A free man holding land in *socage; a man under jurisdiction (i.e. *soke) of his *lord.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sokeman — Soke man, n. See {Socman}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sokeman — /sohk meuhn/, n., pl. sokemen. a tenant holding land in socage. Also, socman. [1250 1300; ME ( < AF) < ML sokemannus < OE socn SOKE + man MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sokeman — Another name for a free villager. ♦ Freeman of peasant status who was free to leave (and often to sell) his land; often owing services or rent, and obliged to attend his lord s court. (Wood, Michael. Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England,… …   Medieval glossary

  • sokeman — soke·man …   English syllables

  • sokeman — ˈsōkmən noun (plural sokemen) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin sokemannus, sochemannus, from Old English sōcn soke + man : a man who is under the soke of another : a tenant by socage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soke (legal) — NOTOC The term soke (in Old English: soc , connected ultimately with secan (to seek)), at the time of the Norman Conquest of England generally denoted jurisdiction , but due to vague usage probably lacks a single precise definition.In some cases… …   Wikipedia

  • sokemanry — /sohk meuhn ree/, n., pl. sokemanries. 1. tenure of land subject to the soke of someone else. 2. sokemen. [1250 1300; ME < AF sokemanerie, equiv. to sokeman SOKEMAN + erie RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • socman — ˈsäkmən, ˈsōk noun (plural socmen) Etymology: Medieval Latin sochemannus, sokemannus more at sokeman : sokeman …   Useful english dictionary

  • sokemanry — rē noun ( es) Etymology: Anglo French sokemanerie, from Medieval Latin sokemannus sokeman + Anglo French erie ry 1. : tenure of land subject to the soke of another compare socage 2. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Society of Scotland in the High Middle Ages — Scottish Society in the High Middle Ages pertains to Scottish society roughly between 900 and 1286, a period roughly corresponding to the general historical era known as the High Middle Ages.tratificationHigh Medieval Scottish society was… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.