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  • adj. Describing the service owed to the superior of one's feudal lord.

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Examples

  • Fernebuchlyn and Inner-Schyn, and also his whole land of Sutherland towards the west which lay between the aforenamed land and the marches of Ross, to be held to himself and to his own heirs for ever from the granter and his heirs, performing for such lands the service of one bowman and the forinsec service due to the king in respect of such lands; and this grant was confirmed by King William the Lion (who died in December 1214) on the 29th of April, probably in 1212, at

    Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time or, The Jarls and The Freskyns

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