The Protestant Reformation by William Cobbett -- GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY

 

Of obsolete words, or words used in an obsolete sense

Corrody

A free allowance of meals or food, provided by a monastery to various dependants, or the clients of benefactors.

Swaddler

A Protestant

Impropriated

Of tithes: assigned to some person or body other than the parish clergy.

Bridewell

A prison

Score

Twenty pounds weight

Draff

Spent grains from brewing, used as cheap animal food