Sentence Examples

  • Defended her against feudal robbers; and she supported him in his struggles against the nobles, making him, moreover, by his sons marriage with the heiress of Aquitaine, the greatest and richest landholder of the kingdom.
  • Before the Conquest he accompanied Tostig on a pilgrimage to Rome (1061); and at that time was a landholder in Cumberland.
  • This inquest was made by the writ Quo Warranto, by which each landholder was invited to show the charter or warrant in which his claims rested.
  • When the church was a landholder their conduct was even more unwarrantable; every clerk installed in a new preferment was forced to pay a large sum downwhich in that age was considered a clear case of simony by all conscientious men.
  • Every inhabitant is a small landholder and cultivates sufficient rice and other necessaries for the support of his family.

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