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Tithingmen
Tithingman Tith"ing*man, n.; pl. Tithingmen. 1. (O. Eng. Law) The chief man of a tithing; a headborough; one elected to preside over the tithing. 2. (Law) A peace officer; an under constable. 3. A parish officer elected annually to preserve good order in the church during divine service, to make complaint of any disorderly conduct, and to enforce the observance of the Sabbath. [Local, U. S.]

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- Black migrants elected different levels of political representatives, 'tithingmen', who represented each dozen settlers and 'hundreders' who represented...
- constable developed. Constables had the same responsibilities as chief tithingmen and additionally as royal officers. The constable was elected by his parish...
- ten hides. The heads of each of those households were referred to as tithingmen; historically they were ****umed to all be males, and older than 12 (an...
- the borhsmen in his jurisdiction, who in turn presided over the local tithingmen. Frankpledge was a system that existed to create an incentive for a tithing...
- shire-reeve spoke to the hundredmen, and the hundredmen spoke to the tithingmen when giving tasks. Examples of tasks could be, for instance, that legitimate...
- John del Enese and Roger Harwode, the men who answered at the court (?tithingmen), reported that Robert Jort and William Brewode had brewed [against the...
- Wales were usually the local Overseers of the Poor, aided by constables, tithingmen, headboroughs and other officers of the peace. In March 1801 every Overseer...
- protection against Indian attack, were not uncommon. Among the earliest tithingmen in the village were Jonathan Robinson (1678), Abraham and Jeremiah Folsom...
- 1381), marsh haywards, ale tasters (from 1509), headboroughs (from 1578), tithingmen (from 1584) and a poundkeeper in 1796. They also decided rights of common...
- Foreman = Master; Sworn Officers = Wardens; Tithing = Court of ****istants; Tithingmen = ****istants who have served as Foreman. The High Bailiff then reads the...