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muniments

the title deeds and other documentary evidence relating to the title to land.

MUNIMENTS. The instruments of writing and written evidences which the owner of lands, possessions, or inheritances has, by which he is enabled to defend the title of his estate. Termes de la Ley, h.t.; 3 Inst. 170.

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Warner, Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments, 165.
32) However, thanks to a long-running dispute between the lords of Fyvie and neighbouring Gight over the 'lands of Ardlogie and mill thereof, a different story can be gleaned from the Fyvie muniments.
According to Steven Justice, Writing and Rebellion: England in 1381 (Berkeley: U of California P, 1994), chapter 1, "Insurgent Literacy," supposedly illiterate rebels could be literate enough to find and destroy muniments bearing on their own land.
All manuscripts to which reference is made are to be found in the Durham Cathedral Muniments collection held at No.
Report of John Rogers," July 12, 1758, in Dalhousie Muniments, item 2/59, (microfilm, DL); Hugh Waddell to Forbes, July 21, 1758, in Headquarters Papers of Forbes, reel 2, item 407 (microfilm, DL).
2) I am grateful to the Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock, for permission to print these documents, and to Miss Christine Reynolds, Assistant Keeper of the Muniments, Westminster Abbey, for kindly checking the burials register of St Margaret's, Westminster on my behalf.
If there were to be a great disturbance in this country--and of course one hopes there won't" she remarks to the Muniments and to Hyacinth, "it would be my impression that the people would behave in a different way altogether.
Sir Christopher went on to review deeds among his muniments showing that the Guises had held their Gloucestershire estates since the thirteenth century.
The roll, written in Latin, was found among the Throckmorton muniments at Coughton Court, Warwickshire.
The catalogs in the muniments room of Christie's can also reveal additional consignors.
In the Wollaton Hall manuscript of Aspremont (Nottingham, Muniments Rooms of the University, ms.