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Definition of Yardland

Yardland
Yardland Yard"land`, n. (O. Eng. Law) A measure of land of uncertain quantity, varying from fifteen to forty acres; a virgate. [Obs.]

Meaning of Yardland from wikipedia

- The virgate, yardland, or yard of land (Latin: virgāta [terrae]) was an English unit of land. Primarily a measure of tax ****essment rather than area, the...
- century laws of Ine of Wes****, where the "yard of land" mentioned is the yardland, an old English unit of tax ****essment equal to ​1⁄4 hide. Around the same...
- ****essments until the end of the 12th century. The hide was divided into 4 yardlands or virgates. It was hence nominally equivalent in area to a carucate,...
- (International) sq yd ≡ 1 yd × 1 yd ≡ 0.83612736 m2 stremma   ≡ 1000 m2 = 1000 m2 township   ≡ 36 sq mi (US) ≈ 9.323994×107 m2 yardland   ≈ 30 ac ≈ 1.2×105 m2...
- and a half-yardland, and 78 others without houses holding land newly brought under cultivation, and 16 customary tenants holdingyardlands; the total...
- England, the land was reckoned in hides which were divided into four yardlands, later known as virgates. A ploughgate was the Scottish equivalent in...
- Lechlade. This may have been the same property as "Butler's Court", a 4-yardland estate which in 1304 had been granted by John de Bellew to John Butler...
- 65 tenants, of whom 41 were villeins, each holding between half and one yardland, and the rest were cottagers, each with about four acres. The number of...
- tenants according to the size of their holdings, at around 4–6 acres to the yardland. Around 1.5–2 acres went to each cottage in addition. The Crown also compensated...
- inhabitants earned their living through agriculture, grazing sheep on the 'yardlands' of common mead, helping make the Cotswolds the centre of the wool trade...
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