Medieval Glossary


This term was applicable to French soldiers only, and meant a man who for his service and extraordinary bravery received more than the common pay. There were likewise instances in which officers were distinguished by being styled officers appointes.

Related term(s): None
Category: Military - General
Added: 08.05.05
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 26.


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