Middle English Dictionary Entry

frank-pleǧǧe n.
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One of the mutually responsible members of a tithing, etc.
veue of (de) frank-plegge, a court of record held periodically for the purpose of collecting fees and fines, attended by the frankpledges of a tithing, hundred, or manor. [Cp. lete n. & see OD under frank-pledge.]