Definition of Feoffments

1. Noun. (plural of feoffment) ¹



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Definition of Feoffments

1. feoffment [n] - See also: feoffment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feoffments

feodal
feodalities
feodality
feodaries
feodary
feodatory
feods
feoff
feoffed
feoffee
feoffees
feoffer
feoffers
feoffing
feoffment
feoffments (current term)
feoffor
feoffors
feoffs
feorm-fultum
feormfultum
feprazone
fer
fer-de-lance
fer-de-lances
feracious
feracities
feracity
ferae
ferae naturae

Literary usage of Feoffments

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1. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"4) ] (A. 4) The Difference between feoffments at Common Law, ... feoffments at the common law give away both e/lates and rights, ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Thomas Day (1812)
"But it will be difficult to find another instance in which feoffments have lost their efficacy. The arguments brought to prove that they have lost their ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(b) The word "heirs" necessary in feoffments. ... This very great nicety about the insertion of the word "heirs" in all feoffments and grants, ..."

4. The Charters of the Duchy of Lancasterby Lancaster, Eng. (Duchy), Lancaster (England : Duchy)., William Hardy, Great Britain by Lancaster, Eng. (Duchy), Lancaster (England : Duchy)., William Hardy, Great Britain (1845)
"feoffments, leases, Jkc., to be made during the King's life, shall be good.—SEC. ... At the time of the King's death officers shall remain ; and feoffments, ..."

5. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"... of printing in any public record 3. en. xxxiv. ,s Against these we may set first a well-meant attempt to deal with secret feoffments, that is to say, ..."

6. An Essay on Uses and Trusts: And on the Nature and Operation of Conveyances by Francis Williams Sanders, George Williams Sanders, John Warner (1855)
"... and oftentimes without remedy, because of feoffments made of the same lands and tenements to persons unknown, to the intent that the demandant should ..."

7. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1884)
"... if they conveyed their estates to nominal feoffees, to the use of themselves and their heirs. Such feoffments were judged good in law; ..."

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