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lord of the manor

Definición de lord of the manor en inglés:

The owner of a manor house (formerly the master of a feudal manor).
Example sentences
  • After the Norman Conquest the system of feudal landholding required the lord of the manor to provide a court for his tenants.
  • By the Statute of Merton the lord of the manor or other owner of a village was allowed to enclose waste land for his own use only if he left adequate pasture for the villagers.
  • This was a tax paid to the lord of the manor when an animal had been sold by its owner.
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