Definition of Sergeanties

1. sergeanty [n] - See also: sergeanty



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sergeanties

sergeancy
sergeant
sergeant-at-arms
sergeant-at-law
sergeant-major
sergeant-majorly
sergeant-majors
sergeant at arms
sergeant baker
sergeant fish
sergeant major
sergeant major loach
sergeantcies
sergeantcy
sergeanties (current term)
sergeantries
sergeantry
sergeants
sergeants-at-arms
sergeants-major
sergeants major
sergeantship
sergeantships
sergeanty
sergeaunt
serged
sergeevite
serger

Literary usage of Sergeanties

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

1. The Tenures of Kent by Charles Isaac Elton (1867)
"Grand sergeanties in Kent. ... sergeanties held of the Archbishop of Canterbury.—Spread of Socage Tenure. ..."

2. English Society in the Eleventh Century: Essays in English Mediaeval History by Sir Paul Vinogradoff (1908)
"But as has been said already, the sergeanties are by no means so uniformly cut to one pattern as the knights' fees. The term of service, as well as the ..."

3. Proceedings by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (Cambridge, England) (1899)
"Amongst the Crown Plea presentments on this roll are many interesting particulars concerning wardships, fees and sergeanties appropriated unjustly. ..."

4. English Society in the Eleventh Century: Essays in English Mediaeval History by Paul Vinogradoff (1908)
"... to be mentioned in this connexion.2 But as has been said already, the sergeanties are by no means so uniformly cut to one pattern as the knights' fees. ..."

5. Lectures on the Constitution and Laws of England: With a Commentary on Magna by Francis Stoughton Sullivan, Gilbert Stuart (1805)
"However, all these grand sergeanties were not for the bare purpose of attending at coronations. The lord high.. stewardship or ..."

6. Studies in English Official Historical Documents by Hubert Hall (1908)
"(c) Feudal Inquests (Escheats, Proofs of Age, sergeanties, Knighthood, Lunacy, Ad quod Damnum, Regards of the Forest ..."

7. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1903)
"... and contained I he names of the vills, sergeanties and knights' fees in several counties taken by Inquisition in the time of Henry III. and ..."

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