conquest (c.1150)

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conquest (c.1150)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1058a conquirere; Gdf: 2,246c conqueste; GdfC: 9,161b conqueste; TL: 2,712 conqueste; DEAF:  conquerre (conquest); DMF:  conquête; TLF:  conquête; OED:  conquest n.; MED:  conquest(e n.; DMLBS: 444c conquaestus ]
conqueste;  cunquest,  cunquist;  cumquist  

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1mil.conquest
( c.1150; MS: s.xii3/4 )  Cez sunt les leis e les custumes que li reis Will. grantad al pople de Engleterre aprés le cunquest de la terre  (Hk) prol.
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De son primer conquest est ly roys coronez  762
hist.(Norman) Conquest
( 1292 )  les ancestres Sire R. unt esté seisi de cele franchisse pus le Conqueste  20-21 Ed I 113
( 1381 )  l’an le Roi R. seconde puis le conqueste quart  i 115
( 1404 )  l’an du regne le Roy Henry quart aprés le conquest quinte  318
( 1414 )  l’an de regne le roy Henry quint puis le conqueste  ii 7
2spoil, gain
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Nen avrez de mun cunquest vaillant a un alie!  394
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Mult vait grant joie demenant Pur sun cunquest, que ci est grant  7982
(personal) acquisition
( 1308-09 )  Gentz de religion n’ount rien par conqueste, mes tut du grant le Roy  Ed II ii 73
( 1310-11 )  il sount gentz de religioun qe ne pont clamer par conqueste  Ed II vi 93
pople de conquest
1eccl.God’s own people, populum acquisitionis
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Gent seint[e], pople de conqueste  561
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