Lat Fealty, (q. v.)Fidelitas. De nnllo tenemento, quod tenetur ad terminum, fit homagii; fit tamen indefidelitatis sacramentnm. Co.Litt. 070. Fealty. For no tenement which Is held for a term is there the oath of homage,but there is the oath of fealty.

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