English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time

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Stevens and Haynes, 1881 - Constitutional history - 803 pages
 

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Page 711 - Pollock, Land Laws, p. 142. 4 Ibid., p. 150. of the sovereign have again become folkland. 1 The sovereign has again been invested with the right of acquiring and disposing of private property as any other individual. 2 While the landlord was becoming the land owner he was also getting power to dispose of his land. " It is not at all likely that before the Norman conquest custom had anywhere reached the point of letting the owner sell land without the consent of his family.

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