THANE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Thane Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A dignitary under the Anglo-Saxons and Danes in England. Of these there were two orders, the kings thanes, who attended the kings in their courts and held lands immediately of them, and the ordinary thanes, who were lords of manors and who had particular jurisdiction within their limits. After the Conquest, this title was disused, and baron took its place.


• Thanedom Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The property or jurisdiction of a thane; thanage.


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