What does BURGAGE mean?

BURGAGE meaning in General Dictionary

A tenure where houses or lands are held for the master or other lord of a borough or town at a certain annual lease or by solutions concerning trade or handicraft

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  • A tenure by which houses or places take place of master or other lord of a borough or city; at a specific yearly lease, or by services concerning trade or handicraft.

BURGAGE meaning in Law Dictionary

title anciently provided to a dwelling-house in a borough town. Blount


BURGAGE meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A tenure wherein homes or places take place of the king or other lord of a borough or city; at a specific annual rent, or by services relating to trade or handicraft.


Sentence Examples with the word BURGAGE

On the 9th of January 1405 he found time to attend a court at Higham Ferrers and be admitted to a burgage there.

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