valuation (n.) Old form(s): valewation
appreciation of merit, estimation of worth
2H4 IV.i.187[Mowbray to Hastings] our valuation shall be such / That every slight and false-derived cause ... / Shall to the King taste of this action [i.e. the way we are esteemed by the king]
Cym IV.iv.49[Belarius to Arviragus and Guiderius] since of your lives you set / So slight a valuation
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