What is HALYMOTE?

A holy or ecclesiastical court.A court held in London before the lord mayor and sheriffs, for regulating the bakers.It was anciently held on Sunday next before St. Thomas’ day, and therefore called the “holymote,” or holy court. Cowell.

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