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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
99 words

The right of the Crown to hold and administer the estates of heirs of tenants-in-chief until they reached the age

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
132 words
The right of the Crown to hold and administer the estates of heirs of tenants‐in‐chief until they reached the age of 21, or 14 for an heiress. During this period the Crown received the ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
238 words

the right of a feudal lord to retain and profit from the land a deceased tenant had held of him

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