In 1547 the council ventured to recommend a minister to the freeholders of Kent.
The county franchise was in the hands of the freeholders, who were few in number.
Nobody but freeholders could then exercise the suffrage in Virginia.
He gave his legions their eternal station, And made them all freeholders of the nation.
The inhabitants were freeholders, which is not very usual in Chile.
The Revolution of 1688 confined power to the aristocracy of freeholders.
"We are all freeholders," writes Edward Hilton home to England.
In extents of manors socmen are often distinguished from freeholders.
How can we account for the occurrence of regular 'shareholding' among the freeholders?
Freeholders or owners of real estate only had the privilege of voting at this period.