Róm-pening
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Róm-pening
es; m. A penny paid to Rome. v. Róm-feoh Sig ǽlc Rómpenig ágifen be Petres mæssedæge ǽiþer ge uppon lande ge on ǽlcan porte, Shrn. 208, 32. Rómpenegas (cf. seó ǽlc heorþpenig ágifen be Petres mæssedæg, 116, 4), Wulfst 113, 11. Wé willaþ ðæt ǽlc Rómpænig beó gelǽst be Petres mæssan tó ðam bisceopstóle, and wé willaþ ðæt man namige on ǽlcon wǽpengetæce .ii. trýwe þegnas and ǽnne mæssepreóst, ðæt hí hit gegaderian. Gif cyninges þegn oððe ǽnig landríca hit forhæbbe, gilde .x. healfmearc, healf Criste, healf cynge. Gif hwilc túnes-man ǽnigne pænig forhæbbe, gilde se landríca ðone pænig, and nime ǽnne oxan (cf. the fine of 30 pence in the passages given under Róm-feoh, and the value of an ox, v. oxa) æt ðam men, L. N. P. L. 57-59; Th. ii. 298, 29-300, 7.
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