stubbing boon

1) A service expected of tenants, to held clearning woods, as a condition of their tenure.

On some manors, tenants were expected to take part in clearing woods as a condition of their tenure, and the men of North Bierley were given the option in 1548 of paying 2d to the lord annually or performing five stubbinge boynes

that is five days work on clearance.

places North Bierley
dates 1548

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