Cultivation was begun, and the land divided into hundreds, tithings and hides.
Hundreds and tithings were part of the primitive Germanic constitution.
The St. George Temple was built by free-will offerings and by appropriations from the tithings of the people.
The country was divided into shires, the shire into districts called hundreds, and the hundreds into tithings.
It is supposed by some that there were two annual tithings and in the third year three tithings of the produce of the land.
Dunster was only represented in parliament in conjunction with Minehead, one of its tithings being part of that borough.
As ten families of freeholders made up a tithing, so ten tithings composed a superior division, called a hundred.
As to the reasoning about gilds, tithings, and hundreds, it is based on a constant confusion of widely different subjects.
Henrici I, which speak about free men joining the tithings, or speculated about the meaning of 'plegium liberale.'