Ceragĭum

Ceragĭum (lat.), im Mittelalter Abgabe an die Kirche zur Anschaffung von Wachskerzen.


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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  • Wax-scot — One of the compulsory payments required of parishioners since AS times. As its name suggests, it was to pay for candles, the lights of the church or chapel. The Latin form is ceragium Cf. Soul scot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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