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Again, a numerous class are described by some name indicating that they hold only a dwellinghouse, or at least that their holding of land is but slight. These are generally spoken of as cotters. SEAL, WITH REPRESENTATION OF A MANOR HOUSE. ) All these tenants hold land from the lord of the manor and make payments and perform services in return for their land. The free tenants most commonly make payments in money only. At special periods in the year they give a certain number of shillings or pence to the lord.

The approval of the city authorities was frequently sought for such new statutes as well as for the original ordinances, and in many towns appears to have been necessary. The rules provided for officers and their powers, the time and character of meetings, and for a considerable variety of functions. These varied of course in different trades and in different towns, but some characteristics were almost universal. Provisions were always either tacitly or formally included for the preservation of the monopoly of the crafts in the town.

III, No. 5, is devoted entirely to manorial documents. DISCUSSIONS OF THE ORIGIN OF THE MANOR The question of the origin of the mediæval manorial organization, whether it is principally of native English or of Roman origin, or hewn from still other materials, although not treated in this textbook, has been the subject of much interest and discussion. One view of the case is the thesis of Seebohm's book, referred to above. Other books treating of it are the following:— Earle, John: Land Charters and Saxonic Documents, Introduction.

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