Answered By: Sheila Cornelisse
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2017     Views: 38

As stated in the Canadian Encyclopedia published through Historica Dominion, the Seigneurial system was "an institutional form of land distribution and occupation established in NEW FRANCE in 1627 and officially abolished in 1854."

The link to the actual site is http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/seigneurial-system

Here are a few other sites that may be of interest to you to get you started in your research:

http://www.dlc-ubc.ca/wordpress_dlc_mu/jeff1/files/2010/07/11-CRev-Seign.pdf

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/008004/f2/H-6_en.pdf

http://quebec.acadian-home.org/seigneural-systems.html

 

 

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