fine rolls


fine rolls

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Fine Rolls — Rolls recording payments of money, i.e. fines, made to the king for charters, privileges, writs and pardons, for favours and grants, e.g. of land. Here fine is used in the sense of payment. These rolls also contain the appointments of sheriffs… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • fine rolls — See Oblate Rolls …   Black's law dictionary

  • Rolls — A class of documents used throughout medieval government. They were literally rolls of *parchment, going under a variety of names indicating their kind or which department of government generated them. Always in Latin, they were known… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Fine — A sum of money paid at the end of something, e.g. a set period of time, like the end of a lease, or on the death of the holder of land. Then the best beast might be paid to the lord with something to the incumbent priest, over and above regular… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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  • Rolls-Royce PLC — British manufacturer of aircraft engines and propulsion and power systems and, for much of the 20th century, a maker of luxury automobiles. Charles S. Rolls, a pioneer motorist and aviator, and Henry Royce, an engineer and carmaker, incorporated… …   Universalium

  • Fine — This interesting surname is also found with variant spellings Fin and Fines. It is derived from the Old French fin meaning delicate, skilled or cunning; hence it originated as a nickname for a clever or elegant man. The ultimate origin is the… …   Surnames reference

  • Oblate Rolls — Chancery Rolls (1199 1641), called also Fine Rolls, containing records of payments to the king by way of oblate or fine for the grant of privileges, or by way of amercement for breach of duty …   Black's law dictionary

  • Letters Patent Rolls — [Lat. = Rotuli litterarum patentium] Rolls recording the letters patent issued under the *great seal, dealing with matters such as wardships, grants of land; the legal affairs of widows also came under this heading. The alienation of land was… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Close Rolls — Records of letters, mandates, and other writs of a private nature, which were addressed to individuals in the king s name and were closed, then sealed on the outside with the *great seal (hence close roll). Many of these would have been summonses …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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