Origin of burgage
Examples from the Web for burgage
Against a background of villeinage and week-work, the borough begins to stand out as the scene of burgage tenure.
The defendant had rejected the vote offered by the plaintiff, he claiming the right as a burgage tenant.
Thus tenure at a money rent would become the typical tenure of a burgage tenement.
Burgage is the system by which land is held in royal boroughs.
Nor will we have the custody of such fee farm, socage, or burgage unless such fee farm owe knight's service.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly