henxman (1364-72)

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henxman (1364-72)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  henchman n.; MED:  hengestman n.; DMLBS: 1145a hengestmannus ]

pl. henxtemen,  henxstmen  


1occupationhenchman, a trusty follower or attendant
( 1364-72 )  face liverer a Solas et Hanxt noz Henxtemen, c’est assavoir a chescun de eux une cote, un chaperon [...]  E101/395/2/227
( 1401; MS: s.xv1 )  en quelle chace estoient prises certeine del armure du dit O[weyn], certeins chivalx et lances, [...] et son henxman, lequele je intende envoier a nostre seignur le Roy vostre pere  292.20
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