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Serjeanty

English Law: Serjeanty in the Past

A species of service which cannot be due or performed from a tenant (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) to any lord but the king; and is either grand or petit serjeanty. [1]

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  1. Partialy, this information about serjeanty is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including serjeanty.

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Concept of Serjeanty

Traditional meaning of serjeanty [1] in the English common law history: A special kind of knight-service, held only of the King. Grand serjeanty: when the tenant was not bound to attend the King in wars, not liable to aid of escuage; but performed some particular military duty or honorary service ; see 2nd Book (“The Rights of Things”), Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England 73. Petty serjeanty: when the tenant held by annual render of some weapon or the like; in effect, like common socage; see 2nd Book (“The Rights of Things”), Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England 81; TENURE.

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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Serjeanty”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Serjeanty.

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  • Article Name: Serjeanty
  • Author: Willow Wright
  • Description: English Law: Serjeanty in the Past A species of service which cannot be due or performed from a tenant (see more about this [...]

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