Same as engleschire.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Englishry — Englishry, or Englescherie , is a legal name given, in the reign of William the Conqueror, to the presentment of the fact that a person slain was an Englishman. If an unknown man was found slain, he was presumed to be a Norman, and the hundred… …   Wikipedia

  • Englishry — /ing glish ree/ or, often, / lish /, n. 1. the fact of being English, esp. by birth. 2. a population that is English or of English descent: the Englishry of Ireland. [1250 1300; late ME Englisherie < AF Englescherie, equiv. to ME Englisch ENGLISH …   Universalium

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