Sentence Examples

  • In a borough a similar holding was called a burgage tenement.
  • Several of the Plantagenet kings visited the town, including Richard II., who stopped here some time on his return from Ireland in 1299, and is said to have performed here his last regal act - the confirmation of the grant of a burgage to the Friars Preachers.
  • For every burgage, all services, customs and secular demands belonging to him and his heirs, except tallage.
  • The latter he acquired by purchasing the burgage tenures of Old Sarum.
  • It confirms to his free burgesses of Esse the liberties enjoyed by them under his ancestors, viz.: burgage tenure, exemption from all jurisdiction save the "hundred court of the said town," suit of court limited to three times a year, a reeve of their own election, pasturage in his demesne lands on certain terms, a limited control of trade and shipping, and a fair in the middle of the town.

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