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TITULARS OF ERECTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Persons who in Scotland, after the Reformation, obtained grants from the crown of the monasteries and priories then erected into temporal lordships. Thus the titles formerly held by the religious houses, as well as the property of the lands, were conferred on these grantees, who were also called “lords of erection” and “titulars of the teinds.” Bell.


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