The English Reports: Chancery (including collateral reports) (1557-1865), Volume 33

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W. Green, 1903

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Page 291 - So it was early held that where a testator devised all his real and personal estate to his wife for life, and after her death to his son and...
Page 151 - ... to trustees to preserve contingent remainders ; remainder to the use of the...
Page 87 - It is ordered and adjudged by the lords spiritual and temporal in parliament assembled, that the said petition and appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House ; and that the said interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.
Page 518 - The question is, not, whether she knew what she was doing, had done, or proposed to do, but how the intention was produced : whether all that care and providence was placed round her, as against those, who advised her, which, from their situation and relation with respect to her, they were bound to exert on her behalf.
Page 306 - whether a demand connected with an illegal transaction is capable of being enforced at law, is whether the plaintiff requires the aid of the illegal transaction to establish his case. If the plaintiff cannot open his case without showing that he has broken the law, the court will not assist him, whatever his claim in justice may be upon the defendant.
Page 372 - The whole goes upon that; declarations in the family, descriptions in wills, descriptions upon monuments, descriptions in Bibles, and registry books, all are admitted upon the principle that they are the natural effusions of a party who must know the truth; and who speaks upon an occasion when his mind stands in an even position, without any temptation to exceed or fall short of the truth.
Page 485 - If the lord ousts his [copyhold] tenant he does him a wrong, for his tenant is as well inheritor to have the land to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor as any man is to have his lands at common law.
Page 314 - B. lawfully begotten or to be begotten, equally to be divided between or among them, if more than one, share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants...
Page 323 - ... then the share or shares of him, her, or them so dying should...
Page 314 - ... to the use of such surviving and only son, and the heirs of his body; and, for default of such issue...

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