Definition of Thegn. Meaning of Thegn. Synonyms of Thegn

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Definition of Thegn

Thegn
Thegn Thegn, n. Thane. See Thane. --E. A. Freeman.

Meaning of Thegn from wikipedia

- The term thegn, also thane, or thayn in Shakespearean English, comes from the Old English þegn, "servant, attendant, retainer". In Anglo-Saxon England...
- major beneficiary, along with Burton Abbey and Ælfhelm. Morcar was a king's thegn (Latin minister) in 1009 when King Æthelred the Unready issued a charter...
- Archbishop/aetheling 15,000 Bishop/ealdorman 8,000 Hold/high-reeve 4,000 M****-thegn/secular thegn 2,000 Prospering ceorl 2,000 Ceorl 200 Prospering Welshman 120s Non-prospering...
- Macbeth /məkˈbɛθ/, fully The Tragedy of Macbeth, is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It was probably first performed in 1606. It was first published in...
- The title Thane of Cawdor is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. The current 7th Earl of Cawdor, of Clan Campbell of Cawdor, is the 26th Thane of Cawdor...
- (sovereign) Ætheling (prince) Ealdorman (prefect) High-reeve Reeve (bailiff) Thegn/housecarl (retainer) Churl (free tenant) Villein (serf) Cottar (cottager)...
- (sovereign) Ætheling (prince) Ealdorman (prefect) High-reeve Reeve (bailiff) Thegn/housecarl (retainer) Churl (free tenant) Villein (serf) Cottar (cottager)...
- Was it the body of peasants as distinct from the thegns and mercenaries? Was it the peasants and thegns together? Or was it a combination of all three?...
- With H-dropping. fain thane ˈfeɪn fain thegn ˈfeɪn fane thane ˈfeɪn fane thegn ˈfeɪn feign thane ˈfeɪn feign thegn ˈfeɪn fie thigh ˈfaɪ fief thief ˈfiːf...
- "a common person". Says Chadwick: we find that the distinction between thegn and ceorl is from the time of Aethelstan the broad line of demarcation between...
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