Muniment


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Muniment

A document proving ownership. A muniment may simply be the title to a property; on the other hand, a muniment may be another document, such as a death certificate, indicating that title has passed to another person.
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The most credible of James's revolutionaries--actually, the only one-is Paul Muniment.
Vetch, who also loves Hyacinth, comes to plead with her to "get the boy out of his muddle" (2:244), she simply stonewalls until Vetch proposes to go directly to Muniment.
Warner, Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments, 165.
32) However, thanks to a long-running dispute between the lords of Fyvie and neighbouring Gight over the 'lands of Ardlogie and mill thereof, a different story can be gleaned from the Fyvie muniments.
Report of John Rogers," July 12, 1758, in Dalhousie Muniments, item 2/59, (microfilm, DL); Hugh Waddell to Forbes, July 21, 1758, in Headquarters Papers of Forbes, reel 2, item 407 (microfilm, DL).
In 1881, Warner published The Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments of Alleyn's College of God's Gift at Dulwich.
During the civil war the window was taken out just in time and buried in an early oak muniments chest and then restored and put back in place in more peaceful times.
When asked what power he had or has over the lady Christian, he said that he had and has the power to disinherit her from the major part of her lands and tenements, and, unless she would consent to marry Sir Thomas, he would disinherit her forever from the dower and jointure which she had from his brother, Sir Robert Haryngton, because she Christian had no deeds, writings, or other muniments to show for those lands and tenements which were solely within his jurisdiction .
I was most impressed with her use of forty-one private archives used in her research--such as the Carnock and Plean muniments, the Curle collection, Pitreavie papers, Pittenweem writs, Sinclair of Mey muniments, and Swinton muniments.
Warner, Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments of Alleyn's College of God's Gift at Dulwich (London: Spottiswoode, 1881), 137, 138-39, 141.
Both scholars were exemplary trawlers in London muniments and libraries but somewhat misguided on practical matters of provincial playing.
The Murthly Hours--so called because it lay for many years among the muniments of Murthly Castle, Perthshire--is a manuscript of the late thirteenth century, consisting of several distinct sections which were first bound together in the medieval period.