And several succeeding kings confirmed Walter de Gaunt's gift, Stephen granting in addition the right to have a port.
But in 1696 for his boldness in granting absolution on the scaffold to Sir John Friend and Sir William Parkyns, who had attempted the assassination of William, he was obliged to flee, and for the rest of his life continued under sentence of outlawry.
Each, granting to forty proprietors the choice of one of these on condition that they should take possession of it by the ist of February 1769, and the other four townships to 200 settlers on condition that they should follow by the ist of May.
Granting sac and soc and other privileges and right in the town.
That Chesterfield was early a thriving centre is shown by the charter of John Lord Wake, lord of the manor, granting a gild merchant to the town.
How would you define granting? Add your definition here.