view of frankpledge

Definition of view of frankpledge

: the gathering and inspection in the court leet at least once a year of all the men who were or ought to be in frankpledge

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History and Etymology for view of frankpledge

Middle English, translation of Anglo-French vewe de fraung plege

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“View of frankpledge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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