Medieval Glossary

Droit de Gite

A French term for a lord's "right to entertainment" from his vassal that was part of the vassal's obligation of aid to the lord.

Related term(s): Aid; Counsel; Vassal; Feudal Obligation; Feudalism
Category: Feudalism
Added: 01.01.05
Source information: Herlihy, David, ed. The History of Feudalism. New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1970. 73.


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