Thanage
Thanage Than"age, n. The district in which a thane anciently had jurisdiction; thanedom. [1913 Webster]

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  • thanage — c.1400, from Anglo Fr. thaynage (c.1300), from English THANE (Cf. thane) + O.Fr. suffix age (see AGE (Cf. age)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • thanage — n. hist. 1 the rank of thane. 2 the land granted to a thane. Etymology: ME f. AF thanage (as THANE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • thanage — /thay nij/, n. 1. the tenure by which lands were held by a thane. 2. the land so held. 3. the office, rank, or jurisdiction of a thane. [1350 1400; ME < AL thanagium. See THANE, AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • thanage — n. jurisdiction of a thane; rank of a thane; office of a thane; land held by a thane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thanage — [ θeɪnɪdʒ] noun historical the tenure, land, and rank granted to a thane …   English new terms dictionary

  • thanage — than·age …   English syllables

  • thanage — /ˈθeɪnɪdʒ/ (say thaynij) noun 1. the tenure by which lands were held by a thane. 2. the lands so held. 3. the office, rank, or jurisdiction of a thane. {than(e) + age} …   Australian English dictionary

  • thanage of the king — /fleynaj av <5a kin/ A certain part of the king s land or property, of which the ruler or governor was called thane …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Manor of Rivington — The Manor of Rivington was a medieval manor estate in Rivington, Lancashire, England. Before 1212 the Pilkington family owned six oxgangs of land. Over time it became separated in moieties and by the 16th century the Pilkingtons of Rivington Hall …   Wikipedia

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