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Origin of escuage
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Example sentences from the Web for escuage
When the custom of escuage arose is a matter which no antiquarian researches have settled.The History of Chivalry, Volume I (of 2)|Charles Mills
Amid the obligations was that of escuage, by which the price of a knight's fee should be paid every year.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
In this yeare the king tooke escuage, fortie shillings of euerie knights fée, towards the charges of his last wars in Wales.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (9 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
Soone after whose arriuall, escuage was gathered through the realme towards the bearing of the kings charges.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (8 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
Their feudal service was now commuted for an escuage, which fell very short of the expenses incurred in a protracted campaign.