How to use Virgates in a sentence

virgates
  • When we turn to the social divisions we find in Domesday and other documents classes of society in these districts bearing purely Norse names, dreng, karl, karlman, bonde, thrall, lysing, hold; in the system of taxation we have an assessment by carucates and not by hides and virgates, and the duodecimal rather than the decimal system of reckoning.

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  • One, who was able to alienate his land, held two virgates at Bedfont (77 ).

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  • One, who was able to alienate his land, held two virgates at Bedfont (77).

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