Sentence Examples with the word BOOKLAND

In opposition to it bookland appears as landownership derived from royal privilege.

Thane Wallaf has to be relieved from fiscal exactions when his estate is converted from folkland into bookland (c.o.

In ealdorman Alfred's will the testator disposes freely of his bookland estates in favour of his sons and his daughter, but to a son who is not considered as rightful offspring five hides of folkland are left, provided the king consents.