Medieval Glossary

Last

An English unit of weight equal to twenty weys. A last is also equal to 5,120 pounds (or 2 1/2 tons).

Related term(s): Wey; Pound; Ton; Stone
Category: Weights and Measures
Added: 10.08.04
Source information: Nicholson, Edward. Men and Measures. London: Smith, Elder, and Company, 1912. 94.

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