Rodknight

Holder of a form of *serjeanty or tenure of a fief, the service for which was riding with his lord or lady as specified by *Bracton. He was also known as a *'radman'.

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  • rodknight — rod·knight …   English syllables

  • rodknight — ˈrädˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English rādcniht more at radknight : radknight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radman — A tenant who owed his lord the duty of armed escort. [< OldEngl. rad = riding, expedition] Cf. Geneat; Rodknight …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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