Inquiry Into the Law and Practice in Scottish Peerages: Before, and After the Union; Involving the Questions of Jurisdiction, and Forfeiture: Toether with an Exposition of Our Genuine, Original Consistorial Law, Volume 2

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T. Clark, 1842 - Nobility - 1108 pages
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Page 724 - Is the estate or interest in the lands, which were forfeited to the crown, as aforesaid, continuing, or determined ? The Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, having conferred with the other Judges present, delivered their unanimous opinion, that the estate or interest in the lands so forfeited to the crown, as aforesaid,
Page 1044 - If a man be created earl to him and his heirs, all men do know, that although he have a fee-simple, yet he cannot alien or give away the inheritance, because it is a personal dignity, annexed to the posterity,
Page 706 - trenchers, or chip bread, Toast cheese or bacon, though it were, To bait a mouse-trap, 'twould not care,
Page 733 - any estate of inheritance, in use or possession, by any right, title, or means, at the time of any such treason committed
Page 1044 - which is plainly intended in a case of this sort, where there is no exclusion, should make the grant more extensive, when certainly, if it means any thing, it makes IT LESS so, I cannot conceive why this axiom of law should not be found applicable to this,
Page 724 - high treason, and the estate tail thereby forfeited to the crown. After this attainder, tenant in tail has issue male born in foreign parts, out of the ligeance of the crown of Great Britain, and dies
Page 722 - You have heard me speak of the great injustice that the Protector Somerset did to the children of his first wife, in favour of those by his second ; so much that he not only
Page 706 - serviceable dudgeon, Either for fighting, or for drudging, When it had stabb'd, or broke a head, It could
Page 893 - of lands in England, with remainder over, is attainted of high treason, and the estate tail thereby forfeited to the crown. After this attainder, tenant in tail has issue male, born
Page 746 - de nece etiam virorum illustrium qui consiliis, et consistorio nostro intersunt, Senatorum etiam, nam et ipsi pars corporis nostri sunt.

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