attornamentum

attornamentum
Same as attornment.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Attornment — At*torn ment, n. [OF. attornement, LL. attornamentum. See {Attorn}.] (Law) The act of a feudatory, vassal, or tenant, by which he consents, upon the alienation of an estate, to receive a new lord or superior, and transfers to him his homage and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attorn — The process of transferring allegiance and homage from one lord to another. It was also used when land changed lords and the tenants who went with the land agreed to transfer all services and dues. The Latin form was attornamentum. [< OldFr.… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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