knight's fee

noun

Definition of knight's fee

: the amount of land the holding of which imposed the obligation of knight service, being sometimes a hide or less and sometimes six or more hides

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History and Etymology for knight's fee

Middle English knightes fee

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“Knight's fee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knight%27s%20fee. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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