tenantry


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tenants of an estate considered as a group

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a minority of the tenantry during the First half of the 19th century was
Northumberland's many treasures are also Grade-I listed, including the Canongate Bridge, the Tenantry Column and Bondgate Tower, all in Alnwick, a wealth of castles, including Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh, Berwick, Bothal, Callaly, Chillingham, Ford, Etal, Langley, Lindisfarne, Morpeth, Norham and Prudhoe.
where tenantry is unfavorable to freedom and independence of the
as a uniformly servile tenantry evolved by the early part of the sixth century" (118).
These date from the early nineteenth century, being at first an expression of landlord interest in promoting improved farming techniques among their tenantry, but nowadays driven by farmers themselves.
Hulne Priory lies just outside the town walls and other landmarks include the Hotspur Tower, Bondgate Tower and the Tenantry Column.
The Eyres had lost their estates a century earlier in the aftermath of the Great Famine (1845-48), a period during which an already decimated tenantry was unable to pay rent, with consequent effects on landowners particularly in the west of Ireland.
Irish land agents in the 1830s to 1860s have been primarily studied only as background characters in Irish history and are typically characterized as the alien, demonic tormenter to the tenantry.
Taking care directly of those members of the lower classes for whom he had an opportunity to care is not just a source of authentic pleasure but also in the interest of Alfred Dudley qua member of the 'upper class', for 'the prosperity of his tenantry must be the ultimate prosperity of himself (Ricardo Porter 1830: 183).
Lord Lathom is a fine, manly young fellow, standing about six feet, and is highly esteemed among the tenantry on the Lathom estates, whom he likes to visit quite informally, and at whose farmsteads he is always a welcome figure.
If the novel pays curiously little attention to the larger community Mansfield Park anchors as an estate, to the tenantry in particular, that is because the form of family life being re-shaped at Mansfield is the nuclear domestic family more associated with the rising middle class.
On the same occasion, his bewilderment grew as his father's business associates, actually a very nice and sympathetic Spanish family "spoke of their Spanish labourers and French tenantry, with no idea whatever respecting them but that, except as producers by their labour of money to be spent in Paris, they were cumberers of the ground" (35.
populated by an ostensibly compliant tenantry and a dependent workforce,
According to Butler, the Edgeworths were fascinated by the rural Catholic peasantry and tenantry.
Their personal authority thus derived from a mixture of formal office, private jurisdictions, the duty owed by the tenantry, and their acknowledged leadership of the large Scott surname and its allies.