enfranchiser (1368)

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enfranchiser (1368)

[ FEW: *15/ii,163a frank; Gdf: 3,158c enfranchisé; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  enfranchise v.; MED:  enfraunchisen v.; DMLBS: ]
enfraunchiser;  enfrauncheser,  enfrauncheiser  


1law(of people) to make free, into freemen, enfranchise
( 1381 )  si vous desirez d’enfranchiser & manumettre les ditz neifs  iii 99


( 1378 )  citees et burghs e autres bones viles enfranchisés  ii 7 i
( 1385 )  neifs [...] s’enfuent deinz citees [...] enfranchisés  iii 212
( s.xiv-xv )  qe chescun mestre, quaunt il soit enfraunchesé  i 67


1freeman, freed man
( s.xiv2; MS: c.1400 )  Benoiez auxi sont les enfranchisez (Latin: libertati)  59
2freeman (of a guild)
( 1368 )  Item, fait a remembrer qe Johan de Welburne vient as ditz gardeinz pur estre enfranchisé et fust granté a tiel entent q’il dust venir et aver son shope en Chepe  108
( 1377-79 )  Item, receu de lez enfraunchisez . vj li. xiij s. iiij d.  180
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