What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Page 690 - In the early times of our legal constitution, the king's greater barons, who had a large extent of territory held under the crown, granted out frequently smaller manors to inferior persons to be holden of themselves ; which do therefore now continue to be held under a superior lord, who is called in such
Page 690 - which directs that upon all sales or feoffments of land the feoffee shall hold the same not of his immediate feoffors but of the chief lord of the fee, of whom
Page 690 - tenant, or him who occupied the land ; and also that the mesne lords themselves were so impoverished thereby, that they were disabled from performing their services to their own superiors. This occasioned first
Page 690 - 9 Henry III., that no man should either give or sell his land without reserving sufficient to answer the demands of his lord ; and
Page 722 - feodi illius seruicijs inde debitis et consuetis. In cuius rei testimonium has literas nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste meipso apud Ebor. xx. die
Page 939 - a description of the Kingdom of the Mercians, the lives of St. Etheldred and St. Sexburgh, the foundation of the City of Chester, and a Chronicle of our Kings.
Page 742 - to the latter part of the reign of Henry III. or the beginning of Edward I.
Page 727 - et successorum meorum dédisse et concessisse et hac presentí carta mea confirmasse Deo et sánete Marie et
The Chetham Society: List of Publications