Modern English Definition


Fyrd (plural fyrds)

(historical) From about 605 to not long after 1066 in Anglo Saxon Britain Fyrd was defined as an army that was mobilized from a mixture of professional soldiers and freemen to defend their shire, or from select representatives to join a royal expedition.

Colonial Virginia used fyrd as a doctrinal basis for the organization of it’s military.




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