Custumal


Custumal
Legal document itemising such things as the duties of a *reeve on a particular estate; also those of other manorial officers. Such documents were closely associated with the estate's *extent. Cathedrals also had such a document; this was referred to as a *consuetudinary. The Latin form custumarium.

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  • Custumal — A custumal is a medieval English document, usually edited and composed over time, that stipulates the economic, political, and social customs of a manor or town. [1] Contents 1 Manorial Custumals 2 Borough Custumals 3 …   Wikipedia

  • custumal — /kus choo meuhl/, n. a customary. [1375 1425; 1560 70 for current sense; late ME (as adj.) < ML custumalis, a Latinization of OF costumel customary, usual, equiv. to costume CUSTOM + el AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • custumal — noun A survey of a medieval English manor, listing each tenant and the customs under which the tenancy was held …   Wiktionary

  • custumal — [ kʌstjʊm(ə)l] noun historical a written account of the customs of a manor or local community. Origin C16: from med. L. custumale customs book …   English new terms dictionary

  • Custumal — 1) Written collection of manorial customs. (Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 234) 2) Document listing obligations and rights of tenants. (Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Village, 244) …   Medieval glossary

  • custumal — cus·tu·mal …   English syllables

  • custumal — /ˈkʌstjəməl/ (say kustyuhmuhl) adjective 1. → customary (def. 3). –noun 2. → customary (defs 4 and 5). {Medieval Latin custumālis, Latinisation of Old French costumel customary} …   Australian English dictionary

  • custumal — …   Useful english dictionary

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