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Lex maneriorum: or the law and customs of England, relating to manors and lords of manors, their stewards, deputies, tenants, and others, Viz. Of the Lords Right to Deodands, Felons Goods, Waifs, Estrays, Wrecks, and Goods of Felo de se. Of the Privileges of their Tenants in ancient Demesne, and of Widow's Free Bench, &c. Of Copyhold Estates, Courts-Leet, Courts-Baron, and By-Laws there made, and of Amerciaments, Fines and Heriots, and how to be recovered. Of Surrenders and Admittances to Copyholds, and of Entailing them, and of Barring and Discontinuing such Entails by Fines and Recoveries in the Lord's Court, and by other Methods. Of Leases made by Copyholders with Licence, and without; Also of Forfeitures and other Determinations of their Estates. The Whole being a methodical Collection of the Cases dispersed in the several Volumes of the Law relating to Copyhold Estates, and to every Thing depending on that Tenure. To which is added an appendix of all the modern entries of declarations, Pleas, Replications, Rejoinders, Demurrers, Issues, Special Verdicts, Writs of Recordari, Certiorari, &c. relating to the said Cases. With proper tables to the whole. The second edition, with additions. By William Nelson of the Middle Temple, Esq;

Nelson, William, 1653-
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[London] : In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of Edward Sayer, Esq;) for John Hooke at the Flower de Luce, over against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, MDCCXXVIII. [1728]

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[16],272,[8];168,[8]p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T82582



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