Term used for the service one owed to the lord from whom one's own immediate lord held his land, thus 'outside' the local *manor. This use survived in the Dorset placename Ryme Forinseca. However, it can still be found in the anglicised Rye Foreign. [< Lat. forinsecus = on the outside] -

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