Vintinary

A commander of 20 soldiers. [< Lat. vintinarius] -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Centener — An officer commanding 100 soldiers. (The Roman equivalent was the centurio; the English form is centurion .) The term was also used of the *bailiff of a *hundred. [< Lat. centenarius = numbering 100] Cf. Decuria; Vintinary …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Decuria — A group of 10, sometimes known as a decurion , a term used of people and soldiers. Bede used the word when referring to decuriae of *slaves. Cf. Centener; Vintinary …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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