Sentence Examples with the word freeborn

CAMILLUS and Camilla, in Roman antiquity, originally terms used for freeborn children.

A material point for the application of the privilege consists in the fact that ancient demesne has to be proved from the time before the Conquest, and this shows clearly that the theory was partly derived from the recognition of tenant right in villeins of the Anglo-Saxon period who, as we have said above, were mostly ceorls, that is, freeborn men.

To a Greek it suggested the assembly of freeborn citizens in a city state.

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In theory, the twelve plebeian centuries were open to all freeborn youths of the age of seventeen, although in practice preference was given to the members of the older families.

It was necessary that they should be freeborn and the children of parents still alive (Dion.

It has a public library and the Freeborn County Court House, and is the seat of Albert Lea College (Presbyterian, for women), founded in 1884, and of Luther Academy (Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran), founded in 1888.

ALBERT LEA, a city and the county-seat of Freeborn county, Minnesota, U.S.A., about 97 m.