An Essay on the Laws of Real Property in Guernsey: And Commentary on the Present Laws of Inheritance and Wills, Including Notices of Guarantee and Expropriation of Real Property, Pre-emption, Hypothecation and Dower. With an Appendix
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Page 143 - Glanvil informs us that by the common law, as it stood in the reign of Henry the Second, a man's goods were to be divided into three equal parts: of which one went to his heirs or lineal descendants, another to his wife, and the third was at his own disposal...
Page 162 - ... such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation shall be necessary.
Page 73 - WHEREAS, there was this day read at the Board, a Report from the Right Honorable the Lords of the Committee of Council for Plantation Affairs, dated the...
Page 231 - Its office is not to confer happiness, but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
Page 143 - ... if he had no children the wife was entitled to one moiety, and he might bequeath the other; but, if he died without either wife or issue, the whole was at his own disposal.
Page 173 - Les testaments faits en pays étranger ne pourront être exécutés sur les biens situés en France qu'après avoir été enregistrés au bureau du domicile du testateur, s'il en a conservé un, sinon au bureau de son dernier domicile connu en France ; et dans le cas où le testament contiendrait des dispositions d'immeubles qui y seraient situés, il devra être, en outre, enregistré au bureau de la situation de ces immeubles, sans qu'il puisse être exigé un double droit.