How to use Bookland in a sentence
In ealdorman Alfred's will the testator disposes freely of his bookland estates in favour of his sons and his daughter, but to a son who is not considered as rightful offspring five hides of folkland are left, provided the king consents.
In opposition to it bookland appears as landownership derived from royal privilege.
These incidents and limitations are thrown into relief by copious illustrations as to the fundamental features of bookland contained in the numberless "books."Advertisement