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ˈfeoffment

/ ˈfiːfmənt /

noun

  1. (in medieval Europe) a lord's act of granting a fief to his man


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Unless he relies on long continued user, he must rely upon grant or feoffment.

Tenements created by way of beneficial feoffment are in general easily recognised.

Now, from the point of view of later law this meant that the two freeholds were created each by a special feoffment.

It may be thought that custom, and express conditions of feoffment, must have acted against disruption.

The opposition is again clearly between traditional occupation and new feoffment settled by written instrument.

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