Serjeanty definition

(UK) A form of land ownership under the feudal system, where a family held an estate in exchange for rendering a service to their liege lord.

The manor of Scrivelsby in England has, since the Middle Ages, been held by the Marmion family in grand serjeanty, in exchange for their service as King's or Queen's Champion.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of serjeanty - sergeanty

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
serjeanty
Plural:
serjeanties