Almoign


Almoign
An ecclesiastical possession. [< AnNor. almoin < Lat. eleemosyna = alms]

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • almoign — al·moign …   English syllables

  • almoign — Alms …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • almoign — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frank-Almoign — Frank Almoign, in the English law of real property, is a species of spiritual tenure, whereby a religious corporation, aggregate or sole, holds lands of the donor to them and their successors for ever. It was a tenure dating from Saxon times,… …   Wikipedia

  • frank-almoign — frank almoign, almoin Law. [a. AF. fraunke almoigne: see frank a.2 and almoign.] (See almoign 2.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Childwall — Coordinates: 53°23′42″N 2°52′52″W / 53.395°N 2.881°W / 53.395; 2.881 …   Wikipedia

  • Frankalmoign — The term for tenure of land held in perpetuity by a religious body in return for prayers for the donor s soul and his/her descendants. The land was free of all obligations bar the *trimoda necessitas. Fealty was not owed to any lord. This was the …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • free alms — The name of a species of tenure. See frank almoign …   Black's law dictionary

  • free alms — The name of a species of tenure. See frank almoign …   Black's law dictionary

  • almoigne — Same as almoign …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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