Meaning of grand serjeanty

grand' ser'jeanty

Pronunciation: [key]
— Medieval Eng. Law. Medieval Eng. Law.
  1. serjeanty in which the tenant rendered services of a personal, honorary nature to the king, as carrying his sword or banner. Cf. petit serjeanty.
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