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- past participle of
- 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, chapter XII, The Abbot’s Troubles
- 1885, Dictionary of National Biography, Robert Monro
- […] while a minor he received a dispensation and special license from the king, dated 8 Jan. 1608, upon which by a precept from chancery he was infeft in all the lands possessed by his father on 26, 27, 28 and 29 April.
1980, Ann Morton, Gordon Donaldson, British National Archives and the Local Historian, Digitized edition, Historical Association, published 2008:
- Not only had a vassal to be infeft when a grant was made or confirmed: a successor had to be infeft when he took up his inheritance.