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Manorial Rights of the Seignory or Seignorial Rights

There are many Rights that a Fief Seigneur owns as a result of being the Lord of the Fief.

Other Customs: The Prior of Lihou owes a Dinner Each Year to the tenants of the Fief Thomas Blondel. Reference: https://archive.org/stream/reporttransa619091912guer/reporttransa619091912guer_djvu.txt


  1. Ireland Rights Foreshore Lakes, Rivers and Sea - Reference under King James
  2. Fracking and Minerals -  Lords of the Manor, Mineral Rights and Fracking by Ten Old Square ... https://issuu.com/keithplowman/docs/lords_fracking  Sep 3, 2013 - Paul Stafford's article on the rights of Lords of the Manor to the spoils of fracking in the UK.
  3. Manorial Rights - Parliament and Land Registration Act 
  4. News about Manorial Rights https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-30191274 
  5. Mines and Minerals 
  6. Mineral Rights - https://www.countrylife.co.uk/property/country-houses-for-sale-and-property-news/need-to-know-mines-or-minerals-and-owning-land-18026
  7. Solicitors who specialize in sales of rights 
  8. Feudal Law Article 1933
  9. Irish Mineral Rights - https://www.stephens-scown.co.uk/specialist-sectors/mining-minerals-and-waste/negotiating-uk-mineral-licensing-minefield/ 
  10. Types of Barons http://mctiernan.com/barexp.htm
  11. Private Courts www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-guernsey-27962557 
  12. Land https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/jul/26/ground-rents-aristocrats-shell-firms-among-those-making-millions 
  13. Wind Farms and Bays https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2015/06/04/ancient-property-laws-must-be-respected-despite-foreshore-gift/ 
  14. Coinage www.coinsweekly.com/en/Archive/The-coins-of-the-Channel-Island-of-Guernsey/8?&id=743&type=a 
  15. Foreshore - High and Low Tide Lands - https://www.jerseylaw.je/publications/jglr/PDF%20Documents/JLR1006_Falle.pdf 
  16. Seaweed www.bahs.org.uk/AGHR/ARTICLES/14n2a4.pdf 
  17. SeaSted SeaBed - Shoreline Disputes https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2015/05/28/queens-foreshore-gift-could-cost-islanders-millions-warns-advocate/ 
  18. Fishing "droits de pecherie" - On Shorlines and inside territory.
  19. Common Areas and Underground: https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2016/04/25/car-park-drains-work-needs-permission-of-the-seigneur/ 
  20. Droits de Chasse (Hunting Rights) Reference 
  21. Water and Streams
  22. Emoluments
  23. Annuities or revenues
  24. Dignities
  25. Homage
  26. Colombier or Dovecote Rights - Fief Blondel has the Famous Colombier House in its district.
  27. Air & Cellular Rights - Based on Devecote Rights of Air and Sky.
  28. Flattery
  29. Soil https://www.jerseylaw.je/publications/jglr/Pages/JLR0806_Falle.aspx 
  30. Champarts of wheat
  31. Bows
  32. Suit to the royal court - Some Seigneurs participate each year.
  33. Treasure - See Law Review Article from Plymouth - See: General rights to Wreck and Treasure 
  34. The lord is further entitled to the Escheat of the real estate of tenants dying without heirs, or convicted of crimes involving death or banishment, and in some instances - by special grant from the Crown - to the goods and chattels of convicts.
  35. and all other rights and seigneurial uses belonging to or belonging to the said Fief, without exception or reservation whatsoever.
  36. Seigneurial Rights Jersey & Guernsey Law Review – June 2008 - THE CUSTOMARY LAW IN RELATION TO THE FORESHORE (1) - Richard Falle & John Kelleher https://www.jerseylaw.je/publications/jglr/Pages/JLR0806_Falle.aspx 
  37. Jersey & Guernsey Law Review – June 2010 - THE CUSTOMARY LAW IN RELATION TO THE FORESHORE (2) - Richard Falle and John https://www.jerseylaw.je/publications/jglr/Pages/JLR1006_Falle.aspx 
  38. Some Fiefs have rights can sell for up to 64,000 dollars in 1987 - https://www.upi.com/Archives/1987/10/25/Lordships-at-bargain-basement-prices/1943562132800/ 
  39. Advice on Owning a Lordship: https://jvbq.wordpress.com/2017/02/08/advice-on-buying-manorial-lordships/ 
  40. Manorial Rights Registration www.mondaq.com/uk/x/300978/agriculture+land+law/Mind+your+manors+registration+of+manorial+rights+over+your+land