Angild


Angild
A single payment or the rate of compensation for damage. [< OldEngl. an = one + gild = money, payment]

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  • angild — /aengild/ In Saxon law, the single value of a man or other thing; a single weregild (q.v.); the compensation of a thing according to its single value or estimation. The double gild or compensation was called twigild, the triple, trigild, etc. See …   Black's law dictionary

  • angild — /aengild/ In Saxon law, the single value of a man or other thing; a single weregild (q.v.); the compensation of a thing according to its single value or estimation. The double gild or compensation was called twigild, the triple, trigild, etc. See …   Black's law dictionary

  • ángild — see ángilde …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • angild — The legal estimated value of a man or a chattel …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • angild — noun ( s) Etymology: Old English āngilde, āngylde, from ān one + gilde, gylde (akin to gieldan to pay for, reward, serve, punish) more at one, yield : a compensation in Anglo Saxon times made in a single payment at a fixed valuation for a given… …   Useful english dictionary

  • GELDUM sive GILDUM — GELDUM, sive GILDUM vox Saxonica, solutio, praestatio, vectigal, tributum. Item mulcta Iudiciaria, compensatio delicti et pretium rei. Capitulare 3. An. Quicquid involavit, novem geldos componere faciat etc. Unde Wergeldum, quasi valor seu… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • angylde — In Saxon law, the rate fixed by law at which certain injuries to person or property were to be paid for; in injuries to the person, it seems to be equivalent to the were, i.e., the price at which every man was valued. It seems also to have been… …   Black's law dictionary

  • angylde — In Saxon law, the rate fixed by law at which certain injuries to person or property were to be paid for; in injuries to the person, it seems to be equivalent to the were, i.e., the price at which every man was valued. It seems also to have been… …   Black's law dictionary

  • weregild — weregild, or wergild /wirgild/wsrgild/ This was the price of homicide, or other atrocious personal offense, paid partly to the king for the loss of a subject, partly to the lord for the loss of a vassal, and partly to the next of kin of the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • wergild — weregild, or wergild /wirgild/wsrgild/ This was the price of homicide, or other atrocious personal offense, paid partly to the king for the loss of a subject, partly to the lord for the loss of a vassal, and partly to the next of kin of the… …   Black's law dictionary


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