Sentence Examples with the word landholder

This inquest was made by the writ Quo Warranto, by which each landholder was invited to show the charter or warrant in which his claims rested.

It was his business to take care of the sheep which belonged to a rich landholder by the Ettrick Water.

It is said to have been founded about 1665 by a powerful landholder named Azim Khan, who owned large estates in this part of the country.

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Every inhabitant is a small landholder and cultivates sufficient rice and other necessaries for the support of his family.

Defended her against feudal robbers; and she supported him in his struggles against the nobles, making him, moreover, by his sons marriage with the heiress of Aquitaine, the greatest and richest landholder of the kingdom.

The annual government demand, like the succession duty in England, is universally the first liability on the land; when that is satisfied, the registered landholder has powers of sale or mortgage scarcely more restricted than those of a tenant in fee-simple.

Another great Domesday landholder was William Peverel, the historic founder of Peak Castle, whose vast possessions were known as the Honour of Peverel.

The greatest landholder in Derbyshire at the time of the Domesday Survey was Henry de Ferrers, who owned almost the whole of the modern hundred of Appletree.

Before the Conquest he accompanied Tostig on a pilgrimage to Rome (1061); and at that time was a landholder in Cumberland.

From taluk, district, and dar, holding), the name of (1) an official in the state of Hyderabad, India, equivalent to magistrate and collector, and (2) a landholder with peculiar tenures in various parts of India, particularly in Oude (see United Provinces).