Presentment of Englishry

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Presentment of Englishry the offering of proof that a person murdered belonged to the English race, to escape the fine levied on the hundred or township for the murder of a Norman
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. Englisc, from Engle, Angle, from the Angles who settled in Britain.