homager


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hom·ag·er

 (hŏm′ə-jər, ŏm′-)
n.
A vassal who paid homage to a feudal lord.

homager

(ˈhɒmɪdʒə)
n
(Historical Terms) history someone who owes or pays homage to a lord

vas•sal

(ˈvæs əl)

n.
1. (in the feudal system) a person granted the use of land in return for rendering homage, fealty, and usu. military service to a lord or other superior; feudal tenant.
2. a person holding some similar relation to a superior; a subject or subordinate.
3. a servant or slave.
adj.
4. of or characteristic of a vassal.
5. having the status or position of a vassal.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Medieval Latin vassallus=vass(us) servant (< Celtic; compare Welsh gwas young man, Irish foss servant) + -allus n. suffix]
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On 9 May 1781, when Samuel junior was admitted to copyhold land, John Henshaw and his brother-in-law George Walford were the homagers present at the court.