Mierce

m pl Mercians; Mercia; [lit. borders; compare mearc]

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Mierce — The Mercians. [< OldEngl. mere, mearc = border, limit, march, realm] Cf. Mark2 …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Mercia — This article is about the Anglo Saxon kingdom. For the Spanish city, see Murcia. For other uses, see Mercia (disambiguation). Kingdom of Mercia Miercna rīce ← …   Wikipedia

  • Mercie — 52° 36′ N 1° 36′ W / 52.6, 1.6 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roi de Mercie — Mercie  Pour les articles homophones, voir Mercy et Merci. Royaume de Mercie Miercna rice …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Мерсия — Королевство Мерсия др. англ. Miercna Rīce королевство …   Википедия

  • March — A mark or boundary; the land on or along a border, e.g. that between England and Wales, known as the Marches. Cf. Marcher lords; Mark2; Mierce …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Mark — 1) In origin, a Danish unit of account, of 8 ore, introduced into England after the *Viking settlements. The Danish ora was reckoned at 16 English pence, giving a mark of 10s 8d. But the ora of 20d, making a mark of 13s 4d (i.e. two thirds of a… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Merce — See Mierce …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Myrce — See Mierce …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Mircan — see Mierce …   Old to modern English dictionary

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