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Landed property or landed estates is a real estate term that usually refers to a property that generates income for the owner without the owner having to do the actual work of the estate. In Europe, agrarian landed property typically consisted of a manor, several tenant farms, and some privileged enterprises such as a mill. Modern landed property often consists of housing or industrial land, generating income in the form of rents or fees for services provided by facilities on the land, such as port facilities. The Duke of Westminster, one of the UK's richest people, derives much of his wealth from property in what is now central London. Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... // Use of the term The concept of property or ownership has no single or universally accepted definition. ... Generic plan of a mediaeval manor; open-field strip farming, some enclosures, triennial crop rotation, demesne and manse, common woodland, pasturage and meadow Manorialism or Seigneurialism describes the organization of rural economy and society in medieval western and parts of central Europe, characterised by the vesting of legal and economic... A tenant (from the Latin tenere, to hold), in legal contexts, holds real property by some form of title from a landlord. ... The term mill, depending on context, can refer to: Mill (factory) – a place of business for making articles of manufacture; e. ... Sir Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, KG, OBE, TD, DL (born 22 December 1951), is the son of Robert George Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster, and his wife Hon. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ...


Landed property was a key element of feudalism, and freed the owner for other tasks, such as government administration, military service, the practice of Law or religious practices. Roland pledges his fealty to Charlemagne; from a manuscript of a chanson de geste. ... Various religious symbols Religion is a system of social coherence based on a common group of beliefs or attitudes concerning an object, person, unseen being, or system of thought considered to be supernatural, sacred, divine or highest truth, and the moral codes, practices, values, institutions, and rituals associated with such...


In later times, the dominant role of landed estates as a basis of public service faded. Development of manufacturing and commerce created capitalist means of obtaining income, but ordinarily demanding the attention of the owner; at roughly the same time, governments began imposing taxes to fund government bureaus and the military so that people of talent could perform government services for salaries without need for the proceeds of ownership of farmland. Parts of the United States of America, typically New England and Pennsylvania, never had a landed aristocracy, so their armed forces and government agencies could never be organized on the basis of a landed aristocracy. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In economics, a capitalist is someone who owns capital, presumably within the economic system of capitalism. ... The French word bureau, which originally referred to an office, can in English refer to: a sort of desk with drawers, such as a writing table or a pedestal desk the Bureau Mazarin is a 17th century desk form named after Cardinal Mazarin a public office or government agency the... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... -1...


Exactions through taxation to support armies and navies or government bureaus with a civil service typically proved less onerous[citation needed] than the exactions of absentee landlords who maximized income through the oppression of the peasantry; where the government practiced the separation of church and state, as in America and, later France after the 1789 revolution (and other countries afterwards), churches could survive only through voluntary contributions from the membership. A civil servant or public servant is a civilian career public sector employee working for a government department or agency. ... Categories: 1911 Britannica | Historical stubs | Feudalism ... The separation of church and state is a political doctrine which states that the institutions of the state or national government should be kept separate from those of religious institutions. ... The French Revolution (1789–1799) was a pivotal period in the history of French, European and Western civilization. ...


The last large exemplar of the principle of a landed aristocracy as a basis of rule, Russia under the Romanov dynasty, literally died in the Bolshevik Revolution. The House of Romanov (Рома́нов, pronounced ) was the second and last imperial dynasty of Russia, which ruled Muscovy and the Russian Empire for five generations from 1613 to 1762. ... Leaders of the Bolshevik Party and the Communist International, a painting by Malcolm McAllister on the Pathfinder Mural in New York City and on the cover of the book Lenin’s Final Fight published by Pathfinder. ...


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Feudalism Roland pledges his fealty to Charlemagne; from a manuscript of a chanson de geste. ...


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Transferring an Estate in Land (1594 words)
The person who held the estate in that land would then proceed to transfer possession of a clump of the dirt taken from that land to the transferee.
After the grant from the crown of land, and letters patent issued thereof, every instrument affecting the land or any part thereof shall be adjudged fraudulent and void against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for valuable consideration without actual notice, unless the instrument is registered before registration under which the subsequent purchaser or mortgagee claims.
At time two A grants an estate in fee simple in that land to C. Like B, C also acquires possession of a document that is a deed evidencing the acquisition of the estate in land.
The K-Zone: Estate in land (321 words)
An `estate in land' is an interest in land that is endowed with certain rights and obligations, and carries a right to occupy or receive the benefit of the land.
There are also proprietary interests that fall short of being estates - mortgages, easements, franchises, etc. It is not always easy to distinguish an estate (particularly a lease) from a lesser form of interest, and courts are often called upon to make rulings in such cases (see: LeaseOrLicence).
Land belonging directly to the Crown is not, technically, a freehold estate in land: the term `freehold' denotes land historically granted by the Crown to a private citizen (see DemesneLandOfTheCrown for the techicalities).
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