What was Pontage?


Pontage is derived from English custom law in the same way that lordship titles are.  It is the toll that is levied for the building or repair of a bridge or bridges. The reason the lord was held in such high esteem was because they took on the responsibility of looking after their tenants.  Whilst…

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Middlesex; Greater London?


Manorial Counsel have been busy locating as many Middlesex titles that we can find in historic records.  As it turns out Greater London was historically part of Middlesex.  Whilst undertaking a similar exercise for another historic county every now and then a well know place will be found.  This was not the case with Middlesex. …

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