The Coucher Book, Or Chartulary, of Whalley Abbey, Volume 16

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Chetham society, 1848 - Cheshire (England) - 1314 pages
 

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Page 680 - 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 680 - feudal profits of wardships, marriages, and escheats, which fell into the hands of these mesne or middle lords, who were the immediate superiors of the terre tenant, or him who occupied the land ; and also that
Page 680 - 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 815 - Nouerit uniuersitas vestra me dedisse, concessisse, et hac presenti carta mea confirmasse Deo et beate Marie et Abbati et monachis Loci Benedict! de Stanlawe
Page 680 - of land the feoffee shall hold the same not of his immediate feoffors but of the chief lord of the fee, of whom
Page 680 - 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 712 - feodi illius seruicijs inde debitis et consuetis. In cuius rei testimonium has literas nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste meipso apud Ebor. xx. die
Page 812 - Noueritis me dedisse concessisse et hac presenti carta mea confirmasse Deo et beate Marie et Abbati et monachis Loci Benedict! de Stanlawe
Page 695 - feodi illius seruicijs inde debitis et consuetis. In cuius rei testimonium has literas nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste meipso apud Ebor
Page 817 - me dedisse et concessisse et hac presenti carta mea confirmasse Deo et beate Marie et Abbati et