Manor Houses and Manorial Land

Manor Houses

Contrary to popular belief manorial rights are not part of a manor house. A manor house may be the centre of an old manor.  However it is the manorial land that denotes its physical location.  During the life of a Manor, which for the majority would be over 1000 years, there would have been many…

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Manorial land… Quick trivia

Quick trivia

Quick trivia  There is no manorial land now, there is land and the rights over the manor but they are separate. You cannot sell off a piece of land where you own the Lordship and create a Lordship Title.

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Manorial Land and Manorial Rights

Manorial Land

Manorial Land only differs from other classifications of land by its legal classification. Other land prior to registration could have been copyhold or freehold land. Within the category of manorial land would have been the demesne (land farmed by the lord), tenanted land, freehold land and manorial waste.  The manorial demesne and waste land would be…

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Manor Houses and Manorial Land

Contrary to popular belief manorial rights are not automatically part of a manor house. A manor house may be the centre of an old manor.  However it is the manorial land that denotes its physical location.  During the life of a Manor, which for the majority would be over 1000 years, there would have been…

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