Definitions for "Burgage"
Keywords:  borough, tenure, town, medieval, plot
A tenure by which houses or lands are held of the king or other lord of a borough or city; at a certain yearly rent, or by services relating to trade or handicraft.
A unit of property in a borough, generally comprising a house but not much appurtenant land, held for a money-rent and according to the more or less standard rules of burgage tenure. (Reynolds, Susan. An Introduction to the History of English Medieval Towns, 197) Related terms: Burgage Tenure
a tenure in royal burghs under nominal service of watching.
Keywords:  freehold, property
a freehold property