Custumal


Custumal
1) Written collection of manorial customs.
(Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 234)
2) Document listing obligations and rights of tenants.
(Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Village, 244)

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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