Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

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Bancroft-Whitney, 1915 - English law - 2770 pages
 

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Contents

J51 d Sovereignty 48
84
f 6L a Declaratory part 54
94
4 According to the effect 61
103
b Alfreds laws 64
109
gg That they be consistent 78
141
c Construction of statutes 87
153
SECTION IV
160
b Essentials of the Act of Union 97
167
b Jersey Guernsey Sark and Alderney 106
177
b Proprietary governments 108
181
Divisions of England
187
to Hundreds 115
193
BOOK I
199
Division of these Commentaries 122
205
187 bb Habeas corpus 135
233
public and private 146
248
5 Constitution of parliament 150
254
b Lords temporal 157
262
b Writ of privilege 166
273
a Qualifications of electors 171
281
b Qualifications of members of house of com
287
b By demise of the crown 188
302
Historical review of the rulers of England 196
310
b Henry V 14131422 204
318
b Charles I 16251649 209
324
3 Act of Succession to the Crown 1707 216
331
The heir apparent 223
339
323 a Appointment of privy counselors 230
346
f Dissolution of the privy council 232
350
Meaning of prerogative 239
357
a Protection of the subject 243
363
Executive department of government 250
372
2 Treaties 257
381
b Triiwda necessitas 263
391
g The kings proclamations 270
398
i Essentials of coinage 277
408
b Nomination of bishops 280
411
408 g Royal fish 290
421
j Treasuretrove 295
427
n Escheats 302
436
p Decline of the kings ordinary revenue 306
442
ii Scutages 809
445
b Internal revenue or excise 318
453
e Stamp duties 323
459
3 The principal funds 329
466
The kings sources of power 335
472
2 Sheriff as keeper of the kings peace 343
482
a Election of coroner 347
486
e Jurisdiction of justices 353
494
a Appointment of overseers of the poor 360
501
OF THE PEOPLE WHETHER ALIENS DENIZENS OR NATIVES
507
c Allegiance is personal 371
514
5 British subjects born abroad 372
517
CHAPTER XL
523
Ecclesiastical orders 377
529
5 Parsons and vicars 384
536
f Expiration of office 392
544
a Pukes 397
550
h Loss of nobility 402
557
CHAPTER XIII
563
CHAPTER XIV
579
e Stewards factors and bailiffs 427
589
2 Scope of employment 430
595
CHAPTER XV
601
b Civil disabilities 435
610
e Dissolution of marriage 440
620
b Divorce a mensa et thoro 440
623
OF PARENT AND CHILD
635
b Duty of support under English law 448
641
2 Bastards born during wedlock 457
653
b Support of bastards 458
654
b Reciprocal rights and duties 462
660
Or CORPORATIONS
670
b By charter 473
682
b Civil corporations 480
695
BOOK II
703
2 The feudal relation 45
778
e Feudal tenures in England 51
784
a Feuds become hereditary 56
791
g7 3 a 1 Knight service 62
799
aa Wardship of the lands 67
806
e Abolition of military tenures 76
816
a Petit serjeanty 81
822
b Subinfeudation 91
834
133 e Incidents of copyhold 97
841
CHAPTER VII
847
a Estates of inheritance 104
853
c When word heirs not necessary 108
859
cc Tail male and tail female 114
866
OF FREEHOLDS NOT OF INHERITANCE
873
b Tenancy by the curtesy 126
879
b Relative advantages of dower and jointure 138
898
Computation of time 140
902
e Incidents of an estate for years 144
908
ESTATES UPON CONDITION
915
a Vivum vadium 157
922
a Chattels real 161
929
Estates tn futuro 165
934
a Particular estate not necessary in executory
943
a Incidents of reversions 175
949
b Partition 189
965
CHAPTER XIII
973
CHAPTER XIV
983
a Consanguinity 202
986
inheritances lineally to issue
995
collateral descent to blood
1007
317 aa Reason for excluding half blood 228
1015
preference of male stocks
1022
Inheritance of a legitimated child 247n 336 a Case of bastard eigne and mulier puisne 248
1039
CHAPTER XVI
1049
OF TITLE BY PRESCRIPTION
1061
f Descent of estates prescribed 266
1068
b Evasions of rule by clergy 269
1074
Breach of condition 281
1088
387 h Bankruptcy 285
1095
a Persons attainted 290
1104
398 a Common assurances 294
1111
5 Conditions 299
1118
418 e Reading of the deed 304
1125
a Conveyances at common law 309
1132
aa Livery in deed 315
1139
aaa Effect of disabling
1145
a Releases 824
1149
aa Decisions of commonlaw courts 333
1163
b Covenant to stand seised to uses 338
1169
CHAPTER XXI
1177
b Construction of royal grants 347
1184
OF ALIENATION BY SPECIAL CUSTOM
1206
Conveyance by devise 373
1213
Rules and maxims for construing conveyances 379
1221
OF THINGS PERSONAL
1229
CHAPTER XXV
1235
b Property in air light and water 395
1243
Number of owners of personal property 399
1249
CHAPTER XXVII
1263
a Forest and game laws 413
1272
565 nt Title by forfeiture 420
1279
CHAPTER XXIX
1291
CHAPTER XXX
1305
a Consideration in the civil law 444
1314
3 Statute of Frauds 1677 448
1322
a Bottomry or respondentia 457
1339
3 Debts by simple contract 465
1348
CHAPTER XXXI
1355
CHAPTER XXXII
1373
Origin and history of administrations 495
1382
a Infants and non compotes mentis 497
1385
b Wills inoperative before death 502
1392
a Executor de son tort 507
1398
g Legacies 512
1405
g gg a Incidents of knight service 63
1462
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