Legal Definition and Related Resources of Commendation

Meaning of Commendation

In feudal law, the act by which the owner of land placed himself and his land under the protection of a lord, thereby constituting himself his vassal or feudal tenant . The act of praising or recommending.

Commendation Alternative Definition

In feudal law. Commendation was where an owner of land placed himself and his land under the protection of a lord, so as to constitute himself his vassal or feudal tenant. Commendation, and the grant of beneficia or feuds, were the two principal modes by which the feudal system was established. See 1 Stubbs, Const. Hist. 153.

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