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quit·rent

 (kwĭt′rĕnt′)
n.
A rent paid by a freeman in lieu of the services required by feudal custom.

[Middle English quiterent : quite, free; see quite + rent, rent; see rent1.]

quitrent

(ˈkwɪtˌrɛnt)
n
1. (Law) (formerly) a rent payable by a freeholder or copyholder to his lord that released him from liability to perform services
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a rent payable by a freeholder or copyholder to his lord that released him from liability to perform services
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63) This amount was the equivalent of soul tax and quit-rent (obrok) payments by 48,024 state peasants or from the soul tax payments of 75,467 privately owned serfs.
For every male soul, state peasants were supposed to pay 70 kopecks of soul tax and 40 kopecks in quit-rent, totaling 1 ruble, 10 kopecks.
The quit-rent belonged to the king based upon the alleged royal ownership claim upon all land.