First published in 1971. The class of whom these pages treat were those who held their lands ' by serjeanty, ' that is, by the performance of some specified service, either at all times or in time of war. We may now turn to those serjeanties which can be traced back to the time of the Domesday Survey. Several of them will be dealt with, in detail, in this volume.

chapter I|20 pages


chapter II|14 pages

Serjeanty & Knight-Service

chapter III|17 pages

Some features of Serjeanty

chapter IV|216 pages

The King's Household

chapter V|50 pages

The King's Sport

chapter VI|101 pages

Coronation Services