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  • Hence, francalenus, holding freely; frank aleu, frank dad, frank chamen, and so many other terms half Latin and half barbarian, which have so long composed the miserable patois spoken in France.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The seigniors themselves largely benefited by the capitalization in money of their old rights, and by the untrammelled possession of land held en franc aleu roturier.

    Lord Elgin

  • Measures were first passed better to facilitate the optional commutation of the tenure of lands en roture into that of franc aleu roturier, but they never achieved any satisfactory results.

    Lord Elgin

  • The seigniors themselves largely benefited by the capitalization in money of their old rights, and by the untrammelled possession of land held _en franc aleu roturier_.

    Lord Elgin

  • _franc aleu roturier_, but they never achieved any satisfactory results.

    Lord Elgin

  • We meet with other forms of tenure in the partition of land in the days of the French rĂ©gime -- for instance, _franc aleu noble_ and _franc aumone_ or _mortmain_, but these were exceptional grants to charitable, educational, or religious institutions, and were subject to none of the ordinary obligations of the feudal tenure, but required, as in the latter case, only the performance of certain devotional or other duties which fell within their special sphere.

    Lord Elgin

  • Some grants were also given in franc aleu roturier, equivalent to the English tenure of free and common socage, and were generally made for special objects. [

    Lord Elgin

  • Some grants were also given in _franc aleu roturier_, equivalent to the English tenure of free and common socage, and were generally made for special objects. [

    Lord Elgin

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