The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary Upon Littleton: Not the Name of the Author Only, But of the Law Itself, Volume 1

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W. Clarke & Sons, C. Hunter, and S. Brooke, 1817 - Land tenure
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17th ed.; vol. 2 of 2.

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Page 463 - And therefore on a feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs...
Page 461 - ... allowance, the court may sequester his personal estate, and the rents and profits of his real estate, and may appoint a receiver thereof, and cause such personal estate, and the rents and profits of such real estate, to be applied towards such maintenance and allowance, as to the court shall, from time to time seem just and reasonable.
Page 524 - It is a rule of law, that when the ancestor, by any gift or conveyance, takes an estate of freehold ; and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail, that always in such cases, the heirs are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 329 - A's first and other sons in tail male ; remainder to his daughters as tenants in common in tail, with cross remainders in tail between them, if more than one, with remainders over ; A.
Page 333 - ... in all cases where a condition of a bond, recognizance. &c., is possible at the time of the making of the condition, and before the same can be performed, the condition becomes impossible by the act of God, or of the law, or of the obligee, &c., there the obligation, &c., is saved.
Page 746 - ... by paying that obedience to papal process, which constitutionally belonged to the king alone...
Page 462 - A. and his heirs, to the use of B. and his heirs, or to the use of B.
Page 377 - But this nicety is now disregarded: though, in compliance with the ancient principle, the form of assigning a chose in action is in the nature of a declaration of trust...
Page 585 - The countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery held the office of hereditary sheriff of Westmoreland, and exercised it in person. At the assizes at Appleby, she sat with the judges on the bench.
Page 332 - And it seemeth that the cause why it is called mortgage is, for that it is doubtful whether the feoffor will pay at the day limited such sum or not : and if he doth not pay, then the land which is put in pledge upon condition for the payment of the money is taken from him for ever, and so dead to him upon condition. And if he doth pay the money, then the pledge is dead as to the tenant.

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