585. Manorial land.

Apart from the Forest of Dean and certain other mining districts1, customary rights of working are mainly of importance in connection with manorial land2. If either lord or tenant is entitled to work mines3 or quarries4 in former copyhold land5 or in former customary freehold land6, it is by virtue of a special custom7. The tenant may only work mines or quarries in the waste if so entitled by custom, and the right of the lord of a manor to work mines or quarries in the waste may be varied by custom from that which he would enjoy under

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