Eleemosyna carucarum


Eleemosyna carucarum
Lit. 'plough alms'. The penny given at Easter for each plough within a village. -
Cf. Caruca

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • ELEEMOSYNA — Vide supra, ubi de Egnis, et infra in voce Ferto item ubi de Pauperibus. At Eleemosyna, apud Scriptores medii aevi, domus est Monasterio vel Aedi sacrae adiuncta, in qua Eleemosynae pauperibus erogabantur, ab eo, cui pauperum cura demandata erat …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • eleemosyna regis, and eleemosyna aratri, or carucarum — /elamosana riyjas/ areytray/ kabrakeram/ A penny which King Ethelred ordered to be paid for every plow in England towards the support of the poor …   Black's law dictionary

  • Caruca — Latin term for a plough; usually of the heavy kind, requiring a team of eight oxen. Cf. Carucage; Eleemosyna carucarum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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