Medieval Glossary


A frontier territory often entrusted to a vice-regent with special military responsibilities. Laws appropriate to a mixed population and unsettled conditions prevailed in these areas. Marches could also be areas of land bordering two neighboring countries that both countries contest.

Armies on the move were also considered to be on the march.

Related term(s): None
Category: Military - General
Added: 09.01.04
Contributor(s): Alan Chanter


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