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A wapentake is a geographic division formerly used in England in those counties in the Danelaw for administrative, judicial and military purposes similar to the Anglo-Saxon hundred.[1]


  1. "wapentake" in David Hey (ed.) The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2nd ed., 2008, Oxford University Press; ISBN-13: 9780199532988) published to Oxford Reference Online 2009-2012; eISBN: 9780191735042; accessed 20 Jul 2013.