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Author: Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657.
Title: The case of the tenants of the Mannor of Epworth in the isle of Axholm in the County of Lincoln.: Truly stated in brief by Lieu. Col. John Lilburn, and others of the free-holders there, on purpose to inform every man in the justice and equity of their case. And to prevent the many mis-informations of M. John Gibbons, and the drainers, and their participants.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The case of the tenants of the Mannor of Epworth in the isle of Axholm in the County of Lincoln.: Truly stated in brief by Lieu. Col. John Lilburn, and others of the free-holders there, on purpose to inform every man in the justice and equity of their case. And to prevent the many mis-informations of M. John Gibbons, and the drainers, and their participants.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657.

[London: s.n., 1651]
Subject terms:
Drainage -- Great Britain
Land tenure -- England
Epworth (England)
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A88160.0001.001

Contents
THE CASE OF THE TENANTS OF THE MANNOR of EPWORTH In the Isle of AXHOLM in the County of LINCOLN.
First, That they have made an improvement by draining the Wasts and Commons of the Mannor of Epworth, and that it will be a great prejudice to the Commonwealth, to suffer the improvement to be lost.
2. Tis Objected that the Drainers have spent a vast sum of money in draining the Commons of Epworth Mannor, and so ought in equity to enjoy some part of the Grounds for their satisfaction, though the Commoners have Common by grant, against which they could not have improved.