A Dictionary of the Norman Or Old French Language: Collected from Such Acts of Parliament, Parliament Rolls, Journals, Acts of State, Records, Law Books, Antient Historians, and Manuscripts as Related to this Nation. To which are Added the Laws of William, the Conqueror, with Notes and References
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Page 83 - And, in particular, they had the recent example of the French nation before their eyes ; which had gradually...
Page 66 - ... erga ilium ad ^quem jus hoc pertinuerit; hoc eft, fi fit erga Regem, vi librae; fi fit erga Comitem, xl folidi; fi fit in Hundredo, xxx folidi, et erga omnes eos qui Curiam habent in Anglia, hoc eft, juxta folidos Anglicanos. In Danelega qui...
Page 88 - And that all sorts of tenures held of the king or others be turned into free and common socage; save only tenures in frankalmoign, copyholds, and the honorary services of grand serjeanty.
Page 87 - Fr. A party challenging (claiming) goods; he who has placed them in the hands of a third person. Kelham.
Page 188 - Crucifixion thereon, which the priest presented to the people at the conclusion of the mass, to be kissed by them " in token of the peace, unity, and amity of all the faithful, who in that manner, and by its medium, kissed one another with the kiss of charity.
Page 8 - Capella? x folidos. Et qui fregerit pacem Regis in Merchenelega, centum folidis emendet; fimiliter de compenfatione homicidii, & de infidiis praxogilatis *. II.
Page 81 - Britt. c. 24. ENCEPPER. L. Fr. To confine; to put into the stocks. (?) Britt. c. 49. ENCHASER. L. Fr. To chase or hunt ; to drive ; to compel L. Fr. Diet. Kelham.
Page 251 - Coke, were members of it) did not truly understand the meaning of the words communitatis civilatum et burgorum, the commonalty of cities and burghs; which always signified the mayor, aldermen, and common council, where they were to be found, or the steward or bayliff, and capital burgesses, or in short...