house boot

1) A liberty the tenant had to cut wood on the lord’s estate for building and repairing his house.

1240 ‘reasonable estover for burning, husbote and heybote’, Rawmarsh

1249 Et homines de predicta villa debent habere in predicto bosco Husbote et Haybote, Shipley

1488 housbote et haybote, Golcar. Examples occur regularly into the late sixteenth century: 1447 housbote … pro edificacione novarum domorum, Healaugh

1570 sufficient howisboyte for the repeyring of his house, Falhouse.

spellings housbote
dates 1240 1249 1447 1488 1570

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