Origin of copyhold
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Then the man died, leaving his wife with child, and leaving an estate in lands of copyhold.George Fox
You ought to hear how she got the copyhold of her house extended.Life's Little Ironies
In ejectment, the defendant pleaded a surrender of a copyhold by the hand of Fosset, the steward.
It has no copyhold lands, nor are there any records of manor courts.
The Manor comprises 1,200 acres, none of which is now copyhold.The Annals of Willenhall
Frederick William Hackwood
- a tenure less than freehold of land in England evidenced by a copy of the Court roll
- land held in this way
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