Burhwara


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 men had expected, driving them off.

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  • Burgensis — See Burhwara …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Burhmann — A townsman or burgher, as in *ASC. Cf. Burhwara; Portreeve …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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