Riparies


Riparies
The rights to the fish in river, stream or pond was jealously guarded by those entitled to them. Freshwater fish were a valuable source of protein, and were eaten every Friday (a fast day). When water-mills are mentioned in deeds, notice was always taken of fishing rights. Meadows also had their fishing rights added into their value. [< Lat. ripa = a river bank] -

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  • Rights of common — There were five rights of common: of pasture; of *estovers; of *turbary; in the soil; and of Piscary. Cf. Riparies …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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