Sentence Examples


  • The report confirmed their exemption from military duty.
  • These included hereditary succession to tenements, exemption from sullage, the right to elect a reeve (praepositus) if the grantor thought one necessary and the right to marry without the lord's interference.
  • Bishops had no exemption (Diet.
  • They consisted mainly in exemption from public burdens, both as regarded person and pocket, and in immunity from lay jurisdiction.
  • Exemption was obtained from these incidences of feudalism by large payments to the Crown in return for charters covenanting that Malta should for ever be administered under the royal exchequer without the intervention of intermediary feudal lords.