Definition of Feodary

1. n. An accomplice.



Definition of Feodary

1. Noun. An accomplice. ¹

2. Noun. (UK legal) An ancient officer of the (w Court of Wards). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feodary

1. a vassal [n -RIES] - See also: vassal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feodary

fentin acetate
fentrazamide
fents
fenugreek
fenugreek seed
fenugreeks
fenuron
fenurons
fenvalerate
fenya
feod
feodal
feodalities
feodality
feodaries
feodary (current term)
feodatory
feods
feoff
feoffed
feoffee
feoffees
feoffer
feoffers
feoffing
feoffment
feoffments
feoffor
feoffors
feoffs

Literary usage of Feodary

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society, John Harland, Manchester (England). Court-Leet (1862)
"83 The following feodary of 1349 is from one of the Lansdowne MSS., ... the fees generally in this feodary with those of the Testa de Nevill (chap. vii. p. ..."

2. Mamecestre: Being Chapters from the Early Recorded History of the Barony by John Harland (1862)
"69 ante) and of the Birch feodary (chap. liv. p. 257 ante). 84 Lancashire was not created a duchy, and consequently this Henry did not become Duke of ..."

3. The Tenures of Kent by Charles Isaac Elton (1867)
"The feodary of Kent.—The Roll of Blanch-lands.—Difficulty of consulting records.—Disinclination to enquire into tenures.-^Amount of land in Kent held by ..."

4. The Law in Shakespeare by Cushman Kellogg Davis (1884)
"feodary. A tenant who holds his land by feudal service. The word also signifies an officer of the court of wards. l'Jo. 222. A prison for debtor that not ..."

5. The Index Library by British Record Society (1908)
"... esq., William Necton, gent., feodary, and Edmund Ferrand, gent., commissioners, after the death of Bridget ..."

6. Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids by Lancashire (England), William Farrer (1907)
"feodary OF HENRY, EARL OF LANCASTER. 4 EDWARD III (1330). [DUCHY OF LANC. KNIGHTS' FEES, BDLE. 1, No. 11]. Fees of Henry, earl of Lancaster, ..."

7. Antiquities of Shropshire by Robert William Eyton (1860)
"... to prove the descendants of Griffin de Sutton as in circumstantial possession of Kynaston. When the feodary of 1397-8 includes Kynaston in the " Fee of ..."

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