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French Doors: Why They are Called Such (Part 2)

The roots of French doors could be traced back to 16th to17th century when France was at war with Italy, which had been experience. After victories by the French over the Italians, the former brought along with them some Renaissance artworks as well as some Renaissance architectural ideas. Since the Renaissance style focuses on proportion and symmetry and places emphasis on light, the French incorporated this form and pattern on their doors. The French found out that a window-like door -- with glass panes extending for most of its length-- provides a perfect sense of regularity, proportion and illumination. This was a perfect setup for that time, since humans have yet to discover and generate electricity for household consumption. This means that even by the day, a house may become dimly lit. French doors and windows were seen as the perfect solution for this problem. Not only that French doors and windows allow more light to come into a room, they are also provide elegance and beauty, thus adding to the aesthetics of a single house.A couple of history essay says that French doors were originally made from wood and wrought iron for added style. At first, individual glasses were embedded into the structure, which enables light to pass through unlike solid materials. French doors of today are made from a variety of materials like wood, PVC or aluminium. Whatever material a French door is made from, it does not lessen the fact that such door is practical and stylish. Read the first part at:

French Doors: Why They are Called Such (Part 1)

As students, we may have been writing history essay about a number of people, places and events. However, history is not only limited people, places and events, but also to some objects we see in our daily lives. Some of these are French doors.Have you ever wondered why French doors are called such?A French door, also known as a French window, is a light door that has rectangular glass panes extending its full length. It is a very common as well as popular door since they provide additional illumination into a room and also enhances the overall appearance of a house.Continue reading at:

A Quick Glimpse of Real Estate in English History Part II

All of these changed during the Norman conquest of England in 1066, a favourite topic for history essay writing. William the Conqueror claimed ultimate possession of almost all the land in England by the right of conquest. William then made huge land grants to either his Norman officers or to English lords who recognised him as king. The king inked an agreement with the lords for a large chunk of land, giving birth to the feudal system. A lord would then sign a contract with commoners to sub-grant the lands. Rules of feudal law relating to the rights and obligations of lords and tenants can be read in the 1215 Magna Carta, another favourite topic for history essay writing.The system transformed in 1290, when the Statute Quia Emptores was acted to allow tenants to sell their land rights without requiring the consent of the lord. All kinds of socage were then cut and replaced with free and common variety. From 1290 to the rule of Henry VIII, however, there is no statute dealing with real estate. Three pertinent statutes were passed during the reign of Henry VIII, the effects of which continue to this day. A key statute was enacted in 1925, known as Law of Property Act 1925, dealing primarily with the transfer of property by lease and deed. It was amended and replaced by the Land Registration Act 2002.It would not take reading history or anthropology essays just to understand the concept of real estate in the UK. All one needs if proper understanding of the how the system works.

A Quick Glimpse of Real Estate in English History Part I

Real 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]