Money fief

A source of income given to a knight which was not land. -

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  • Money-Fief — ♦ Military service rendered in exchange for an annual payment from the king. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 250) …   Medieval glossary

  • Fief-rent — money paid by a lord in an annual manner to a vassal in return for homage, fealty, and military service (usually knight service) and it could include various other things than money, such as wine, cheese. provide chickens, or wood. The amount of… …   Medieval glossary

  • fief — /feef/, n. 1. a fee or feud held of a feudal lord; a tenure of land subject to feudal obligations. 2. a territory held in fee. 3. fiefdom. [1605 15; < F, var. of OF fieu, fie, c. AF fe FEE < Gmc; cf. OHG fihu, OE feoh cattle, property; akin to L… …   Universalium

  • Fief — [fee] Land which was held of a superior lord in return for which service mostly military and *homage was offered. This chain of homage and service reached upwards to the monarch. Such land became heritable by the 12c. Our sense of the word fee as …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Ecclesiastical fief — In the feudal system of the European Middle Ages, an ecclesiastical fief, held from the Church, followed all the laws laid down for temporal fiefs. The suzerain, e.g. bishop, abbot, or other possessor, granted an estate in perpetuity to a person …   Wikipedia

  • Fee — (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fee estate — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fee farm — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fee farm rent — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fee fund — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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