Cymyd


Cymyd
Welsh word for a *commote.

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  • Commote — English form of the Welsh cymyd, term for a division of land less than a *cantref. In the late 11c, Welsh commotes were areas under Norman control yet subject to Welsh law and custom. The commotes were west of Offa s Dyke and, in general, they… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Commot — English form of the Welsh cymyd, term for a division of land less than a *cantref. In the late 11c, Welsh commotes were areas under Norman control yet subject to Welsh law and custom. The commotes were west of Offa s Dyke and, in general, they… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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