Definition of Carucage

1. n. A tax on every plow or plowland.



Definition of Carucage

1. Noun. A form of land taxation that replaced Danegeld in twelfth-century England ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carucage

1. a carucate tax [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carucage

cartwheel
cartwheeled
cartwheeler
cartwheelers
cartwheeling
cartwheels
cartwhip
cartwhipped
cartwhipping
cartwhippings
cartwhips
cartwright
cartwrights
carubicin
carubinose
carucage (current term)
carucages
carucate
carucates
carumonam
caruncle
caruncles
caruncula
caruncula lacrimalis
caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular
carunculate

Literary usage of Carucage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Taxation and Taxes in England from the Earliest Times to the by Stephen Dowell (1888)
"Assessment and collection of the carucage of 1220. ... End of carucage. The GELDS or taxes were exacted by the Conqueror on several occasions before 1084,1 ..."

2. A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History by Dudley Julius Medley (1907)
"Again, from all landowners would be required the donum, auxilium or carucage which had taken the place of danegeld; and upon the same principle tallage was ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"... were warring in Berry; Issoudun was captured, and when Philip came up to the attack and purpose he levied a carucage of ..."

4. English Economic History: Select Documents edited by Alfred Edward Bland (1919)
"THE COLLECTION OP A carucage [Roger of Hoveden, Rolls Series, iv. 46], 1198. ' In the same year Richard, King of England, took an aid of 5s. from every ..."

5. A Sketch of the History of Taxes in England from the Earliest Times to the by Stephen Dowell (1876)
"ment and collection.1 In 1224 another carucage was Thelast levied, at the rate of two shillings for each carucate.2 This is the last ..."

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