How To Use Enfeoffment In A Sentence

  • The enfeoffment of abbeys differed in form and degree.
  • There can be little doubt that the principle on which he claims enfeoffment in the estate is a sound one, that the earth belongs in no case to the sons of Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala
  • Lord paramount over the empire of mind as well as matter, he alone is seized, in fee simple right, of the whole domain: provinces of which men hold, as fiefs, by vassal tenure, subject to reversion and enfeoffment to another. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy.
  • Dowager, nor shall any member of the clans of the imperial consorts be appointed regents [during the minority of young emperors], nor shall they be given enfeoffment without due merit. Empresses and Consorts
  • Walter de bath held £10 of land there by enfeoffment of Ralph de Valletorta.
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  • Shun4b, who had seconded and guided [the Emperor before he was appointed] and had been his former benefactor, there was added to his enfeoffment [the income of] five hundred households. The History of the Former Han Dynasty
  • But in a few months he issued an edict making this enfeoffment. The History of the Former Han Dynasty
  • Regardless of its historical accuracy, the traditional version of the story of enfeoffment gave this northern borderland a legitimate relation with the heart-land of the Zhou dynasty.
  • When Wang Chia1a opposed this proposed enfeoffment. he was removed and finally executed. The History of the Former Han Dynasty
  • Under the feudal system, enfeoffment was the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service. Should the President be working harder?
  • In the case of princely houses, he would draw up treaties, record edicts, and draft the documents which granted feudal enfeoffment. HISTORIOGRAPHY
  • His rights cannot be established by possession from time immemorial, nor by innumerable and regular acquittances; he must produce the act of enfeoffment which is many centuries old, the lease which has never, perhaps, been written out, the primitive title already rare in 1720, [2229] and since stolen or burnt in the recent jacqueries: otherwise he is despoiled without indemnity. The French Revolution - Volume 1
  • At first it seems to have been confined to the enfeoffment of the emperor's sons, but later it was extended to other important matters, so that the standard practise in enacting an administrative measure, even the appointment of an Empress, came to be that some official or group would memorialize the Emperor concerning what they thought should be done, and the Emperor approved the suggestion. The History of the Former Han Dynasty
  • It gives an abbreviated form of the story of Shu Yu of Tang's enfeoffment, and he is designated the shrine's subject of worship.

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