de scutagio habendo

/diy skyuwteyjiyow habendow/
Writ for having (or to have) escuage or scutage. A writ which anciently lay against tenants by knight-service, to compel them to serve in the king's wars or send substitutes or to pay escuage; that is a sum of money. The same writ lay for one who had already served in the king's army, or paid a fine instead, against those who held of him by knight-service, to recover his escuage or scutage

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • scutagio habendo — See de scutagio habendo …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • scutagio habendo — /sk(y)ateyj(iy)ow hsbendow/ A writ that anciently lay against tenants by knight s service to serve in the wars, or send sufficient persons, or pay a certain sum …   Black's law dictionary

  • De scutagio habendo — Lit. concerning receipt of *scutage . A writ authorising a lord to take scutage money from the knights holding of him by way of recompense for the money he, the lord, had paid the king by *servitium debitum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • de scutagio habendo — A writ to recover escuage …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Scutage — The tax of scutage or escuage, in the law of England under the feudal system, allowed a knight to buy out of the military service due to the Crown from the holder of a knight s fee. Its name derived from the knightly shield (in Latin: scutum ).… …   Wikipedia

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