Origin of fyrd
Examples from the Web for fyrd
There rode the king with his fyrd till he reached Badbury against Winburne.Early Britain|Grant Allen
The English army at Hastings consisted of the fyrd and the corps of huscarles.
Nevertheless, the main defence of the country rested with the "fyrd."Freedom In Service|Fossey John Cobb Hearnshaw
He called out the fyrd, the militia, of all or some of the shires under his obedience.William the Conqueror|Edward Augustus Freeman
If a gesithcund man owning land neglect the fyrd, let him pay cxx.The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm