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Portsoʹken Ward (London)

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The soken or franchise at the port or gate. It was formerly a guild called the “English Knighten Guild,” because it was given by King Edgar to thirteen knights for services done by them. (See Knighten-Guild.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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