Some articles on private estates, private, estates:
... districts (barrios) and in some cases into royal and private estates (encomiendas) ... Due to excessive abuses committed by some grantees of private estates, the King of Spain prohibited in 1574 the awarding of private estates (encomiendas) ...
... the Heian period were distinguished from private lands of the estates (shōen), because the latter were immune from state taxation ... Before the rise of private estates, the only kind of lands were public lands maintained under the old civil administration ... With the rise of private estates called shōen, during the Heian period, public lands by no means disappeared in details, the public lands differed very little from private estates ...
Famous quotes containing the words estates and/or private:
“I hate the noise and hurry inseparable from great Estates and Titles, and look upon both as blessings that ought only to be given to fools, for tis only to them that they are blessings.”
—Mary Wortley, Lady Montagu (16891762)
“The highest panegyric, therefore, that private virtue can receive, is the praise of servants.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)