francplege (s.xiii3/3)

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francplege (s.xiii3/3)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  frank-pledge n.; MED:  frankplegge n.; DMLBS: 1001b francplegia ]
franceplegge,  franciplegge,  francplegge,  frankplegge;  frauncplege,  frauncplegge,  fraunkeplegge,  fraunkplegge,  fraungplege  i 7 fraunplegg  242
pl. franciplegges  93  

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1lawfrank-pledge (an administrative unit consisting of ten or twelve families bound to preserve the peace and report infractions)
( MS: 1419 )  Item, si ascune soit resident ou herbergé deinz la Garde qi ne soit mye loialx, ne de boun fame ne dessoutz francplegge [...]  337
lawmember of a frank-pledge unit
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Icy deit le seneschal charger les franciplegges de articules que sount a presenter a cele court  93
vewe de francplege
1lawview of frank-pledge (assembly of suitors of a hundred for inspection of frank-pledges)
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  qe plus de une fois par an tenent veuue de francplege  27
( 1335 )  la vient Williem Paynel, & tient vewe de frauncplege, & prent amendes de Assise de pein  ii 90
( 1385 )  a cause qe plusours de les Voewes de Francplegges des ditz Hundredes esteantz en mayns les ditz Viscountes, sount grantez as diverses Seignurs  iii 211
( 1422 )  Wapentakes, Ballives, Fees des Countees, Vieux de Franciplegge, Courts, Fee Fermes, Rents annuelx, Terres & Tenements, qe furent au Roi Henry  iv 188
franc#1  plege 
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