from The Century Dictionary.
- To grant again.
- noun The act of granting again; a new or fresh grant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To grant back; to grant again or anew.
- noun The act of granting back to a former proprietor.
- noun A renewed of a grant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb transitive To
grant(something) again or in a different way.
- noun The act of
grantingback to a former proprietor.
- noun A
renewalof a grant.
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He complains to the Queen about one of the more aggressive governors and helps get him sacked; he helps institute a revised version of "surrender and regrant" in Connacht in 1585; and he warns London against too much innovation in policy.
Instead, he argues that if the Henry VIII/Anthony St Leger policy of "surrender and regrant" had been consistently applied, Ireland could have been integrated into the Tudor realms without much more difficulty than Wales or the far north of England, with the Gaelic chieftains converted to loyal-ish subjects rather than fractious objects of military adventure.
(The idea was that they would surrender their ancient claims to their land to the King, and he would then regrant them their territory and give them peerages; there were also usually provisions about adopting English dress and customs.)
ALFONSO III was obliged to make a sweeping regrant of the Privileges of Union (1287), the so-called Magna Carta of Aragon.
By the above record, which is a regrant of the Strathnaver lands by
And the general process of confiscation and regrant of lands was vigorously carried out.
There was a partial regrant of advantageous conditions in the early part of the reign of
The conquest by William of Normandy through the wholesale confiscation and regrant of lands, and through his military arrangements, brought about an almost sudden development and spread of feudalism in England, and it was rapidly systematized and completed in the reigns of his two sons.
When a tenant had died it was in the meeting of the manor court that his successor obtained a regrant of the land.
The State of California does hereby recede and regrant unto the United States of America the tracts embracing what is known as the