Burewarmot


Burewarmot
The name of the court at, for example, Torksey and Lincoln in the 12c. It is a sign that the two were ancient boroughs, Torksey having been held in *demesne by Queen Edith (d. 1075) before the Conquest. [< OldEngl. burgwara + gemot = assembly of burgesses]

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  • Burgwara gemot — See Burewarmot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Burhwara — An inhabitant of a *burh, as in *ASC. In *DB the Latin term used for such a person was burgensis. Town dwellers or countrymen, the burhwaru were still robust: in ASC 994, the burhwaru of London inflicted more harm and injury than Sweyn and his… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Burgwara — An inhabitant of a *burh, as in *ASC. In *DB the Latin term used for such a person was burgensis. Town dwellers or countrymen, the burhwaru were still robust: in ASC 994, the burhwaru of London inflicted more harm and injury than Sweyn and his… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Gemot — A meeting or assembly; a *moot. Cf. Burewarmot; Witenagemot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Witenagemot — Assembly of the king s *witan, i.e. wise men; analogous to the post 1066 great council. [< OldEngl. witan = wise men + gemot = a meeting] Cf. Burewarmot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Witenmoot — Assembly of the king s *witan, i.e. wise men; analogous to the post 1066 great council. [< OldEngl. witan = wise men + gemot = a meeting] Cf. Burewarmot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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