One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Many features of manorial jurisdiction as practised in 1280 cannot have gone back more than a hundred years, because they so plainly echoed recent developments in superior courts.’
- ‘It also gives the manorial net income (referred to as the ‘annual value’) and tax assessment.’
- ‘Penn was a feudal lord who could create manorial courts; furthermore, Penn could not transfer his royally delegated powers to the people, but only to a deputy such as himself.’
- ‘The peasants also refused to pay taxes, tithes and manorial dues to their landlords, whom they held responsible for their economic plight.’
- ‘As with manorial surveys, women and children are less likely to be mentioned in manorial court records than men.’
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