Sentence Examples

  • The actual gain was small; but the invaders took seizin alike of the coast and of the island.
  • Edward at once gave him seizin of Scotland, and handed over tohim the royal castles, which had been placed in his hands as a pledge during the arbitration.
  • Seizin, however, was granted in 1220 to Thomas his brother and heir, but the estate was again forfeit in the next generation for a new defection, although the wind of the royal displeasure was tempered by the fact that Isabel de Creoun, wife of Maurice, lord of Berkeley, was the king's near kinswoman.