- 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'.
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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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