Horse-thegn

Member of the royal household, acting as a bodyguard. -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Milton, Vale of White Horse — Coordinates: 51°37′37″N 1°17′53″W / 51.627°N 1.298°W / 51.627; 1.298 …   Wikipedia

  • Grendel (novel) — infobox Book | name = Grendel image caption = First edition 1971 cover author = John Gardner country = United States language = English cover artist = Anita Kunz genre = European Mythology Fantasy novel publisher = Alfred A. Knopf (USA) Gollancz… …   Wikipedia

  • Stirrup — For the bone, see stapes. For other uses of the word stirrup, see Stirrup (disambiguation). The stirrup is a ring with a flat bottom fixed on a leather strap, usually hung from each side of a saddle by an adjustable strap to create a footrest for …   Wikipedia

  • Warrior (Osprey) — Warrior ... Pays  Royaume Uni Langue Anglais Genre Histoire militaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moot hill — A moot hill or mons placiti (statute hill)[1] is a hill or mound historically used as an assembly or meeting place. In early medieval Britain, such hills were used for moots , meetings of local people to settle local business. Among other things …   Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • Cotheridge Court — is an ancient manor house situated in the south western part of Cotheridge, in the county of Worcestershire, England, and birth place of Herbert Bowyer Berkeley. The house was owned and lived in by the Berkeley family for nearly 350 years, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Norse rituals — Norse paganism Part of Norse paganism …   Wikipedia

  • Cheval dans la mythologie nordique — Cavalier sur la Pierre de Tjängvide, interprété comme étant Odin sur Sleipnir. Le cheval a un rôle important dans la mythologie nordique, aussi bien dans les Eddas que dans les sagas, où il est quasiment toujours nommé, qu il soit associé aux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Feudalism — • The source of feudalism rises from an intermingling of barbarian usage and Roman law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Feudalism     Feudalism      …   Catholic encyclopedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.