Definition of Hidage

1. n. A tax formerly paid to the kings of England for every hide of land.



Definition of Hidage

1. Noun. (UK legal obsolete) A tax formerly paid to the kings of England for every hide of land. ¹

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Definition of Hidage

1. a type of land tax [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hidage

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hid
hidable
hidage (current term)
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hidden
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Literary usage of Hidage

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1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"Gradual development of military tenures. ceeded at once by a land-tax known as aid or hidage, which must have been only a reproduction of the old impost in ..."

2. The Cambridge Medieval History by John Bagnell Bury, James Pounder Whitney (1913)
"This evidence is further backed up by the document already alluded to, the so-called Tribal hidage which sets before us many more districts and assigns to ..."

3. The Dictionary of English History by Frederick Sanders Pulling (1884)
"... which, according to Dr. Stubbs, was «till levied on a new computation of hidage, till under Richard I. it acquired the Dew name of ..."

4. A New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law: For the Use of Students by Archibald Brown (1874)
"hidage. Лу some it is said to signify an extraordinary tax payable to the kin"» upon every hide of land ; by others it is said to be an exemption from that ..."

5. Antiquities of Shropshire by Robert William Eyton (1856)
"... will hardly facilitate our search, for the conventional hidage of the greater Manors of Saint ..."

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