routous

routous

(ˈraʊtəs)
adj
(Law) law archaic relating to a rout14
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For example, in 1606 William Walton of Cannington brought suit in the court of Star Chamber accusing John Parham of Poyntington and his son, Sir Edward Parham of Milborne Port, with procuring 300 'Rioutous and Routous' men--their friends, tenants, popish recusants, and Papists--armed with muskets, calivers, pikes, long staffs with blades, and armour in Milborne Port, where they marched and skirmished in 'tumultious and warlicke order' with trumpets, drums, and ensigns, to the house of John Parham two miles distant in Poyntington, and skirmished again.