By Christopher Corèdon
An curiosity within the center a while usually brings the non-specialist reader up brief opposed to a notice or time period which isn't understood or in simple terms imperfectly understood. This dictionary is meant to place an finish to all that: it's been designed to be of actual aid to basic readers and experts alike. The dictionary includes a few 3,400 phrases as headwords, starting from the criminal and ecclesiastic to the extra prosaic phrases of everyday life. Latin was once the language of the church, legislation and executive, and plenty of Latin phrases illustrated listed below are often present in smooth books of heritage of the interval; equally, the perfect that means of previous English and heart English phrases may perhaps elude trendy reader: this dictionary endeavours to supply readability. as well as definition, etymologies of many phrases are given, within the trust that realizing the beginning and evolution of a notice offers a greater realizing. There also are examples of medieval phrases and words nonetheless in use at the present time, a different relief to clarifying which means. CHRISTOPHER COREDON has additionally compiled the Dictionary of Cybernyms. Dr ANN WILLIAMS, old advisor at the undertaking, used to be until eventually her retirement Senior Lecturer in medieval background on the Polytechnic of North London.
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At meal time in the *frater. – Cf. previous; Scriptorium Armed. Her. Term used when the teeth or claws of an animal are shown in a *tincture different from the animal’s body. Armes courtoises. The general term for the arms employed in tournaments which had had their ‘killing edge’ removed: swords were blunted and the points of lances changed to minimise the danger of fatal injuries. e. *courtly love, the convention prescribing how ladies and their knights conducted themselves. – Cf. À plaisir; Arms, Statute of; Coronal; Curtana Armet.
Cf. next; Bonda Bondus. e. a *villein. Its use suggests a wish to abandon the old word with its negative connotations of a person unfree. The Latin term for this person’s status was bondagium, replacing villanagium. Bondacra was the acre of land held by a bondus. – Cf. previous Bonfire.
Also the lowest rank of the peerage. Officers of the *exchequer, assessors, were referred to by Henry I as his barons of the exchequer. – Cf. Baronet; Writ of summons Baronage. The *vassals of a feudal chief; later an assembly of barons; all the barons as a class. Baronet. A lesser *baron, though summoned to parliament, without tenure of the king. Barons, articles of the. An initial agreement, arrived at on 15 June 1215, which immediately preceded the signing of *Magna Carta. What was agreed were basic heads or matters to be detailed in the final document.