Definition of Socages

1. socage [n] - See also: socage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Socages

sobornost
sobornost'
sobralia
sobre-vest
sobrieties
sobriety
sobriquet
sobriquets
sobs
soc
soc.
soca
socage
socager
socagers
socages (current term)
socaloin
socas
socca
soccage
soccages
soccer
soccer-ball
soccer ball
soccer field
soccer fields
soccer mom
soccer mum
soccer mums

Literary usage of Socages

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1. The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond, Monk of St. Edmundsbury: A Picture of by Jocelin de Brakelond, Jocelin, Lionel Cecil Jane, Francis Aidan Gasquet (1907)
"... held in the same township of St. Edmund ; and a charter of the abbot and monastery for the socages of Rougham, which the lady Rohesia de ..."

2. The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond, Monk of St. Edmundsbury: A Picture of by Jocelin de Brakelond, Jocelin, Francis Aidan Gasquet (1907)
"... held in the same township of St. Edmund ; and a charter of the abbot and monastery for the socages of Rougham, which the lady Rohesia de ..."

3. The Charters of the Duchy of Lancasterby Lancaster, Eng. (Duchy), Lancaster (England : Duchy)., William Hardy, Great Britain by Lancaster, Eng. (Duchy), Lancaster (England : Duchy)., William Hardy, Great Britain (1845)
"towns, manors, socages ... honors, lordships, towns, manors, socages, bailiwicks, wapentakes, lands, and tenements, and other possessions aforesaid, ..."

4. Britton by Francis Morgan Nichols (1865)
"... or ot our socages, or ot our fee farms, in that case the custody of the bodies of such heirs during their tender age shall remain with us, ..."

5. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Edward Christian (1807)
"... rent: and the tenure, instead of knight-service, would have then been of another kind, called socageS of which we shall speak in the next chapter. ..."

6. The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond by Jocelin, Ernest Clarke (1907)
"The writing I have alluded to was the following:— These are the churches of the manors and socages of the ABBOT : The church of Melford is worth forty ..."

7. The Industrial and Commercial History of England: (Lectures Delivered to the by James Edwin Thorold Rogers, Arthur George Liddon Rogers (1892)
"... it became in the end the object of those who held land under the honoured form of knight service, to level their estates down to that of the socages, ..."

8. The History of the Common Law of England: And An Analysis of the Civil Part by Matthew Hale (1820)
"... and scattered almost through all the kingdom, in a little time they introduced A PARITY, in the succession of lands of OTHER tenures ; as socages, ..."

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