Fief loricae

Synonymous with * feudum loricae.

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  • Fief de haubert — Un fief de haubert est, en France, au Moyen Âge et sous l Ancien Régime, un fief possédé à l origine par un chevalier, c était selon Pierre Edme Gautier de Sibert un cas particulier à la Normandie et à la Bretagne[1]. Sommaire 1 Origines …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fief militum — Lit. fief of the knights . Cf. Feudum loricae; Fief …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Fief de haubert — The 11c French term equivalent to a knight s fee. So named from the *hauberk of *mail each knight was required to have and wear when his services were called upon. Cf. Feudum loricae; Servitium debitum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Feudum loricae — A *hauberk *fief; known in AnNor. as a fief de haubert. It was also known as a fief loricae. Orig. the Norman term for a knight with a *mail hauberk a term of distinction, as not all Norman knights had one. In England the distinction was… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Lorica — A coat of chain mail; synonymous with * byrnie . The word was also used of knight service, as when the phrase Fief loricae was used in place of Fief militum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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