lord of the manor


lord of the manor
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  • Lord of the Manor — The title of Lord of the Manor arose in the English mediaeval system of Manorialism following the Norman Conquest. The title Lord of the Manor is a titular feudal dignity which is still recognised today. Their holders are entitled to call… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord of the Manor — signifie seigneur du manoir en français. Manoir est à prendre comme une périphrase de fief. Le titre de Lord of the Manor prit son essor après la conquête normande de l Angleterre, dans un pays au pouvoir alors fort décentralisé, détenu en grande …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lord of the manor — the owner of a manor house (formerly the master of a feudal manor) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord of the Manor — noun A feudal title of the hereditary proprietor of a manor in manorialism; now largely ceremonial …   Wiktionary

  • lord of a manor — The grantee or owner of a manor …   Black's law dictionary

  • lord of a manor — The grantee or owner of a manor …   Black's law dictionary

  • lord of a manor — The proprietor or owner of a manor …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Lady of the manor — Lady La dy (l[=a] d[y^]), n.; pl. {Ladies} (l[=a] d[i^]z). [OE. ladi, l[ae]fdi, AS. hl[=ae]fdige, hl[=ae]fdie; AS. hl[=a]f loaf + a root of uncertain origin, possibly akin to E. dairy. See {Loaf}, and cf. {Lord}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A woman who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To the Manor Born — infobox television show name = To the Manor Born caption = Opening credits genre = Sitcom runtime = 30 minutes (1979 81) 60 minutes (2007) creator = Peter Spence starring = Penelope Keith Peter Bowles Angela Thorne John Rudling Daphne Heard… …   Wikipedia

  • Manor of Alverton — The Manor of Alverton was a former manorial estate located in Cornwall, UK. Contents 1 History 1.1 Relationship with Penzance 2 Lords of the Manor of Alverton 3 …   Wikipedia


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