presentment of Englishry

Definition of presentment of Englishry

: the presentation of proof that a slain person was of English rather than Norman birth as an excuse for not paying a fine levied by the Norman kings of England upon local governmental units for the murder of a Norman

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“Presentment of Englishry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presentment%20of%20Englishry. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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