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  • n. Plural form of burgage.

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Examples

  • If burgages are confirmed, it could knock another planned scheme on the head.

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  • The house of Girard of Lythwood, like so many of the merchant burgages of Shrewsbury, was in the shape of an L, the short base directly on the street, and pierced by an arched entry leading through to the yard and garden behind.

    The Heretic's Apprentice

  • Cadfael walked through the flowering orchard, very uneasy in his mind after the night's alarms, and continued downstream until he stood somewhere opposite the gardens of the burgages along the approach to the castle.

    The Sanctuary Sparrow

  • In the reign of Edward I. it included no fewer than seventy-four burgages; and the burgesses set such store by their privileges that they would not permit an inquisition to be taken by the jury of the county save in conjunction with a jury of their own.

    The Customs of Old England

  • The burgages erected numbered 168, each of which paid a ground rent of one shilling per annum into the royal exchequer.

    The Customs of Old England

  • Know ye that we have granted to all who may take burgages at Liverpool that they may have all the liberties and free customs in the town of

    The Customs of Old England

  • Normandy and Aquitaine, and Count of Anjou, to all his liegemen who would desire to have burgages at the town of Liverpool, greeting.

    The Customs of Old England

  • Liverpool which any free borough on the sea has in our land; and therefore we command that securely, and in our peace, you may come to receive and occupy our burgages.

    The Customs of Old England

  • He begged the committee to reflect, that an inconvenience would arife firom the liberty of fplicting freeholds in this mann6r, which could not pofiibly be felt in burgage boroughs; for whoever purchafed ten burgages out of one hundred, knew he had one. tenth part of the* intereft, and was aware what he had to contend with.

    Reports of the proceedings before select committees of the House of commons

  • Five of thefe burgages went by tfei jtetfrte 'of Farr's, biavmg been formerly fold

    Reports of the proceedings in committees of the House of Commons, upon controverted elections, heard and determined during the present Parliament ..

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