Manbot vs Manbote - What's the difference?
| Alternative forms
Manbot is an alternative form of manbote.
As a noun manbote is
(legal|historical|anglo-saxon) a sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his vassal, servant, or tenant.
Not English Manbot has no English definition. It may be misspelled.
(legal, historical, Anglo-Saxon) A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his vassal, servant, or tenant.
- Three weeks later an equal sum, under the name of manbote , was paid to the lord, as a compensation for the loss of his vassal.'' — John Lingard, ''A History of England , 1688.
- If a man was slain a special manbot , or compensation for the loss of a man, had to be paid to the lord side by side with the mægbot to the kin. — NYT, Daily Lexeme:
Maegbot, 2011 - (quoting H.R. Loyns, 1962)
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