Frank ferm

Definition of Frank ferm

In English law, a species of estate held in socage, said by Britton to be "lands and tenements whereof the nature of the fee is changed by feoffment out of chivalry for certain yearly services, and in respect whereof neither homage, ward, marriage, nor relief can be demanded.” 2 Bl.Comm. 80.

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