Definition of Mesnalty

1. a type of feudal estate [n -TIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesnalty

mesmerist
mesmerists
mesmerizable
mesmerization
mesmerizations
mesmerize
mesmerized
mesmerizer
mesmerizers
mesmerizes
mesmerizing
mesmerizingly
mesmorise
mesna
mesnalties
mesnalty (current term)
mesne
mesne lord
mesnes
meso-
meso-cystine
meso-inositol
meso-ontomorph
meso-region
meso-regions
meso-tartrate dehydrogenase
meso compound
meso compounds
mesoangioblast
mesoangioblasts

Literary usage of Mesnalty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Knt.: In Thirteen Parts by Edward Coke, John Henry Thomas, John Farquhar Fraser, Robert Philip Tyrwhitt (1826)
"And in the same case the mesnalty is not extinct for the inheritance, and in esse for the particular estate for life, or in tail, in possession ; but the ..."

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 by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"... then the service of the mesnalty is extinct ; because that when the lord paramount ... for if the wife survive, both mesnalty and seigniory are revived. ..."

3. 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 by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"... then the service of the mesnalty is extinct ; because that when the lord ... both mesnalty It is said, that if there be lord mesne and tenant, ..."

4. A Treatise on Rents by Geoffrey Gilbert (1838)
"If there be lord, mesne and tenant, and the mesnalty becomes seek by surplusage,(u) yet the ancient seisin of mesnalty, though the nature of it be changed, ..."

5. A Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws of by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, John Henry Thomas, Matthew Hale, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1818)
"... for that the mesnalty was in deed in the grantee by force of the (53) said fine, and the lord paramount may avow upon the grantee, because in deed he ..."

6. Littleton's Tenures in English by Thomas Littleton, Eugene Wambaugh (1903)
"... and after the grantee die without heir, now the services of the mesnalty shall come and escheat to the lord paramount by way of escheat; ..."

7. A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections by Matthew Bacon, Sir Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd, John Bouvier (1846)
"But, where lord, mesne, and tenant are, and the mesnalty is determined by the act of God, as by escheat'upon the death of the mesne without heir, ..."

8. Lyttleton, His Treatise of Tenures: In French and English by Thomas Littleton, Thomas Edlyne Tomlins (1841)
"... and tenant, and the mesne Escheat of grant by fine the services of his tenant to another in fee, and fore attorn - . mesnalty be afterwards the grantee ..."

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