history the register of land holdings, etc, of a manorial court
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How to use court roll in a sentence
On the same page there is a case of a man described as a “yeoman” who is tenant by copy of court roll.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century | Richard Henry Tawney
The original court roll of this presentation is still to be found amongst the records of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster.The History of Signboards | Jacob Larwood
(b) Persons holding land of the manor by copy of court roll, or copyhold tenants.
The account must be cleansed, the court roll of grievances must be purged.Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers | Thomas De Quincey
A third instance is taken from the court roll of the manor of Chedzoy, near Bridgwater.The Great Pestilence (A.D. 1348-9) | Francis Aidan Gasquet