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socage

the tenure of land by certain services particularly those of an agricultural nature (as opposed to military service). More generally, the freehold tenure of land.

SOCAGE, Eng. law. A tenure of lands by certain inferior services in husbandry, and not knight's service, in lieu of all other services. Litt. sect. 117.

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The knight was a member of the landed gentry, especially after the imposition of feudalism and socage tenure by the Normans after 1066.