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fyrd

(fɪəd; faɪəd)
n
(Historical Terms) history the local militia of an Anglo-Saxon shire, in which all freemen had to serve
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Once home, if hardly safe, the north Northumbrian militia or fyrd seemed to have rallied to the standard and Oswald had not just his brother but a round baker's dozen of Northumbrian warriors plus probably most of the Scots who could sense the lures of glory lurking.
From York to Whitby, from London to Sutton Hoo, from Edinburgh to Anglesey, and from Hadrian's Wall to Loch Tay, each of his ten walking narratives form free-standing chapters as well as parts of a wider portrait of a Britain of fort and fyrd, crypt and crannog, church and causeway, holy well and memorial stone.
Stubbs, supra note 83, at 123 (Statute of Winchester "carries us back to the earliest institutions of the race; it revises and refines the action of the hundred, hue and cry, watch and ward, the fyrd and the assize of arms.
InfraStrata PLC has inked an asset exchange deal with Fyrd Energy Ltd for buying a 25% stake in UK Promote Licence P2235.
As had Britons since 1066 when the Anglo-Saxon fyrd of Harald Godwinson marched out to confront the dual threats of the Viking horde of Haraldr Hardrade and the Norman invaders of Guillaume le Conquerant, the Home Guard responded heroically when their islands were threatened.
En la ley del rey Ine de Wessex, fechada en 694, esta documentado el fyrd, esto es, el servicio de hueste y tambien la multa, el fyrdwite, por incumplimiento del servicio; legislando sobre las comitivas aristocraticas, se establecen las multas de 120 chelines para un miembro de la aristocracia (gesiP) que dispusiera de un dominio, el cual era confiscado, de 60 chelines para el gesiP que no tuviera tierra y de 30 chelines para el ceorl (el comun hombre libre) (38).
Like some marauding Saxon fyrd (their name for small army) it has conquered Birmingham and Stoke, and lately moved on to Stafford, Lichfield and Tamworth.
341) This system, originally known as the fyrd, evolved into the militia system, which British colonists brought to the United States and which became the basis of the colonial military system.
For example much is made of the relative strength of one of the era's military structures known as the fyrd a voluntary ad hoc militia.
In the past, Britain had experienced various forms of compulsory military and naval service: notably the Anglo-Saxon fyrd, the militia and impressment.
11) [ETH]a waes [THORN]aer eft gesomnad micel fyrd Indiscra monna [THORN]aera elreordigra [THORN]e [eth]a lond then was there again gathered great army of Indian people of the barbarous who the land budon & we [THORN]a wi[eth] [THORN]aem gefuhton inhabited and we then against them fought 'then again a great army of barbarous Indian people who inhabited the land was gathered there and then we fought against them'
Did you know that the word WORD rhymes with BIRD CURD FYRD GIRD HERD JIRD NURD SURD TURD and YIRD?