The Growth of the Manor (Google eBook)

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S. Sonnenschein & Company, lim., 1905 - Manors - 384 pages
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Page 249 - VI 5: ad quemcunque hereditas terrae pervenerit, ad ilium vestis bellica, id est lorica, et ultio proximi et solutio leudis debet pertinere.
Page 35 - some of the elements which went towards the formation of the manor, but that these elements were in an incomplete and disconnected state, and overshadowed by the influence of other principles. Landownership began to be...
Page 105 - Forma censuali cavetur, ut agri sic in censum referantur : nomen fundi cujusque, et in qua civitate, et in quo pago sit, et quos duos vicinos proximos habeat...
Page 105 - ... intra decem annos proximos sectum erit, quot jugerum ; pascua, quot jugerum esse videantur ; item silvae caeduae. Omnia ipse qui defert, aestimet.
Page 85 - But some fundamental features went through the whole the extensive half-pastoral character of the agricultural settlement, the barbarian habits of the labouring population, the social claims inherited from a tribal system based on personal freedom...
Page 147 - Teutonic invasions," writes Professor Vinogradoff, " had a decisive influence in bringing about a concentration of the people in villages, tuns. The new settlers were bent on keeping together, for purposes of cultivation and defence ; the troubled times, which began with their invasion and went on until the complete organisation of feudal monarchy, were not propitious to separate homesteads and farms. The sway of the military class over the agricultural was made easier by the gathering of masters,...
Page vi - All periods of English history have had their bearing on the life of the manor. Some germs of manorial institutions may be found in the Celtic age; the Roman occupation of the island had undoubtedly a powerful influence on its economic arrangements; the Old English period is marked by the full development of the rural township; the feudal epoch finds the manor at its height; the dissolution of the manor forms one of the processes by which modern commercial intercourse was brought about, and survivals...
Page 235 - The most distinguished supporter of this view in England is Professor Vinogradoff. In his recent work, The Growth of the Manor (1905), he declares that at the time of the settlement the majority of the settlers were free husbandmen or ceorlas, and that " the manorial system arrives at the end of the Old English period, mainly in consequence of the subjection of a labouring population of free descent to a military and capitalistic class."1 It is reasonable to expect that some light can be thrown upon...
Page 104 - Ex vicis partim habent rempublicam et jus dicitur, partim nihil eorum, et tamen ibi nundinae aguntur negotii gerendi causa ot magistri vici quotannuis fiunt.
Page 296 - ... people had now to look, not so much to their time-honoured associations in township, hundred and shire, as to their relations of personal and territorial dependence.

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