Lit. 'alms' fee'. The cash render to the pope from the kingdom of England, first given by Alfred the Great. This was also known as *Peter's pence or Romescot.

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  • almesfeoh — /a(l)mzfiy/ In Saxon law, alms fee; almsmoney. Otherwise called Peter pence …   Black's law dictionary

  • almesfeoh — See Peter s pence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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