or vil·lain·age, vil·lan·age, vil·len·age
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How to use villeinage in a sentence
Some of them as tenants in free socage may maintain their position; many fall down into the class of tenants in villeinage.
Against a background of villeinage and week-work, the borough begins to stand out as the scene of burgage tenure.
The barons homines we take to be freeholders; he would be absolutely liable for the tax cast upon his villeinage.
First, what was the legal nature of copyhold tenure, and how did it arise out of medival villeinage?
Even merchet, the most hateful of all the incidents of villeinage, is something more than a mere memory.