Definition of Liegeman. Meaning of Liegeman. Synonyms of Liegeman

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Definition of Liegeman

Liegeman
Liegeman Liege"man (-man), n.; pl. Liegemen (-men). Same as Liege, n., 2. --Chaucer. Spenser.

Meaning of Liegeman from wikipedia

- A v****al is a person regarded as having a mutual obligation to a lord or monarch, in the context of the feudal system in medieval Europe. The obligations...
- election of Senators. While in Boston, Coolidge became an ally, and then a liegeman, of then U.S. Senator Winthrop Murray Crane who controlled the western...
- a nobleman in the Middle Ages in German-speaking countries, who, as a liegeman was obliged to render service, goods in kind and loyalty to another nobleman...
- was usually carried out as part of a traditional ceremony in which the liegeman or v****al gave his lord a pledge of loyalty and acceptance of the consequences...
- 3, 1664, 60). Falstaff "My own knee? ... and swore the devil his true liegeman upon the cross of a Welsh hook,—What, a plague, call you him?", (Shakespeare...
- territorial lord or reigning monarch. The beneficiary was his v****al, liegeman or feudatory (German: Vasall, Lehnsmann, Knecht, Lehenempfänger or Lehensträger;...
- courage. These same virtues were demanded of the male supplicant. Like the liegeman vis-a-vis his sovereign, the male approached his lady with fear and respect...
- of Westphalia, which descended from Hermannus de Vorstenberg. He was a liegeman of the Archbishop of Cologne, who was among the prince electors of the...
- Duke of Landok while Palamedes becomes Duke of Provence. Segwarides is a liegeman of King Mark who is cuckolded by Tristan in the Prose Tristan and Thomas...
- was given an audience by the emperor, who persuaded him to become his liegeman. The German historian Hans Eberhard Mayer argued that Alexius was fortunate...
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