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sasine

feudal possession of land in Scotland. Where this is not recorded in the LAND REGISTER, it is achieved by recording in the REGISTER OF SASINES.
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"The Sasines Register served Scotland well, until the new map-based regime came in to force in 1979."
Steel's experience, as that of the workers' co-op and civic endeavours, is compared to the overall pattern derived from Rodger's massive research into civic documents, like tax rolls, and the reams of feu-charters registered in the "sasines," or what might be called the feudal rolls.
This seems probable, since Chancellor Dunfermline was, with little difficulty, able to persuade the king to re-activate the Register of Sasines in the parliament of 1617.