fidem mentiri

To break the oath of fealty; that is, the oath of fealty which a tenant had made to his lord.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • fidem mentiri — /faydam mentayray/ To betray faith or fealty. A term used in feudal and old English law of a feudatory or feudal tenant who does not keep that fealty which he has sworn to the lord …   Black's law dictionary

  • SARABATTAE — i. e. sibi viventes. Sic dicuntur S. Benedicto tertium genus Monachorum; quoniam, inquit, nullâ regulâ approbati experientiâ maegistrâ, sicut aurum in sornace, sed et in plumbi naturam molliti adhuc operibus, servantes saeculo fidem, mentiri Deo… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Lügen — 1. Al lücht de munt, dat herte endoet des nicht. – Tunn., 25. Lügt auch der ⇨ Mund(s.d.), das Herz thut s nicht. (Cor non mentitur, licet os falsissima narret.) 2. Allein lügen am besten. – Lehmann, II, 26, 12; Simrock, 6645. 3. Bai lüget, dai… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Wort — 1. A guids Woat pfint a guids Oat. (Steiermark.) – Firmenich, II, 767, 73. 2. A güt Wort bringt a güte Äntver (Antwort). (Warschau. Jüd. deutsch.) Freundliches Entgegenkommen gewinnt die Herzen. 3. Allen Worten ist nicht zu glauben. – Henisch,… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • tesmoignage — I. Tesmoignages ambigus, qui s eslident ou contredient, et destruisent les uns les autres, Testimonia euariantia et inter se refellentia, et quae inter se colliduntur. B. Tesmoignage constant et ferme, Testimonium constanter dictum, et iusta… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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