Domesday Book Illustrated: Containing an Account of that Antient Record; as Also, of the Tenants in Capite Or Serjanty Therein Mentioned: and a Translation of the Difficult Passages, with Occasional Notes; an Explanation of the Terms, Abbreviations, and Names of Foreign Abbies: and an Alphabetical Table of the Tenants in Capite Or Serjanty in the Several Counties Contained in that Survey

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J. Nichols, 1788 - Всего страниц: 399
 

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Стр. 356 - ... or other chattels. They held indeed small portions of land, by way : of sustaining themselves and families, but it was at the mere will of the lord, who ¡ might dispossess them whenever he pleased...
Стр. 357 - Smith (g) testifies, that in all his time (and he was secretary to Edward VI.) he never knew any villein in gross throughout the realm...
Стр. 357 - ... corporations, in the preceding times of popery. For he tells us, that " the holy fathers, monks, and friars, had in their...
Стр. 270 - Conqueror was probably 201. per annum, and a certain number of these fees were requisite to make up a barony. He who held a knight's fee was bound to attend his lord to the wars for forty days in every year, if called upon ; he who held half a fee, was only bound to attend twenty days, and so in proportion.—BLACKSTONE, vol. ii. SELDEN says these knights...
Стр. 1 - For the execution of this survey, commissioners were sent into every county and shire : and juries summoned in each hundred, out of all orders of freemen, from barons down to the lowest farmers...
Стр. 5 - ... services, are to be paid and rendered out of the lands? what has been added to the manor, what withheld from it, and by whom? what land is waste? what the whole was let...
Стр. 3 - ... Willielmus, and then a list of the bishops, religious houses, churches, any great men, according to their rank, who held of the king in capite in that county, likewise of his thains, ministers, and servants ; with a numerical figure in red ink before them, for the better finding them in the book. In some counties the cities and capital boroughs are taken notice of before the list of the great tenants is entered, with the particular laws or customs which prevailed in each of them ; and in others...
Стр. 64 - Lincolnfhke ; but the barony terminated in John his grandfon, who left one daughter and heir, married to Robert de Vipount, a great baron of that time.

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