Latin term for atenant who proffered honey to his lord in payment for his land. [< Lat. mel = honey] -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Alveary — A beehive. [< Lat. alvearium = a group of beehives, alvarus = a beehive] Cf. Beoceorl; Mellitarius …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Censarius — A rent paying tenant who was not obliged to perform week work but could be called upon for *boon work. He might be obliged to do some mowing or lend his plough. A money rent was known as censaria. In the early 12c, rent could be 1s 6d per *bovata …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cervisarius — Tenant of land who paid for that land by supplying beer to his lord. The Latin word was also used to indicate a brewer. Cervisia was used of an ale feast, also of *boon work at which ale was provided. [< Lat. cervisia = a kind of beer] Cf.… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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