English Society In The Eleventh Century; Essays In English Mediaeval History by Sir Paul Vinogradoff

English Society In The Eleventh Century; Essays In English Mediaeval History

bySir Paul Vinogradoff

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... SECOND ESSAY LAND AND PEOPLE SECTION I: LAND TENURE CHAPTER I THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK. i. One of the advantages of the study of English land Effect of law is that its feudal arrangement starts from a sharp Contluestdivision--from the general collapse of the old order in consequence of the Conquest. The Domesday Inquest as a whole is a testimony to this fact, and special quotations are hardly needed to prove it. Still it is not without interest to notice that even the smallest holder of land might appeal to the clean sweep made by the French invasion. Godwin the beadle holds half a hide from the king in Soleberie, Bucks. It was held T. R. E. by Alric Bolest, and the new tenant had evidently to vindicate his possession against the old one or his heirs. He appealed to the fact that by the coning of King William the former owner forfeited his right.1 If some Englishmen still held land it was by express grant from the king, and although, as a matter of fact, they would resume their former estates, the title under which they came to hold henceforward was a new one--it was derived from an express or implied grant of King William.2 From a stray notice about the manor 1 Dd. i. 153b: (Soulbury, Bucks) 'In Soleberie tenet Goduinus bedellus de rege dimidiam hidam... Alric Bolest tenuit T. R. E. et hoc dicit iste qui nunc tenet quod per aduentum R. W. fuit forisfacta.' Cf. Round, Victoria History, Essex, i. 354, 355. 1 Dd. i. 62 b: (Berks) 'Isdem Robertus (de Oilgi) tenet unam hidam quam Azor dispensator R. E. tenuit et cum ea ire potuit quo uoluit... Hanc terram tenet isdem Azor de Roberto sed homines de hundredo testificantur eum de rege debere tenere qm sic quoniam (?) of Stanton in Suffolk we learn that these partial resumptions were accompanied by heavy payments. In ...

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Title:English Society In The Eleventh Century; Essays In English Mediaeval HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:206 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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