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Definition of Common

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Common :

A *profit à prendre enjoyed by a number of landowners over *common land. A right of common may be *appurtenant, in gross (i.e. independent of any *dominant tenement), or pur cause de vicinage (“by reason of neighbourhood”: the right to allow animals grazing common land to stray onto adjoining common land). They generally comprise rights of pasture (grazing), piscary (fishing), turbary (rare; a right to take turf), ferae naturae (A right to take animals), *estovers, etc., and unless they exist in gross are usually limited to the reasonable needs of the dominant tenements.

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  • Article Name: Common
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Common In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Common : A *profit à prendre [...]

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