Folc gemote

Definition of Folc gemote

(Spelled, also, folkmote, folcmote, folkgemote; from foie, people, and gemote, an assembly.) In Saxon law, a general assembly of the people in a town or shire. It appears to have had judicial functions of a limited nature, and also to have discharged political offices, such as deliberating upon the affairs of the commonwealth or complaining of misgovernment, and probably possessed considerable powers of local self-government. The name was also given to any sort of a popular assembly.

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