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synonyms for villenage

  • enslavement
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • subjugation
  • yoke
  • chains
  • peonage
  • servility
  • subjection
  • thrall
  • thralldom
  • helotry
  • serfage
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  • freedom
  • independence
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How to use villenage in a sentence

A copyholder without legal remedy may seem little better than a tenant in mere villenage, except in name.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
William replied that he held them in villenage, and that he (the plaintiff) had sold one of Ralph's sisters for four shillings.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
All this practice was based upon the common law proceedings when a claim was made of villenage.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
Further examination at once discloses a marked difference in kind between some classes of holdings in villenage and others.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
But the holders of virgates and half-virgates were the highest grades in the hierarchy of tenants in villenage.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
The tenants in villenage were virgarii, or holders of virgates, and dimidii-virgarii, or holders of half-virgates.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
These things all look like a certain recognition of freedom within the restraints of the villenage.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
In the first place the manor consists, as in the Winslow example, of two partsthe land in demesne and the land in villenage.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
Confining attention to the regular grades of holdings in villenage, the following are examples from the Battle Abbey estates.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
The agriculture of England, as they left it, was carried on under the open field system by village communities in villenage.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
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WORDS RELATED TO VILLENAGE

  • chains
  • enslavement
  • helotry
  • peonage
  • serfage
  • serfdom
  • servility
  • servitude
  • subjection
  • subjugation
  • thrall
  • thralldom
  • villenage
  • yoke
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