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Page 343 - ... then such person, or the person claiming through him, may, notwithstanding the period of twenty years hereinbefore limited shall have expired, make an entry or distress, or bring an action to recover such land or rent...
Page 278 - A third rule respecting remainders is this : that the remainder must vest in the grantee during the continuance of the particular estate, or eo instanti that it determines.
Page 2 - I, c. 1, which directs, that, upon all sales or feoffments of land, the feoffee shall hold the same, not of his immediate feoffor, but of the chief lord of the fee, of whom such feoffor himself held it.
Page 409 - Tenure whatever, for the unexpired Residue, whatever it may be of any Term originally created for a Period of not less than...
Page 33 - Coke observes, although very meanly descended, yet come of an ancient house ; for, from what has been premised, it appears, that copyholders are in truth no other but villeins, who, by a long series of immemorial encroachments on the lord, have at last established a customary right to those estates, which before were held absolutely at the lord's will.
Page 248 - December, 1833, no person shall make an entry or distress, or bring an action to recover any land or rent, but within twenty years next after the lime at which the right to make such entry or distress, or to bring such action, shall have first accrued to some person through whom he claims...
Page 172 - ... his issue, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will, by reason of such person having a prior estate tail, or of a preceding gift being, without any implication arising from such words, a limitation of an estate tail to such person or issue, or otherwise: Provided, that this act shall not extend to cases where such words as aforesaid import if no issue described in a preceding gift shall be born, or if there shall be no issue who shall live to attain the age or otherwise answer the...
Page 42 - ... it shall go to the executor or administrator of the party that had the estate thereof by virtue of the grant...
Page 343 - ... mentioned, or by any person claiming through him, but within forty years next after the time at which such right shall have first accrued, although the person under disability at such time may have remained under one or more of such disabilities during the whole...