Hraeglthegn

Keeper of the king's wardrobe. One of the AS king's most trusted *thegns, who maintained close contact with him. The Latin term for this office was vestiarius. [< OldEngl. hrasgl = clothing] -
Cf. Hraeglthegn; Burthegn; King's wardrobe

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  • Burthegn — Lit. bower thegri. An attendant of the king in his chamber (*bower); a *chamberlain whose responsibility was the king s money chest. He was a *thegn close to the king; an attendant with access to his lord s or lady s private rooms. It was a… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Hraeglhus — A vestry where vestments were kept. [< OldEngl. hrxgl = clothing + hus = house, building] Cf. Hraeglthegn …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Vestiarius — Latin term for the keeper of the *king s wardrobe. Cf. Vestiary; Hraeglthegn …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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