Manupast


Manupast
[mainpast]
- Term for a household, also a member of another's household. In legal terms one belonged to a mainpast, as one belonged to a *frank-pledge or *tithing. [< OldFr. meynpast < Lat. manupastus < manus = hand + pastus = fed] -
Cf. Meinie

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  • Meinie — AnNor. word for retainers or liveried dependants of a lord or magnate; the retinue or members of a household. The queen would also have her meinie, composed largely of women. Cf. Fautor; Manupast; Retinentia …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Meignie — AnNor. word for retainers or liveried dependants of a lord or magnate; the retinue or members of a household. The queen would also have her meinie, composed largely of women. Cf. Fautor; Manupast; Retinentia …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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