Primer seizin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Primer seizin (Feudal Law) the right of the king, when a tenant in capite died seized of a knight's fee, to receive of the heir, if of full age, one year's profits of the land if in possession, and half a year's profits if the land was in reversion expectant on an estate for life; -- now abolished.
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