Definition of ligeancy. Meaning of ligeancy. Synonyms of ligeancy

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Definition of ligeancy

ligeancy
Ligeance Li"geance (l[=e]"jans), n. [OF. ligeance, ligance. See Liege.] (O. Eng. Law) The connection between sovereign and subject by which they were mutually bound, the former to protection and the securing of justice, the latter to faithful service; allegiance. [Written also ligeancy and liegance.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of ligeancy from wikipedia

- his preservation and direction." In this case the judges found that "the ligeance or faith of the subject is due unto the King by the law of nature: secondly...
- commons of the realm of England" enacts "that all the people of the king’s ligeance of what condition that they be, which shall draw any out of the realm in...
- Children born out of the Ligeance of the Crown of England, or of Great Britain, or which shall hereafter be born out of such Ligeance, whose Fathers were or...
- avauntditz dont le dit terre et le lieg people de icelle la lang Engloies ligeance a nostre seignour le Roy Duc et lez leis Engleis illoeques sont mis en...
- be indicted of treason, for that he was never within the protection or ligeance of the king." Hansard, 22 May 1940 Hansard, 23 May 1940 Hansard D. Seaborne...
- children of subjects born abroad, until "all children, born out of the king's ligeance, whose fathers were natural-born subjects, are now natural-born subjects...
- says "3. ... the children of all natural born subjects born out of the ligeance of her Majesty her heires and successors shall be deemed adjudged and taken...
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