Bouche en court


Bouche en court
Meal/mouthful in court. The AnNor. term for the right to eat at the king's table, or that of a prince. It was granted as part of a salary or pension to someone like the king's physic and many others who had variously served the king.
Cf. Constitutio Domus Regis

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • bouche of court — bouche of court, or budge of court A certain allowance of provision from the king to his knights and servants, who attended him on any military expedition …   Black's law dictionary

  • bouche of court — bouche of court, or budge of court A certain allowance of provision from the king to his knights and servants, who attended him on any military expedition …   Black's law dictionary

  • Bouche of court — The bouche of court, or vulgarly budge of court, is generally free food and drink at the king s court, or specifically the king s allowance of sustenance to his knights and servants during active duty. It is in the general sense that the French… …   Wikipedia

  • bouche of court — The king s allowance to his knights and personal servants for food supply during active military service …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bouche of court, or budge of court — A certain allowance of provision from the king to his knights and servants, who attended him on any military expedition …   Black's law dictionary

  • bouche of court, or budge of court — A certain allowance of provision from the king to his knights and servants, who attended him on any military expedition …   Black's law dictionary

  • bouche — /buwsh/buch/ The mouth. An allowance of provision. Avoir bouche a court; to have an allowance at court; to be in ordinary at court; to have meat and drink scotfree there …   Black's law dictionary

  • bouche — /buwsh/buch/ The mouth. An allowance of provision. Avoir bouche a court; to have an allowance at court; to be in ordinary at court; to have meat and drink scotfree there …   Black's law dictionary

  • bouche — [ buʃ ] n. f. • buce v. 1040; lat. bucca « joue », puis « bouche » 1 ♦ Cavité située à la partie inférieure du visage de l homme, bordée par les lèvres, communiquant avec l appareil digestif et avec les voies respiratoires. ⇒fam. bec, gueule;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bouché — bouche [ buʃ ] n. f. • buce v. 1040; lat. bucca « joue », puis « bouche » 1 ♦ Cavité située à la partie inférieure du visage de l homme, bordée par les lèvres, communiquant avec l appareil digestif et avec les voies respiratoires. ⇒fam. bec,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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