Sentence Examples


  • To that of Edward II., into a regular war-tax called escuage or scutage.
  • In November he met some of his nobles at Bury St Edmunds, but as they still refused to pay the scutage no agreement was reached.
  • Having thus disposed of this matter, the grievances of the barons are again considered, the vexed question of scutage being dealt with.
  • Says that in future no scutage or aid, beyond the three recognized feudal aids, shall be levied except by the consent of the general council of the nation (commune concilium regni nostri), while the three recognized aids shall only be levied at a reasonable rate.
  • - For more detailed information the reader is referred to the articles English Law; France: French Law and Institutions, Villenage; Manor; Scutage; Knight Service; Hide.
 

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