School of Historical Studies

Carolingian Polyptyques

St-Amand-les-Eaux Glossary

– benefice
bunaria (alt. bunuaria) – a measure of land
denarius – silver coin
haistaldi – semi-free workers
in censum – tax
manicipia – unfree servants
mansi serviles – dependant farms
mansum dominicatum – a demesne farm/ a farm belonging to the lord
pecturas – fencing service
pro hostelico (alt. pro hostelicio) – in lieu of military service
pro levamine – for relief of service
redimunt – remit
sediles – urban plots
solidus – gold coin
wagtas – watch duty


UPDATED:January 2008
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