The defendant had rejected the vote offered by the plaintiff, he claiming the right as a burgage tenant.
It was called a borough in 1461, when there are also traces of burgage tenure.
Against a background of villeinage and week-work, the borough begins to stand out as the scene of burgage tenure.
Nor will we have the custody of such fee farm, socage, or burgage unless such fee farm owe knight's service.
burgage is the system by which land is held in royal boroughs.
Thus tenure at a money rent would become the typical tenure of a burgage tenement.
At Hereford the reeves consent was necessary when a burgage was to be sold, and he took a third of the price.
Again, the kings gafol, that is his burgage rents, may be farmed: they are computed at a round sum.
burgage Manor, a house which his mother had taken at Southwell, near Nottingham, was his vacation home.
On the 9th of January 1405 he found time to attend a court at Higham Ferrers and be admitted to a burgage there.