- manon lescaut,
- manor house,
- manorial system,
Origin of manor
Examples from the Web for manorial
The subtenants of the manorial estates and great farms (corresponding to the class of ‘free tenants’ in the old Feudalism).War of the Classes|Jack London
And we find the rolls appealed to constantly in the course of manorial litigation.
What were the halimots389 whose proceedings are recorded in the usual way on its manorial rolls?
In this respect the manorial element comes strongly to the fore.
The fact is well known to all those who have had anything to do with manorial records.
Word Origin for manor
late 13c., "mansion, habitation, country residence, principal house of an estate," from Anglo-French maner, Old French manoir "abode, home, dwelling place; manor" (12c.), noun use of maneir "to dwell," from Latin manere "to stay, abide," from PIE root *men- "to remain" (see mansion). As a unit of territorial division in Britain and some American colonies (usually "land held in demesne by a lord, with tenants") it is attested from 1530s.