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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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2003
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History, Local and Family History
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A term used by the Normans for the large lordships that were centred on castles.

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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A term used by the Normans for the large lordships that were centred on castles, e.g. Richmond (Yorkshire), which had 440 dependent manors in many parts of England....

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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The institution of power- and income-sharing in 14th- and 15th-century *Hungary. Court aristocrats (*barones) were granted

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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609 words

In the Middle Ages as in our own days, the word “honour” had a double sense. Shortly after the year

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010

The Latin equivalent of “fidelity,” used in medieval Hungary from the thirteenth century, and especially in the fourteenth, to describe

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