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Origin of thegn
Words nearby thegn
Example sentences from the Web for thegn
Every merchant who had made three long voyages on his own behalf and at his own cost ranked as a thegn.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
Dark was the scowl on the brow of every thegn, and a muttered "No, no: never the Norman!"Harold, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Preserved by the devotion of his thegn Lilla, Edwin vowed to become a Christian if victorious over his treacherous enemy.
The thegn no longer lives in his lords court; he is a warrior endowed with land.
But from our present point of view by far the most interesting form that the loan takes is the loan to the thegn or the cniht.