury's Policraticus (1156-1159 C.E.) plagarized this rather outrageously:
"The formula of fealty, then, exacts the things which are inserted therein as being the necessary elements of loyalty, and expresses the latter by the words "sound," "safe," "honorable," "advantageous," "easy," "possible." If therefore, we are bound by fealty to anyone, we must not harm his soundness of body, or take from him the military resources upon which his safety depends, or presume to commit any act whereby his honor or advantage is diminished; neither is it lawful that that which is easy for him should be made difficult, or that which is possible impossible. Besides, one who holds a benefice from him whose liege man he is, owes to him aid and counsel in his undertakings; from which fact it is clearer than the sun how much is owed to the God of all, if so much is owed even to those to whom we are bound only by fealty."

It was a long line and I didn't want to take up much time.  I ended up with:

"I, Caryl de Trecesson, Companion of the Laurel, the Maunche, the Silver Crescent, do swear fealty to the Crown of the East, to honor it above all other realms, to do nothing to bring dishonor upon it, and to serve and aid it to the best of my ability."
 

What do others say? What do you say, or would if you swore fealty?
  

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