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" He has shown in his maps the territorial identity of many ancient Saxon Tithings with modern English Parishes and Townships. He says, "Ten families constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the parish,... "
The Early and Middle Ages of England - Page 172
by Charles Henry Pearson - 1861 - 472 pages
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The Early and Middle Ages of England

Charles Henry Pearson - 1861 - 500 pages
...principle of division. Ten families constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state ;- and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...naturally came to stand for divisions of land, not fof any specific number of families. An uncertain and probably fluctuating number of these constituted...
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History of England During the Early and Middle Ages, Volume 1

Charles Henry Pearson - 1867 - 718 pages
...sometimes called frithAMONGST THE ANGLO-SAXONS. 251 which is now represented among us by the parish,1 and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...distinguishing feature seems to have been that its head,2 the duke or ealdorman, was not the elect of the people in historical times, but either their...
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An Introduction to American Institutional History Written for this Series

Edward Augustus Freeman - 1882 - 568 pages
...constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the parish, and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...justice among the little communities themselves."* Pearson has shown that the Hundreds of Devonshire contain on the average about ten Parishes each, a...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 36

1882 - 582 pages
...constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the parish, and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...justice among the little communities themselves."* Pearson has shown that the Hundreds of Devonshire contain on the average about ten Parishes each, a...
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Norman Constables in America: Read Before the New England ..., Volume 1

Herbert Baxter Adams - 1883 - 52 pages
...constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the'parish, and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...justice among the little communities themselves."* Pearson has shown that the Hundreds of Devonshire contain on the average about ten Parishes each, a...
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Local Institutions

1883 - 504 pages
...constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the parish, and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...justice among the little communities themselves."* Pearson has shown that the Hundreds of Devonshire contain on the average about ten Parishes each, a...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - 1883 - 502 pages
...constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the parish, and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered justice among the little communities themselves."1 Pearson has shown that the Hundreds of Devonshire contain on the average alx1ut ten Parishes...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - 1888 - 514 pages
...constituted a tithing, the self-governing unit of the state, which is now represented among us by the parish, and ten tithings were a hundred, whose court administered...justice among the little communities themselves."* Pearson has shown that the Hundreds of Devonshire contain on the average nhout ten Parishes each, a...
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