Castellaria

A castlery or castellany was a block of territory attached to a *castle or within its jurisdiction. There were 14 named castleries in *DB. A legitimate castle, licensed by the king, would have had around it knights' fiefs; these knights would have been distributed around the *hon-our, so as to provide *warda castri.

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