Exclusive Lordship Titles

Did you know when a Lordship was granted it did not have an “Expiry Date”.  The New Legal Rights Manorial Counsel offer utilise the old rights and also have no expiry date, so the Lordship Titles will still be owned in a thousand years.  

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Exclusive Lordship Titles

Did you know… Most Lordships were granted between 1066 and 1086 and were named then.  Each Lord could change the name of the Lordship (and the title) in the same way as we can change the name of a house today.

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Who owns Manorial titles

Who Owns Manorial Titles? It is a popular belief that if an old family claims they own Lordship Rights they MUST DO!  However, ownership of any property cannot be based on what someone says, whoever they are.  This is what the LAW says. In 2010 a land mark case Burton v Walker made it clear…

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dower

What is a Lordship Title? An English lordship is much older than you would believe.  They originate from the Roman Empire when the Romans controlled what is now England.  The efficient Romans implemented a method of land management so that they did not have to collect taxes from all land owners but made a single…

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Domesday Book

Its purpose may never be known. However over the years our reasoning has changed its purpose several times.  This confusion is not a new thing as it is believed that as early as the mid 12th century, only 70 years after it was commissioned, confusion had already started.  Records then imply that the Domesday Books…

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Lordship Titles – Land or Personal Property?

In part 5 we explained how there are three potential ways to use a lordship title.  These in brief are: To purchase the legal ownership of the original lordship title, this would come with a complete, correctly executed and consecutive set of deeds from time of grant or Time Immemorial 1189 (exceptional rare). To ‘buy’ the…

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What does a title mean in this day and age?

In our previous blogs on this subject we explained how the law regards lordships as incorporeal property and not land as was believed for many years.  Part 4 concluded with proof of ownership of incorporeal personal property had to be done using a paper trail, however for most modern incorporeal property company records and the…

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Lordship Titles – Land or Personal Property?

The Law Commission’s Definition of a Manor:   LAND REGISTRATION FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY A CONSULTATIVE DOCUMENT; “The position of manors requires special consideration. By “manor” we mean specifically the lordship of a manor and not other seignorial rights (which are subject to quite different considerations). 49 The manorial rights of a lord of the manor…

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Land or Personal Property

A question that has not only caused confusion for the public, but also the legal community.  Like most English law the answer to this question has been evolving as we become more informed.  Before we tackle this question we need to make another fact known.  Physical objects including land are called “corporeal” in law.  Rights…

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