Every feoffee except one obtained the office of bridgemaster in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries and, in years not serving themselves, they seem to have appointed kin.
Robert Everarde, of Outwood Park, was co-opted as feoffee and acted as bridgemaster in 1637.
Diffuse denotes the different institutions and organizations that had part of this fragmented authority: lordship (manor court and view of frankpledge); parochial institutions and officers (churchwardens, sidesmen, and their delegated officers); and the "trust," which consisted of the feoffees and the two bridgemasters.
15) The Statute tried to convert all equitable uses into legal estates by eliminating the feoffee to uses, making the beneficiary the legal owner.
22) Another theory, propounded by Frederic William Maitland and Oliver Wendell Holmes, attributed the origin of the trust to the Salic salmannus--a position that is likened to that of the feoffee to uses.
Common law procedure "was virtually useless" for investigating "matters like secret instructions given by a feoffor to his feoffees
Martin Smith, chief executive, Linford Building Group; Victor Keene, chairman, Coventry Church (Municipal) Charities; Richard Kenyon, chairman, Feoffees
of Bonds Hospital Estates Charity and Stewart Anderson, Nicol Thomas Architects
Cash for the work has been provided by Richard Kenyon, chairman of what is still known as the Feoffees of Bond's Hospital Estates Charity.
Picture: ROY KILCULLEN; CASH HELP: Richard Keynon, chairman of the Feoffees of Bond's Hospital Estates Charity
Old Hall Farm at Wall Hill Road near Fillongley is being sold by the Feoffees
of Bond's Hospital Estate Charity, founded in 1506 to fund
The Grade II listed Old Farm Hall in Fillongley and its land is expected to fetch about pounds 1 million for the Feoffees of Bond's Hospital Estate Charity.
Richard Dyott, clerk to the Feoffees and to the trustees of the CCMC, said: "It is with sadness that a historical link has been broken.