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Mark Bailey

the growing preference among estate officials for processing land transfers through solicitors, further diminished the importance of the manor court as a form of jurisdiction and an historical source. In 1922 copyhold was abolished by the Property Act, which in 1936 was extended to any surviving manorial customs or incidents. A few manor courts survived into the twentieth century, such as Cockfield (Suffolk) which

in The English manor c.1200–c.1500
Samuel K. Cohn, Jr

debates of late medieval Italian history in the twentieth century. 55 The documents below give us an insight into the nature of this conflict, what was at stake politically, who was involved, what coalitions emerged in different city-states, and how the conflict differed from place to place and changed over time. We begin with Florence [23, 26, 28, 29] but present documents on armed conflict

in Popular protest in late-medieval Europe
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I. S. Robinson

except by his authority.’ 33 A generation later, in the light of his son Henry IV’s attempt to reconstruct his father’s control over the papacy, the adherents of Gregory VII would condemn Henry III for having ‘seized the tyranny of the patriciate’. 34 Twentieth-century commentators have questioned whether Henry III was motivated by considerations of power politics rather than of piety. In 1046 ‘Henry

in The Papal Reform of the Eleventh Century