Sentence Examples

  • Up to 1861, the date of the emancipation, the peasant serfs had been under the patrimonial jurisdiction of their lords.
  • On the breaking up of the gardes du corps Biran retired to his patrimonial inheritance of Grateloup, near Bergerac, where his retired life preserved him from the horrors of the Revolution.
  • Serfdom was abolished in 1807; but the liberated peasants received no allotments of land, and the old patrimonial jurisdictions were retained.
  • But no Eastern state advanced beyond the condition generally characterized as the " patrimonial," - i.e.
  • By the statement that the kingdoms which succeeded the Roman Empire were organized on the patrimonial basis (i.e.