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Freehold vs. Copyhold

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Freeholdnoun

The tenure of property held in fee simple for life.

Copyholdnoun

A former form of tenure in which the title deeds were a copy of the manorial roll.

Freeholdnoun

An estate held by a tenure of this type.

Copyholdnoun

A tenure of estate by copy of court roll; or a tenure for which the tenant has nothing to show, except the rolls made by the steward of the lord's court.

Freeholdverb

To dispense property in this way.

Copyholdnoun

a medieval form of land tenure in England; a copyhold was a parcel of land granted to a peasant by the lord of the manor in return for agricultural services

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Freeholdnoun

An estate in real property, of inheritance (in fee simple or fee tail) or for life; or the tenure by which such estate is held.

Copyhold

Copyhold was a form of customary land ownership common from the Late Middle Ages into modern times in England. The name for this type of land tenure is derived from the act of giving a copy of the relevant title deed that is recorded in the manorial court roll to the tenant; not the actual land deed itself.

Freeholdnoun

an estate held in fee simple or for life

Freeholdnoun

tenure by which land is held in fee simple or for life

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