Gens de mestere

Gens de mestere
Lit. 'people/men of the *mystery'. The term used in *sump-tuary regulations of1363, applied not only to those belonging to a trade *guild but also to town burgesses and merchants. -

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  • Garcons — In *sumptuary regulations issued in 1363, workers on the land were referred to in French as garcons, as were those worth less than 40s. Cf. Gens de mestere …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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