Property is established by society, and Jefferson's preference for allodial
over feudal land tenure is based on "what he read and believed about the Saxons," not a Lockean theory he did not mention and implicitly rejected.
Hyde defines allodial
land as "land that can be bequeathed, passed from one generation to the next, and as such it is the vehicle for family continuity over time, for stability decade after decade" (Common as Air at p.
The Law of Allodial
Rights (Odelsloven) requires that when someone wants to sell a farm, the closest relatives, according to the principle of primogeniture, have priority rights to buy the farm.
His trainer Robert Collet has also entered Allodial
that they are once again being told, that what appeared to have been an unbreachable allodial
right in and upon their Reservation land was .
Feudalism proper, according to Smith, like the royal charters of towns, was a political attempt by the monarch to reduce the power of such allodial