Escuage
Escuage Es"cu*age (?; 48), n. [OF. escuage, F. ['e]cuage, from OF. escu shield, F. ['e]cu. See {Esquire}.] (Feud. Law) Service of the shield, a species of knight service by which a tenant was bound to follow his lord to war, at his own charge. It was afterward exchanged for a pecuniary satisfaction. Called also {scutage}. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Escuage — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El escuage, también llamado scutage, se trata de un término jurídico del Derecho Feudal, procedente del latín medieval scutagium, derivado del latín clásico scutum (escudo). Consistía en la obligación que se imponía… …   Wikipedia Español

  • escuage — /eskyuwaj/ In feudal law, service of the shield. One of the varieties of tenure in knight s service, the duty imposed being that of accompanying the king to the wars for forty days, at the tenant s own charge, or sending a substitute. In later… …   Black's law dictionary

  • escuage — /eskyuwaj/ In feudal law, service of the shield. One of the varieties of tenure in knight s service, the duty imposed being that of accompanying the king to the wars for forty days, at the tenant s own charge, or sending a substitute. In later… …   Black's law dictionary

  • escuage — Also called scutagium, or servitium scuti, derived from scutum, which was at one time a common word for money, and meaning the pecuniary satisfaction which a tenant paid to his lord for a release from the troublesome and inconvenient personal… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • escuage — ˈeˌskyüij, ˈeskyəwii noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French escuage, from Old French, from escu shield (from Latin scutum) + age more at esquire 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • escuage — /es kyooh ij/, n. scutage. [1505 15; < AF, OF, equiv. to escu ( < L scutum shield) + age AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • escuage — noun In medieval times, payment to a lord in lieu of military service …   Wiktionary

  • Escuage — Service owed as part of land tenure, usually 40 days in a year. [< Lat. scutum = shield] Cf. Scutage …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • escuage — es·cu·age …   English syllables

  • scutage — Escuage Es cu*age (?; 48), n. [OF. escuage, F. [ e]cuage, from OF. escu shield, F. [ e]cu. See {Esquire}.] (Feud. Law) Service of the shield, a species of knight service by which a tenant was bound to follow his lord to war, at his own charge. It …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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