Definition of Subfeuing
1. subfeu [v] - See also: subfeu
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Literary usage of Subfeuing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scots Revised Reports, [Court of Session]: Faculty Collection, 1807-1825 by Scotland Court of Session (1905)
"But the difference is clear. The Act 1457, c. 71, gave the right of subfeuing to all Crown vassals whatever; 12th February 1674, Huntly against ..."
2. The Principles of the Law of Scotland: In the Order of Sir G. Mackenzie's by John Erskine, George Mackenzie (1827)
"Under colour of this act, the power of subfeuing was assumed by the vassals of subject-superiors: But these were prohibited to ..."
3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"In Scotland, however, there was no permanent interruption of the legitimate system of subfeuing; and thus all descriptions of permanent estates could be ..."
4. Leading Cases in the Law of Scotland: Prepared from the Original Pleadings by George Ross (1850)
"... ever to extinguish all hopes the superior could have of a year's rent from a singular successor, and that by subfeuing the lands for a small feu-duty. ..."
5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From November 1825 to [20th July 1841] by John Tawse, F. Somerville, John Craigie, George Robinson, Scotland Court of Session, Charles Gordon Robertson, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Faculty of Advocates (Scotland) (1839)
"... for the purpose of keeping the whole streets thereof in good order. Porteous was further prohibited from subfeuing. or ..."
6. Conveyancing According to the Law of Scotland Being the Lectures of the Late by Allan Menzies (1863)
"It was a more efficient relief which was afforded by the practice of Sc subfeuing. The granting of a subaltern tenure was not regarded as an alienation, ..."