gelde1 (s.xiiim)

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gelde1 (s.xiiim)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  geld n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 1057c geldum ]


1lawtaxgeld, the tax paid to the crown by English landholders before the Conquest, and continued under the Norman kings
( MS: s.xiiim )  jo lur grant par mun propre dun ke lur terres de lur demeines charues seient quites de tutes geldes e de tutes overaignes  11
( 1374 )  Pource que nous avons entenduz coment noz tenantz de Aldeburgh Tymble et Thorescrosse sont si fiebles et a pover estat q'il ne pout paier a nous leur talliage q'est appellé gelde  ii 256
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