Trimoda necessitas


Trimoda necessitas
Three obligations, i.e. necessitas, owed by AS tenants and landholders: armed service in the *fyrd, the repair of forts and bridge building. These obligations were the only ones ever exempted from any grants of immunities. Sometimes one finds trinoda rather than trimoda; the English phrase 'common burdens' is also used. [< Lat. trimoda = three modes or ways + necessitas = obligation] -
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  • trinoda necessitas — (|)trī]|nōdə , (|)trē] noun Etymology: New Latin, by alteration (influence of Latin trinodis) : trimoda necessitas * * * trinoda necessitas see trimoda necessitas …   Useful english dictionary

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