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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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Escheated property reverted to a lord when a tenant was guilty of a felony or when he died without adult ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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69 words

A process in feudal law whereby possession of land was negated and the property reverted to the tenant’s lord. Escheat ...

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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31 words

Escheated property reverted to a lord when a tenant was guilty of a felony or when he died without adult heirs. The term will often be found in manorial records....

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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258 words

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