Medieval History Term of the Week: Michaelmas

Michaelmas
[mik-uhl-muhs]
Etymology: Middle English mychelmesse, from Old English Michaeles mæsse Michael’s mass

Michaelmas: The Feast of St. Michael on 29 Sept. (MEDIEV-L. Medieval Terms)

*term definitions retrieved from Netserf’s Medieval Glossary (http://www.netserf.org/Glossary)

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