But in general, the power of the barons triumphed over that of the prince; and in many instances his dominion was entirely thrown off, and the great fiefs
were erected into independent principalities or States.
For the rest, sirs, I hope none here will deny my right to confer the fiefs of the crown upon the faithful followers who are around me, and ready to perform the usual military service, in the room of those who have wandered to foreign Countries, and can neither render homage nor service when called upon.''
``Front-de-B uf must prepare to restore his fief of Ivanhoe,'' said De Bracy, who, having discharged his part honourably in the tournament, had laid his shield and helmet aside, and again mingled with the Prince's retinue.
Great had been the rejoicing amid the Romsey nuns when the Lady Maude Loring had craved admission into their order--for was she not sole child and heiress of the old knight, with farms and fiefs
which she could bring to the great nunnery?
"Monsieur," said he, "you will go immediately, and take possession of the isle and fief
I thought they were the white geese given by Sainte-GeneviÃ¨ve to the city, for the fief
If one accepts the premise of agency theory, i.e., that corporations are actually groups of connected fiefs
, each fief
having its own interest and culture and view the firm differently, one can assume that managers will behave in such a way as to maximize their own profit and reputation, even at the expense of shareholders.
Le Raja, qui a inflige a Enyimba sa premiere defaite de la saison a domicile, reussit ainsi son 5 e succes a l'exterieur apres ceux realises dans les fiefs
de Nouadhibou, Zanaco zambien, ASEC ivoirien et CARA Brazzaville.
Public posturing aside, the chiefs of these family fiefs
from four states have joined forces not to counter the communal ones but to ensure their families remain relevant in an era when the electorate is throwing surprises in individual icons like Modi and Kejriwal.