Definition of Burgage. Meaning of Burgage. Synonyms of Burgage

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Definition of Burgage

Burgage
Burgage Burg"age, n. [From Burg: cf. F. bourgage, LL. burgagium.] (Eng. Law) A tenure by which houses or lands are held of the king or other lord of a borough or city; at a certain yearly rent, or by services relating to trade or handicraft. --Burrill.

Meaning of Burgage from wikipedia

- Burgage is a medieval land term used in Great Britain and Ireland, well established by the 13th century. A burgage was a town ("borough" or "burgh") rental...
- surrounding prebendary properties Burgage was north of the cathedral, around Burgage Green, traditionally hosting burgage properties Hightown was to the...
- of new houses set on equal-sized plots of land - burgage plots. At the opposite end of the burgage plot there is often a back lane which gives the original...
- rotten boroughs. Burgage boroughs In these 29 boroughs, the right to vote was attached to ownership of certain properties known as burgageswhoever owned...
- po****tion, the borough was organised with a burgage franchise, meaning that the inhabitants of designated houses (burgage tenements) had the right to vote. From...
- house currently has an attractive, 18th-century facade, it originated as a burgage tenement. In addition, behind the house, evidence of a kiln has been unearthed...
- medieval village running parallel to the main street at the other end of the Burgage plots. There may be a back lane on each side of the main street which together...
- houses were demolished, and the bridges at Humphreystown, Baltyboys, and Burgage blown up, in anti****tion of the flooding of the valley for the Poulaphouca...
- Wicklow, Ireland. St. Mark's Cross is presently located at the south wall of Burgage cemetery, Blessington, 600 m (660 yd) west of the River Liffey. St. Mark's...
- to the public. Rothe House is the only remaining example of a complete burgage plot in Ireland, and considered to be nationally significant because of...