Gwestfa


Gwestfa
A food render owed by a freeman to his king. -
Cf. Feorm

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Feorm — The AS version of a *farm was in effect a food rent, latterly commuted for money. As with other kings, the AS kings had several manors, which the surrounding area was required to supply with food in specified quantities. Thus a group of hides… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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