How to use Folkland in a sentence

folkland
  • But the privileged class alone are eligible to the greatest offices of the state; they have in their hands the exclusive control of the national religion; they have the exclusive enjoyment of the common land of the state - in Teutonic phrase, the folkland.

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  • Evidently folkland was not free from the payment of gafal (land tax) and providing quarters for the king's men.

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  • 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.

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  • It is probable that folkland is meant in two or three cases when Latin documents speak of terra rei publicae jure possessa.

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  • Another theory was started by Professor Vinogradoff in an article on folkland in the English Hist.

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  • It considers folkland as landownership by folkright - at common law, as might be said in modern legal speech.

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  • The incidents recorded in the charters characterize folkland as subject to ordinary fiscal burdens and to limitations in respect of testamentary succession.

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  • In Anglo-Saxon times the property of the king consisted of (a) his private estate, (b) the demesne of the crown, comprising palaces, &c., and (c) rights over the folkland of the kingdom.

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  • Ealdorman Alfred's son, not being recognized as legitimate, has to claim folkland not by direct succession or devise, but by the consent of the king.

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