Title of the king's outer marshal, known also as the *earl marshal. His first duties were the dispositions of the king's army on the field before battle. (It is from this the title 'field-marshal' is derived.) In times of peace, his responsibility was to select where to halt - castle, monastery etc. -during the king's endless *itinerary. He would also ensure all known malefactors in the virgata regis, i.e. district, or *verge were under lock and key during the king's stay. [< Lat. forinsecus = on the outside] -

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  • forinsecus — /farinsakas/ Foreign; exterior; outside; extraordinary. @ servitium forinsecum the payment of aid, scutage, and other extraordinary military services. + servitium forinsecum /sarvish(iy)am farinzakam/ Forinsec, foreign, or extra service; a kind… …   Black's law dictionary

  • forinsecus — Same as forinsic …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Forinsec — 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 …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • forínseco — forínseco, a (del lat. «forinsĕcus», fuera; ant.) adj. De la parte de *fuera. ⇒ Intrínseco. * * * forínseco, ca. (Del lat. forinsĕcus, fuera). adj. ant. Que está de la parte de fuera …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Forinsecal — Fo*rin se*cal, a. [L. forinsecus from without.] Foreign; alien. [Obs.] Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Locution — (v. lat.), Rede , Ausdrucksweise; Locutorium, Sprachzimmer in den Klöstern; L. forinsĕcus, Sprachzimmer für Fremde u. auswärtige Religiosen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Locutorĭum — (lat.), Sprechzimmer in den Klöstern; L. forinsecus, Sprechzimmer für Fremde …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Actual Grace — • A grace that is given for the performance of salutary acts and is present and disappears with the action itself Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Actual Grace     Actual Grace …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Intrinsecus — The king s inner marshal. His duty was to watch over and guard the inner parts of wherever the king was in residence, and to ensure that courtesans (those with attachments to a courtier) were not too intrusive or conspicuous. [Lat. intrinsecus =… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Itinerary — The medieval court was constantly on the move, travelling between castles, towns, estates and monasteries, consuming great quantities before moving on. Frequently, the king travelled on to a favourite forest to hunt, with hounds or kestrel, or to …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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