Monday, October 4, 2010

Medieval History of India and growth of feudalism

The medieval era in India starts approximately with the rise of the Rajputs. The Rajputs were an image of feudalis and chivalry. Though they were devoted warriors, the Rajputs fought among themselves and weakened  The medieval history of India is largely dominated by incidents of foreign rule and invasion due to lack of stability of Indian rulers.This was the main reason that attracted invaders from outside India to come here and establish their kingdoms. The Indian medieval history is full of such incidents where you find foreign rulers coming here and ruling India.The weakening of the Rajputs attracted the Turks who invaded India on every given opportunity. Turks were not just interested in the wealth of India but wanted to establish their empires and take over their kingdoms.