Fiefdom

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A popular term for the quasi-autonomous ‘territory’ that a particular physician in a Balkanized organization (e.g., the faculty practice plan of an academic medical centre) considers to be his or her own
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quien ostentaria la propiedad ultima del bien entregado en feoffment o en trust?
The Franciscan friars, the feoffment to uses, and canonical theories of property enjoyment before 1535, The Journal of Legal History 10 (1989) 1-22.
but in such a way that the claimant must come within the three pleas first held after the feoffment, and must offer the seller as much as the buyer has proposed to give him.