Who Owns Manorial Titles? This is what the LAW says…

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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Manorial Titles… Quick trivia

Quick trivia

Quick trivia Manorial titles were inheritable, but did not have to be left to the eldest son. The title can be left to anyone or held in trust, even if they are not related to you. Manorial Counsel’s titles are fully inheritable, they must be listed specifically in your will or by addition of a…

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Time Immemorial OR Limit of Legal Memory

Time Immemorial

There are many cases where the law has filled the gap in a case by presuming an action or document exits going back to Time immemorial OR the Limit of legal memory.  The date of this is 3rd September 1189 as set by the Statute of Westminster 1275. It is interesting to speculate on why…

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Old Owners of Manorial Lordships

Manorial Lordships

We are regularly asked questions about the previous owner of the lordship title.  This is one of the most difficult things to explain.  Most people’s mind-set is that there is a person who was the last owner.  This is simply not the case with manorial lordships.  We really do have absolutely no idea who would…

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