There is good reason to believe that impartible inheritance was imposed on tenants by manorial administrations and did not originate in peasant choice.(63) Dyer shows that on the estates of the Bishop of Worcester partible inheritance predated impartibility
and heavy serfdom, and that partible inheritance was commonly practised among free tenants in the Midlands.(64) Additionally, when possible, customary tenants seem to have formulated partible strategies, accumulating extra pieces of land to pass on to non-inheriting sons to ensure they would not be completely landless.(65)
For the author, the rule of impartibility
came first, the separate interests of the kin second.
 Without foundation, and unconditionally medial, such impartibility
makes the fragments of history, language, and the history of language "recognizable" in the first place.
"Title Deeds" on the basis of computerised records should be granted to landowners and land reform laws, concerning impartibility
of subsistence and economic holdings and ownership ceilings should be repealed.
The inheritance law of 1773, limiting the portions granted to secondary heirs within the prevailing system of impartibility
, was in turn designed to create such "expendable" persons.