An Elementary Treatise on Estates: With Preliminary Observation of the Quality of Estates, Volume 2

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J. & W.T. Clarke, 1827

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Page 407 - ... and for default of such issue to the Princess Anne of Denmark and the heirs of her body and for default of such issue to the heirs of the body of the said Prince of Orange.
Page 378 - First, concerning lands that many times are given upon condition, that is, to wit, where any giveth his land to any man and his wife, and to the heirs begotten of the bodies of the same man and his wife, with such condition expressed that if the same man and his wife die without heir of their bodies between them begotten, the land so given shall revert to the giver or his heir; in case also where one giveth lands in free marriage, which gift hath a condition annexed, though it be not expressed in...
Page 378 - ... where one giveth land to another and the heirs of his body issuing, it seemed very hard and yet seemeth to the givers and their heirs, that their will being expressed in the gift was not heretofore nor yet is observed. In all the cases aforesaid after issue begotten and...
Page 379 - King perceiving how necessary and expedient it should be, to provide remedy in the aforesaid cases, hath ordained that the will of the giver, according to the form in the deed of gift manifestly expressed, shall be from henceforth observed ; so that they to whom the land was given under such condition shall have no power to alien the...
Page 378 - In all the cases aforesaid after issue begotten and born between them, to whom the lands were given under such condition, heretofore such feoffees had power to aliene the...
Page 33 - ... shall extend to the disinheriting of any heir, nor to the prejudice of the right or title of any person or persons other than the right or title of the offender or offenders, during his, her, or their natural lives only; and that it shall be lawful to every person or persons to whom the right or interest of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, after the death of any such offender or offenders, should or might have appertained, if no such attainder had been, to enter into the same.
Page 189 - M., all the remainder and residue of all the effects, both real and personal, which I shall die possessed of.
Page 364 - ... remainder to the first and other sons of the marriage in tail male, remainder to the first and other...
Page 187 - Generally speaking, no common person has the smallest idea of any difference between giving a person a horse and a quantity of land ; common sense alone would never teach a man the difference...
Page 201 - ... the testator is thwarted; for ordinary people do not distinguish between real and personal property. The rule of law however is established and certain, that express words of limitation, or words tantamount, are necessary to pass an estate of inheritance. " All my estate" or " all my interest" will do ; but " all my lands lying in such a place,

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