A Quick Glimpse of Real Estate in English History Part IReal estate, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary Online, is the property consisting of land and the buildings on it. It could also refer to the profession of buying, selling, or renting land, buildings or housing. In history essay writing, tackling real estate as a business could be a very good topic to choose. Here is a quick glimpse of the real estate is the history of United Kingdom.Prior to 1066, land ownership in England is primarily contingent on possession. This means that if a person possesses a land, he owns it. If he found a land and no one else is claiming for it, he could keep it. Unlike today, there were neither police nor judicial courts to impose or take cognizance of a person's legal rights over a certain land or property.Article is created by writer of [hot link deleted by Zillow moderator. Please see our Good Neighbor Policy for posting guidelines]August 29 2012 - Manchester1YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.