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" This term (French feaulte, f1delitas) signifies an oath taken at the admittance of every tenant, to be true to the lord of whom he holds his land ; and such tenant is said to hold his fee " per fidem et fiduciam, "
A compleat dictionary English and Dutch, to which is added a grammar for ... - Page 253
by Willem Sewel - 1766
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Glossographia Anglicana Nova: Or, A Dictionary, Interpreting Such Hard Words ...

Thomas Blount - English language - 1707
..., Faaitjto flatter or wheadle j aMb a young Deer. .. Fay, Faith. Spenctr. Fealty, in Law, fignifies an Oath taken at the -admittance of every Tenant to be true to the Lord of whom he holdeth his Land. Fea/ible, that may be done, eafie to be done. Feat, a notable Adtion or Deed; alfo neat, finical or...
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Glossographia Anglicana Nova; Or, A Dictionary Interpreting Such Hard Words ...

English language - 1707 - 472 pages
...City. ,to flatter or wheadle ; alfo a young. Deer. Fay, Faith. Spencer. Fealty, in La\v, fignifies an Oath taken at the admittance of every Tenant to be true to the Lord of whom he holdetb his Land. Feafille, that maybe done, eafie to be done. Feat, 3. notable Action or Deed; alfo...
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Dictionarium Anglo-britannicum: Or, A General English Dictionary

John Kersey - English language - 1708
...and Liai, it Faithful and Loyal. To jFí8l> (N.-C. ) tohide Jealtg, Loyalty. Faithfulnefs. In Lav, an Oath taken at the admittance of every Tenant, to be true to the Lord of whom. be holds his Land. • Jr «afible, •( F. ) that may be done. jftar, finical, odd. Л jf cat, a no«...
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The Compleat English Copyholder: Or, A Guide to Lords of Manors ..., Volume 1

Gentleman of the Inner Temple, Sir Bartholomew Shower - Copyhold - 1735 - 598 pages
...their Heirs for ever. Camd. Brit.fol. 329. jFarn&atn, alias jfernliam Eopal, o>. jFCiHtp, Signifieth an Oath taken at the Admittance of every Tenant to be true to the Lord, of whom he holdeth his Land, and Fealty muft be done in Perfon; the Reafon is, becaufe he muft be fvvorn unto it, and no Man can...
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The new universal English dictionary. Buchanan

Nathan Bailey - 1760
...loud. FEALTY ijdtlnai, Infidélité', F.) fidelity, loyalty. FEALTY (feodalitai, L.) an oath taken к the admittance of every tenant to be true to the lord of which he holds his land. Giniral FEALTY, that which is to be jerf'jnaci by every fubjea to his prince....
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A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...

Thomas Walter Williams - Law - 1816 - 1022 pages
...and leal, ; :- to be faithful and loyal. Unit. FEALTY, (ßdelilas]fr.(feaulle, iefiîes) signifies an oath taken at the admittance of every tenant, to be true to the lord of whom he holds his land. Smith de ///.••<•. Ang, lib. 3, r. 8. Co. LU. 93. FEASTS, anniversary times of...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Edward Smedley - 1845
...SiffittOHf., Cumenlarier, bdek H. rh. ir. FBAtrvin its irestrioted Legal ncceptation is the Oath of fidelity, taken at the admittance of every Tenant, to be true to the Lord of whom he holds his land. »It is incident to all manner of tenures except frank-almdigne and tenancy at will....
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Consuetudines Kanciae, a History of Gavelkind and Other Remarkable Customs ...

Charles Sandys - England Land - 1851 - 352 pages
...antient lathe in Kent, now comprised in St. Augustine's, pp. 61, 302. F. FEALTY, Feaut4 Fidelitas. — An oath taken at the admittance of every tenant to be true to the lord of whom he holdeth his land. — Oitstumal, p. 12. pp. 237, 251. FEOS-BOT (Sax.) — A pecuniary recompence (from yeoh, money, and...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volume 56

Cheshire (England) - 1861
...not the steward, whose power extends but to fealty. This term (French feaulté, ßdelitas) signifies an oath taken at the admittance of every tenant, to be true to the lord of whom he holds his land ; and such tenant is said to hold his fee " per fidein et fiduciam," by fealty at least....
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ...

Cheshire (England) - 1861
...not the steward, whoso power extends but to fealty. This term (French feaulte, f1delitas) signifies an oath taken at the admittance of every tenant, to be true to the lord of whom he holds his land ; and such tenant is said to hold his fee " per fidem et fiduciam," by fealty at least....
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