Definition of Enfeoffed
1. Verb. (past of enfeoff) ¹
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Definition of Enfeoffed
1. enfeoff [v] - See also: enfeoff
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfeoffed
Literary usage of Enfeoffed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of the Borough of Leicester: Being a Series of Extracts from the by Mary Bateson, William Henry Stevenson, John Edward Stocks (1901)
"Letters patent of tiie Duke of Lancaster's executors certifying that t/ie Mayor and commonalty were enfeoffed of the manor of Wrangle. Box 15, No. 179'. ..."
2. Reports of Some Cases Adjudged in the Courts of the Lord Chancellor, Master by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Charles Purton Cooper (1841)
"when this ensues by reason that the defendant [that JB] enfeoffed the plaintiff to the use of the defendant, and so the plaintiff, in reason, ..."
3. The Reading Upon the Statute of Uses of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon, William Henry Rowe (1806)
"Where enfeoffed to an use, the king's tills related above the use, but a common person's not, ... Where Lord enfeoffed to the use of, the use arose not, 61. ..."
4. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1856)
"E. An ancient and now obsolete writ, which was issued when a man was enfeoffed of land with warranty, and then he was sued or impleaded in assize or other ..."
5. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"... or enfeoffed the obligee in payment. If a El. 716.— § 4. Or that the deft, agreed by indenture, to sell land to Bac. ..."
6. A Treatise on Copyhold, Customary Freehold, and Ancient Demesne Tenure: With by Henry Stalman, John Scriven (1846)
"But it should seem that if a copyholder be enfeoffed by the lord to the use of others, the copyhold interest will be preserved by the saving of the statute ..."
7. Reports of Cases Heard and Decided in the House of Lords on Appeals and by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1874)
"The convention is not a corporation ; it cannot be enfeoffed of lands ; it is an annual body, and meets by virtue of a commission, which exists only for the ..."