sergantise (1171-74)

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sergantise (1171-74)


[ FEW: 11,534a serviens; Gdf: 7,393a serjantise; GdfC: ; TL: 9,525 serjantise; DEAF:  serjant (serjantise); DMF:  sergentise; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1 law serjeanty, form of tenure of land in return for a service (of a lower status than knight-service)
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  D'acuntes, de tut el, de tute sergantise E quite e franc del tut le demande s'iglise  523
2 law land held by serjeanty
( 1346-47 )  la franchise de Kery et les serjantises des countés de Cork et Waterford qe furent en la meyn le count de Dessemond  485
sergant  sergante  serganterie  sergantie  serjauntespeni 
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