Definition of Feoffees
1. Noun. (plural of feoffee) ¹
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Definition of Feoffees
1. feoffee [n] - See also: feoffee
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Literary usage of Feoffees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Treatise of Powers by Edward Burtenshaw Sugden (1861)
"aforesaid, &c. feoffees shall alien the land for his soul : the authority is solely given to them, and their executors cannot alien this. ..."
2. Reports of Some Cases Adjudged in the Courts of the Lord Chancellor, Master by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Charles Purton Cooper (1841)
"7, 6. Vendor has four In the Exchequer Chamber the case was this. That use. TWO con- one had four feoffees of his land to his use, and sold his purchaser, ..."
3. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1905)
"At his instigation, Noy exhibited against the feoffees an information in the ... The charge against the feoffees was that they had illegally constituted ..."
4. The Charters of the Duchy of Lancaster by Lancaster, Eng. (Duchy), Lancaster (England : Duchy)., William Hardy, Great Britain (1845)
"12, § 1, 2, for limiting estates to feoffees, to the use of the King's will; ... Succeeding Archbishops, &c. shall become feoffees in the stead of their ..."
5. An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises by Charles Fearne, Charles Butler, Josiah William Smith (1845)
"Supposing therefore lands, at this time, to be conveyed to the use of the feoffees and their heirs in trust for A. during his life, and after his decease, ..."
6. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1794)
"... »f ufes made 27 H. 8. and AW, the feoffees could not have entered, ... His Power as to feoffees» ments al Ufes, pi. 38. cites 7 E. 4. 29. ..."
7. The History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Restoration by Francis Charles Montague (1907)
"In the same year Laud assailed the feoffees for impropria- tions. Certain citizens, lawyers, and clergymen of London had established a fund for the purpose ..."
8. English Grammar Schools in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Ancel Ray Monroe Stowe (1908)
"Certain schools were governed by non-incorporated trustees or feoffees, ... I. GOVERNMENT BY feoffees This type of government is the one which is discovered ..."