Understanding the Seigneurial System of Land

Michael J. Leclerc, CG
Oct 26, 2018
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Introduction
6m 47s
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Quebec System
5m 13s
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First Seigneurs
5m 57s
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The Intendant
4m 08s
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Seigneurial Responsibilities
2m 45s
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Cens et Rentes
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Rotures
5m 17s
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Seigneurial Notaires
6m 09s
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Feudal Abolition Act
5m 21s
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Where are the Records?
5m 53s
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Conclusion
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About this webinar

France introduced the feudal system of land tenure in the colonial era. This system remained in place for more than 200 years, not ending until the mid-nineteenth century. It was used by everyone in the province, not just the French. Learn how the system worked and where to find land records for your Quebec ancestors.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Michael J. Leclerc, CG is an internationally renowned genealogist. He has authored numerous articles for genealogy magazines and scholarly journals, and is a popular presenter at conferences and seminars around the world. Michael worked in a varie
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