Tithings sentence example
- Dunster was only represented in parliament in conjunction with Minehead, one of its tithings being part of that borough.
- This is the one grain of truth in the legend that Alfred was the inventor of shires, hundreds and tithings.
- In some districts the men who were bound to be in frankpledge were grouped in associations of ten, twelve or more individuals called tithings.
- South of the Thames the tithings were districts normally identical with the township which discharged the duties of the frankpledge.
- If, as seems likely, the territorial tithing is older than the personal, each territorial hundred (q.v.) was probably divided into ten tithings.Advertisement
- The parish had two churchwardens from the 15th century 22 and they represented the same tithings as the constables.