A person who owns land and slaves.
A person free to choose who they worked for.
(from the article `Italy`) ...pattern. The slave plantations of 1st-century central Italy had long disappeared, and the word servus now usually just meant a tenant without ... ...At the top was an elite that probably already operated on a hereditary system and of which the members were bound to the king as vassals and ... ...It was n...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/60
(from the article `publishing, history of`) ...to meet the challenge of the new time` and which survived as a liberal organ after many triumphs and vicissitudes. Between the wars came the ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/60
- a person who is not a serf or a slaveFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=freeman
• (n.) One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal. • (n.) A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain privileges; a member of a borough, town, or State, who has the right to vote at elections. See Liveryman.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/freeman/
The Freeman (Admission) Act 1763 is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (3 Geo III c. 15). The Act withheld the right to vote in Parliamentary elections, in those boroughs where honorary freemen could vote, from any freemen admitted to the freedom within twelve months of the first day of the election; it did not affect the...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freeman_(Admission)_Act_1763
Freeman is a term which originated in 12th-century Europe and was common as an English or American Colonial expression in Puritan times. In the Bay Colony, a man had to be a member of the Church to be a freeman. In Colonial Plymouth, a man did not need to be a member of the Church, but he had to be elected to this privilege by th...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freeman_(Colonial)
; plural Freemen
. [ Anglo-Saxon freóman
free + mann
One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal. 2.
A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/74
before the Norman Conquest, a man who could transfer himself and his land from one LORD to another by
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Freeman is an English name for boys. The meaning is `free, peace` The name Freeman is most commonly given to American boys. The name sounds like: Fermin, Fremont, Furman, FuhrmanFound on https://www.pregnology.com/names/boys/Freeman
Meaning as a surname: Someone who is not a serf.
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One who enjoys the freedom of a borough. Since the early Middle Ages, a freeman has been allowed to carry out his or her craft or trade within the jurisdiction of the borough and to participate in...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
Origin: AS. Freoman; freofree + mann man. ... 1. One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal. ... 2. A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain privileges; a member of a borough, town, or State, who has the right to vote at elections. See Liveryman. 'Both having been made free...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: frē′măn Definitions: 1. Ernest A., 1900-1975. See: Freeman-Sheldon syndromeFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=35473
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