- of or relating to the time before the Norman conquest of England in 1066.
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This railroad follows the line of the most important through route which war and commerce took in pre-Conquest times.South America Observations and Impressions
Latin are Architriclin 96 (pre-Conquest), probably clerekes 17, the French original has clers, possibly religiun 92.
The most advanced detail which occurs in pre-Conquest buildings is the recessing of arches in orders.
Clerek may include bishops, who sat in pre-Conquest shire-courts by the side of the Alderman, and lawyers generally.
As a matter of fact, the various ways of forming nicknames or descriptive names, are all used in the pre-Conquest personal names.The Romance of Names