Burgage Tenure In Mediaeval England (volume 20)

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byMorley De Wolf Hemmeon

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... It appears, therefore, that retrait ftodal in Germany was the same as in England, an infrequent incident due sometimes to the lord of the town and sometimes to the lord of the fee. In some of the created German cities, as Hagenau, there was a modified form of gtte, which, however, no ordinary lord might demand. The Emperor had the right to quarters for himself and his retinue when passing through the city, but there must be no detriment done the citizens.1 The foregoing evidence, which, though scanty, is fairly representative, shows that the tenure in the cities of Germany was affected by the feudal incidents in nearly the same proportion as the tenure in the boroughs of England, the only important variation being the destination of escheats and forfeitures in some of the greater German cities. In Germany as in England what little of feudalism there was is found chiefly in the smaller and created cities; the disabilities under which the tenure in the larger cities sometimes lay were imposed by the citizens themselves. Ground Rents In respect to ground rents figures are not so easily obtainable as in England. As in every country in feudal Europe, there were towns whose free tenure no charter created and towns where free tenure was a gift from some lord. Of those of the latter sort some may have been raised, or have raised themselves, from a state of unfreedom, and many were founded as garrison towns.2 In the cities of the last class the 'areas' were equal and bore equal rents: each area was commonly accompanied by a varying quantity of land in the common fields,3 whose rent was sometimes included in the rent of the area, der Urkunde, durch welche sie erklaren," etc. Viewed in another way this was only a means of securing registration of deeds. 1 K. W. Nitzsch, Mi...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... It appears, therefore, that retrait ftodal in Germany was the same as in England, an infrequent incident due sometimes to the lord of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217451284

ISBN - 13:9780217451284

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