DOMINIUM DIRECTUM

Definition of DOMINIUM DIRECTUM in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DOMINIUM DIRECTUM

In the civil law. Strict ownership: that which was founded on strict law, as distinguished from equity. In later law. Property without use; the right of a landlord. Tayl. Civil Law 478. In feudal law. Right or proper ownership; —the right of a superior or lord, as distinguished from that of his vassal or tenant. The title or property which the sovereign in England is considered as possessing in all the lands of the kingdom, they being holden either immediately or mediately of him as lord paramount.

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