Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ecclesiastical Courts at Doctors' Commons: And in the High Court of Delegates [1809-1821], Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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J. Butterworth, 1822 - Ecclesiastical law
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Page 354 - The above instrument, consisting of one sheet, was at the date thereof signed, sealed, published and declared by the said 0 ohn Forsythe, as and for his last will and testament, in presence of us, who at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Page 425 - Signed sealed published and declared by the above named John Anderson to be his last will and testament in the presence of us...
Page 202 - NO man shall teach either in public school, or private house, but such as shall be allowed by the Bishop of the diocese, or Ordinary of the place, under his hand and seal, being found meet as well for his learning and dexterity in teaching, as for sober and honest conversation, and also for right understanding of God's true religion...
Page 354 - Signed, sealed, published, and declared, by the said Thomas Coutts, the testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, . .- .
Page 191 - ... no nuncupative will shall be good, where the estate thereby bequeathed shall exceed the value of thirty pounds, that is not proved by the oaths of three witnesses (at the least) that were present at the making thereof; nor unless it be proved that the testator, at the time of pronouncing the same, did bid the persons present or some of them, bear witness that such was his will or to that effect...
Page 441 - And if any commissary for faculties, vicars general, or other the said ordinaries, shall offend in the premises, or any part thereof, he shall, for every time so offending, be suspended from the execution of his office for the space of six months...
Page 19 - These civil disabilities make the contract void ab initio, and not merely voidable; not that they dissolve a contract already formed, but they render the parties incapable of forming any contract at all: they do not put asunder those who are joined together, but they previously hinder the junction. And, if any persons under these legal incapacities come together, it is a meretricious and not a matrimonial, union.
Page 202 - No curate or minister shall be permitted to serve in any place without examination and admission of the bishop of the diocese, or ordinary of the place, having episcopal jurisdiction, in writing under his hand and seal, having respect- to the greatness of the cure, and meetness of the party.
Page 166 - ... of witnesses, and other lawful proofs and evictions, and that credit be not given to the sole confession of the parties themselves, howsoever taken upon oath either within or without the court.
Page 191 - ... testator, at the time of pronouncing the same, did bid the persons present or some of them, bear witness that such was his will or to that effect; nor unless such nuncupative will were made at the time of the last sickness of the deceased, and in the house of his or her habitation...

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