Definition of Feoffing
1. feoff [v] - See also: feoff
Lexicographical Neighbors of Feoffing
Literary usage of Feoffing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1900)
"The Emperor Henry III was, when he ascended the throne, lord of many large dukedoms ; but he weakened his own power by en- feoffing them to others. ..."
2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1908)
"And in this manner mortgages were in former times usually made; the mortgagor en- feoffing the mortgagee, and he at the same time executing a deed of ..."
3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"This change appears first about the eleventh century, at which period the practice of en- feoffing by the symbol of a glove, the precise parallel of the ..."
4. History of German Civilization: A General Survey by Ernst Richard (1911)
"The general lack of money and the feoffing of the regal prerogatives showed its baneful influence on the coinage, as well as in other respects. ..."
5. Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws of England by John Henry Thomas, Sir Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Edward Coke, Matthew Hale (1836)
"6. which gave an action to the lord where he was defrauded of wardship by his tenant's collusively en- feoffing his heir within age, but at the same time ..."