Most former electors and every leaseholder and every copyholder were now excluded.
The free tenant was neither a yearly tenant, nor a leaseholder.
Normally he is a leaseholder, sometimes for life, more usually for a period of years ranging from twenty-one to eighty.
Another fashion in which grievous injustice to the leaseholder can be done is frequently illustrated.
This did not suit a certain Major Thornhill, a relative and leaseholder, and thereupon a pretty plot was hatched.
The interest of the customary tenant, therefore, virtually depreciated to the level of that of a leaseholder.