licence to crenellate

In medieval Britain, a licence, granted by the king giving permission to fortify a manor house.

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  • Licence to Crenellate — See: Crenellate, Licence to …   Medieval glossary

  • Crenellate — To add Battlements. A Licence to Crenellate was royal permission to fortify a manor house. King Richard II granted the Licence to Crenellate Hemyock Castle, on 5th November 1380. ¤ Furnish with battlements. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval… …   Medieval glossary

  • Crenellate, Licence to — ¤ Royal permit to furnish with battlements, i.e. to fortify. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 411) Related terms: Castle / Crenelation, Crenellate, Crenel, Licence to Crenellate …   Medieval glossary

  • Crenellate — To *embattle or provide embattlements and *embrasures to a building e.g. castle; cathedrals might also be fortified, e.g. by King John at Lincoln in 1216. A licence from the king was required to crenellate a castle (which itself was licensed) …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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