enfeoff

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enfeoff

to invest with possession of a freehold estate in land.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

TO ENFEOFF. To make a gift of any corporeal hereditaments to another. Vide Feoffment.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Recently there were differences between the language of the gold-leaf memorial by which enfeoffment was requested and the tally-slips and despatch note issued.
Envoy advises that as there were differences between the memorial requesting enfeoffment and the issued tally-slips, the king suspected his scribes of fraud.