Catalog

HISTORY OF GAVELKIND AND OTHER REMARKABLE CUSTOMS IN THE COUNTY OF KENT

Sandys, Charles


Item #: 5859

Pages: xvi, 352 pp.
Published: London; John Russell Smith; 1851. Reprinted in 1981.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, PROPERTY, UNITED KINGDOM

"Gavelkind was an ancient form of land tenure in Kent,England, predating the Norman Conquest. Although abolishedin 1925, it remains an interesting curiosity in the historyof English land law. This history by Sandys is thedefinitive study of the law and custom." Morris Cohen

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