custumal

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custumal (plural custumals)

  1. A survey of a medieval English manor, listing each tenant and the customs under which the tenancy was held.
    • 2003, John Hamilton Baker, The Oxford History of the Laws of England: c. 900-1216, page 819:
      However, it may have been too unwieldy for a large and growing city, and its business therefore narrowed as the other courts developed. According to an early thirteenth-century custumal, there were three chief folkmoots a year: []

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