Ward-penny


Ward-penny
[guard-penny]
A payment made in lieu of performing guard duty. The Latin form was warpenna.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • ward-penny — In old English law, money paid to the sheriff or castellains, for the duty of watching and warding a castle …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ward — Ward, n. [AS. weard, fem., guard, weard, masc., keeper, guard; akin to OS. ward a watcher, warden, G. wart, OHG. wart, Icel. v[ o]r[eth]r a warden, a watch, Goth. wards in da[ u]rawards a doorkeeper, and E. wary; cf. OF. warde guard, from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ward staff — Ward Ward, n. [AS. weard, fem., guard, weard, masc., keeper, guard; akin to OS. ward a watcher, warden, G. wart, OHG. wart, Icel. v[ o]r[eth]r a warden, a watch, Goth. wards in da[ u]rawards a doorkeeper, and E. wary; cf. OF. warde guard, from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Guard-penny — See Ward penny …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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