Marcher lords

Name applied particularly to Norman landholders on the Welsh borders or marches. The term was also used later of the lords in North-umbria and Cumbria, on the troublesome Scottish border, esp. in the 14c. -

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  • Marcher Lords — Name commonly given to Norman landholders on the Welsh border. ♦ Lord of a border district, such as the boundaries of Wales and Scotland. (Gies, Joseph and Francis. Life in a Medieval Castle, 230) ♦ A lord of a frontier territory as in Wales… …   Medieval glossary

  • Marcher Lord — For the Scottish marches, see Lord Warden of the Marches. For international context, see Marches. A Marcher Lord was a strong and trusted noble appointed by the King of England to guard the border (known as the Welsh Marches) between England and… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcher — Someone possessing land adjoining a border. Cf. March and Marcher lords …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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  • lord marcher — noun (plural lords marchers) Etymology: Middle English lord marchier, from lord (I) + marchier marcher : marcher 2 * * * Lord marcher (historical) A lord who had royal prerogative in, and jurisdiction over, lands in the marches …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welsh Marches — The Welsh Marches (Welsh: Y Mers) is a term which, in modern usage, denotes an imprecisely defined area along and around the border between England and Wales in the United Kingdom. The precise meaning of the term has varied at different periods.… …   Wikipedia

  • Gwynedd in the High Middle Ages — is a period in the History of Wales spanning the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries (AD 1000 ndash;1300). The High Middle Ages were preceded by the Early Middle Ages and followed by the Late Middle Ages. Gwynedd is located in the north of… …   Wikipedia

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