Medieval Monday | Word for March 2023
Welcome to Medieval Monday! The word for March is Demesne.
From Merriam Webster Dictionary:
The word actually began as "demayn" or "demeyn" in the 14th century, when it was borrowed from Anglo-French property law. At that time, the Anglo-French form was "demeine." Later, the Anglo-French spelling changed to "demesne," perhaps by association with another term from Anglo-French property law: mesne, meaning "intermediate."
I see this as another opportunity to weave this particular word into one of my medieval stories. Perhaps a hunting event? A secret tryst? My writer's mind is spinning a tale.
Now let's take a peek to see what these Ladies of Medieval Monday have to share:
Lady Anastasia: https://www.anastasiaabboud.com/a-little-romance
Lady Barbara: http://www.barbarabettis.com/index.php/blog/
Until next Monday, share the medieval knowledge!