Beside the seigniorial manse, there were a number of little dependent manses.
The patibulary forks are found on the confines of every seigniorial estate.
Seigneur count, hasten to greet him and lead him into your seigniorial residence!
This is the mode by which the seigniorial domain gradually crumbles away and decreases.
In Auvergne, a feudal country, covered with extensive ecclesiastic and seigniorial domains, the misery is the same.
The interior magnificence of this seigniorial edifice matches its defensive strength.
There was a seigniorial class of the usual variety, with dependents in a more or less servile relation.
The present system was established by a law of 1790 after the abolition of seigniorial institutions in 1789.
In 1854, after an election fought largely on this issue, the Parliament of Canada swept away the seigniorial system.
Such is the iniquity of the feudal law that those who dwell a year and a day upon royal or seigniorial domain become its serfs.