79. Lord of the manor.

79.     Lord of the manor.

The right of the lord of the manor to shoot or take game on the uninclosed waste land of the manor is a right which belongs to him by virtue of his ownership of the soil1. He may accordingly grant the right as a profit à prendre to another separately from the ownership of the soil2. Where, however, waste lands have been inclosed3 and have been allotted to the commoners as their freehold, prima facie the right of sporting belongs to them as incident to their property in