Alba firma

Lit. 'white *farm, white payment'. The annual rent payable to a lord, esp. the king, in 'white money', i.e. assayed silver.

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  • ALBA Firma — vide Firma …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • alba firma — /aelba farms/ In old English law, white rent; rent payable in silver or white money, as distinguished from that which was anciently paid in corn or provisions, called black mail, or black rent; reditus nigri …   Black's law dictionary

  • alba firma — Rent payable in silver …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • alba firma — |albəˈfərmə noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, literally, white rent : rent payable in silver in accordance with early English law …   Useful english dictionary

  • firma — /farms/ In old English law, the contract of lease or letting; also the rent (or farm) reserved upon a lease of lands, which was frequently payable in provisions, but sometimes in money, in which latter case it was called alba firma, white rent. A …   Black's law dictionary

  • Alba (Piemont) — Alba …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alba (Unternehmen) — ALBA Rechtsform plc Co. KG Gründung 1968 Sitz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ALBA AG — ALBA Unternehmensform Gründung 1968 Unternehmenssitz Berlin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alba — See firma alba …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Alba Versicherung — 48.15444166666711.5887611111117Koordinaten: 48° 9′ 16″ N, 11° 35′ 20″ O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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