Definition of Fledwite
In old English law, a discharge or freedom from amercements where one, having been an outlawed fugitive, came to the place of our lord of his own accord.
The liberty to hold court and take up the amercements for beating and striking.
The fine set on a fugitive as the price of obtaining the king’s freedom.
That's the definition of Fledwite in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.