Firma Burgi


Firma Burgi
Latin term for a borough farm in which a town, e.g. Cambridge in 1186, acquired the right to pay all dues in an agreed lump sum, the town collecting all payments. This gave the town a significant autonomy, restricting interference from the lord. -

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  • firma burgi — /farms barjay/ The right, in medieval days, to take the profits of a borough, paying for them a fixed sum to the crown or other lord of the borough …   Black's law dictionary

  • firma burgi — /farms barjay/ The right, in medieval days, to take the profits of a borough, paying for them a fixed sum to the crown or other lord of the borough …   Black's law dictionary

  • Firma unius noctis — Lit. one night s *farm . Payment or assessment of the money or produce needed to support the king and his travelling household for one night. Cf. Firma Burgi …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Farm — A fixed sum of money due annually, e.g. tax, rent or something in kind. Later, the sum paid for the licence to collect monies, e.g. taxes from a city. Moneyers had the farm, in their case for minting coins. It was a gathering in of plenty, which… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Farm — Ferm, firma Latin, feorme Saxon = food rent Fixed sum, usually paid annually, for the right to collect all revenues from land; in effect, rent. Lords could farm land to vassals, receiving a fixed annual rent in place of the normal feudal… …   Medieval glossary

  • Ferm — Ferm, firma Latin, feorme Saxon = food rent Fixed sum, usually paid annually, for the right to collect all revenues from land; in effect, rent. Lords could farm land to vassals, receiving a fixed annual rent in place of the normal feudal… …   Medieval glossary

  • History of the English fiscal system — The history of the English fiscal system affords the best known example of continuous financial development in terms of both institutions and methods. Although periods of great upheaval occurred from the time of the Norman Conquest to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Муниципальные учреждения — в современных западно европейских государствах являются органами городского самоуправления, выдающими все касающееся городского благоустройства. Высший контроль за М. учреждениями оставляет за собой государство. Современное государство не знает… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Madox, Thomas — ▪ British historian born 1666, England died Jan. 13, 1726/27       English legal antiquary and historian whose critical studies of medieval English documents establish him as the virtual founder of British administrative history and the precursor …   Universalium


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