- the act of putting a vassal in possession of a fief
- the deed conferring such possession
- the consequent relationship of lord and vassal
Words nearby infeudation
How to use infeudation in a sentence
The influence of nepotism on sub-infeudation, in the case of ecclesiastical fiefs, is too important to be passed over.
They are content to be annuitants on the land, and sub-infeudation has gone to incredible lengths.Tales of Bengal|S. B. Banerjea
Their hold on land, too, has weakened, owing to increasing pressure of population and excessive sub-infeudation.The Political Future of India|Lajpat Rai
The Conveyancing Act of 1874 renders any clause in a disposition against sub-infeudation null and void.
In 1290, by another statute, Quia emptores, he forbade all new sub-infeudation.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)|Samuel R. Gardiner.