(37) The differentiation into "'urban" and "rural" inhabitants is established by detailed analysis of the successive surveys and rentals and the surrenders and admissions of copyhold
tenements in the court rolls in HL, HAM, Box 25, folders 3-4, 9, and 11.
The online revision of the MDR is aimed not just at lawyers and copyhold
tenants, but also at undergraduate and postgraduate students, professional and amateur historians, archivists and archaeologists.
They also endorsed Dudley's proposal to enfranchise copyholds
for land at three years' annual value.
is described by Gray as `a villein tenement new-made'.
The statute did not list copyhold
interests, which were used to transfer Church property in Heydon's Case.
Byrd, however, affected to demise the copyhold
to Caswell, who assigned his interest to King:
commonest form of copyhold
for lives customary tenure in sixteenth century 7.
Villeinage and copyhold
farms were almost non-present in this region of Denmark in the first half of the 19th century, while more than 60% of the farmers on the eastern isles of Denmark were copyholders (Bjorn, 1988).
Mark," the godmother is weaving silk on a loom through her "whispering hands," a renewal of the sequence's movement toward "at-one-ment." This opening image is followed by an array of familiar motifs: "broochlight intermittent between the fronds" repeats the recurring image of light on leaves in the sequence; the chiming clock in the second stanza echoes the bells that resound throughout "An Apology"; the "copyhold
well-tinctured and well-tied" puns on the sacred well and dropping-well mentioned earlier; and the poem concludes with photographic images of the unmarried dead -- "lost delicate suitors," "virgin till they died" -- consistent with the sequence's marriage theme.
To the propertied, freedom and law were linked, their revolution was fought to establish absolute rights to property and to enable the transformation of copyhold
into leasehold, transmuting all customary land rights by enclosing commons, forests, fens.
One grisly aspect of the raid on the house in Copyhold
Lane was the discovery of a girlie magazine containing an article entitled The Hit Man's Holiday, the true story of a murder victim being dismembered to prevent identification.