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MANORIAL RIGHTS: Title challenge

21 January 2011  

Paul Stafford explains why those who hold a manorial title, or those who challenge it, must examine the foundations on which the particular title stands

Manorial law continues to be a distinct and significant branch of the English law of property.

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Baxendale v Instow Parish Council [1982] Ch 14

    Crown Estate Commissioners v Roberts [2008] EWHC 1302

    Delacherois v Delacherois (1864) 11 HLC 62

    Doe d Clayton v Williams (1843) 11 M&W 803

    Re Holliday [1922] 2 Ch 698

    Merttens v Hill [1901] 1 Ch 842

    Morris v Smith and Paget (1585) Cro. Eliz. 38

    Rooke v Lord Kensington (1856) 2 K & J 753

    Simpson v Attorney General [1904] AC 476