The Law's Disposal of a Person's Estate who Dies Without Will Or Testament:: Shewing in a Clear, Plain, Easy, and Familiar Manner, how a Man's Family Or Relations Will be Entitled to His Real and Personal Estate, by the Laws of England, and Customs of the City of London and Province of York. : To which is Added the Disposal of a Person's Estate, by Will and Testament; Containing an Explanation of the Mortmain-act, with Instructions and Necessary Forms for Every Person to Make, Alter, and Republish His Own Will: : Likewise Directions for Executors how to Act After the Testator's Death ... (Google eBook)

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author; and sold, 1790 - Inheritance and succession - 258 pages
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Page 92 - VII. The seventh and last rule or canon is, that in collateral inheritances the male stocks shall be preferred to the female (that is, kindred derived from the blood of the male ancestors, however remote, shall be admitted before those from the blood of the female however near),- unless where the lands have, in fact, descended from a female.
Page 14 - A. B., or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons for him; and the same, so made, do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the register's office in the county of at or before the day of next ensuing; and the same goods, chattels and credits and all other the goods, chattels and credits...
Page 145 - ... fee-simple or fee-tail, and all his rights of entry on lands and tenements, which he had at the time of the offence committed...
Page 66 - One-third shall go to the widow of the intestate, and the residue in equal proportions to his children, or if dead, to their representatives; that is, their lineal descendants...
Page 88 - IV. A fourth rule, or canon of descents is this; that the lineal descendants in infinitum, of any person deceased, shall represent their ancestor; that is, shall stand in the same place as the person himself would have done, had he been living.
Page 134 - The utmost length that has been hitherto allowed for the contingency of an executory devise of either kind to happen in, is that of a life or lives in being, and one and twenty years afterwards.
Page 163 - And moreover no devife in writing of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any claufe thereof, fhall be revocable otherwife than by fome other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the fame, or by burning, cancelling, tearing or obliterating the fame by the teftator himfelf, or in his prefence, and by his directions and confent...
Page 64 - ... he or she shall respectively refund and pay back to the administrator his or her rateable part of that debt or debts, and of the costs of suit and charges of the administrator, by reason of such debt, out of the part and share so as aforesaid allotted to him or her thereby to enable the said administrator to pay and satisfy the said debt or debts so discovered after the distribution made as aforesaid.
Page 87 - Descent, or hereditary succession, is the title whereby a man on the death of his ancestor acquires his estate by right of representation, as his heir at law. An heir...
Page 74 - Children: And in Case there be no Wife, then all the said Estate to be distributed equally to and amongst the Children: And in case there be no Child then to the next .of Kindred in equal Degree of, or unto the Intestate, and their legal Representatives as aforesaid, and in no other Manner whatsoever.