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knight's service

Noun1.knight's service - land tenure by service to the lord as a knight

KNIGHT'S SERVICE, Eng. law. It was, formerly, a tenure of lands. Those who held by knight's service were called: milites qui per loricas terras suas defendunt;: soldiers who defend the country by their armor. The incidents of knight's service were. homage, fealty, warranty, wardship, marriage, reliefs, heriots, aids, escheats, and forfeiture. Vide Socage.

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Knight of the post
Knight of the Round Table
Knight of the shire
knight of the square flag
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-- knight's service --
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