caritas [Latin]

In England, a measure of volume in ecclesiastical contexts for allowances of wine = 1/6 of a sextarius, although one record from Worcester has a caritas of ½ sextarius.

W. H. Prior.
Notes on the weights and measures of Medieval England.
Bulletin du Cange. Archivvm Latinitatis Medii Aevi, vol. 1.
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Edouard Champion, 1924.
Page 154.

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