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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Medieval word of the day

Tallage – one of the fees owed by villeins to their lords; basically a land tax, sometimes a fixed amount, sometimes determined “at will” by the lord of the manor

(a medieval villein paying taxes, or tallage, to his lord)

1 comment:

Erik Von Norden said...

"Nothing is certain but death and taxes." - Ben Franklin.