A Treatise on Copyholds: Customary Freeholds, Ancient Demesne, and the Jurisdiction of Courts Baron and Courts Leet, Volume 1

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H. Butterworth, 1821 - Land tenure - 905 pages
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Page 198 - English, surrendered to the use of himself for life, and after to the use of his eldest son and his heirs, if he...
Page 533 - ... so as such person and persons, or his or their heir and heirs, shall within ten years next after his and their full age, discoverture, coming of sound mind, enlargement out of prison, or coming into this realm, or death, take benefit of and sue forth the same, and at no time after the said ten years, III.
Page 135 - July 1817, to such uses as he and his wife should jointly appoint, and in default to himself for life, remainder to his wife for life, remainder to his son in fee.
Page 244 - ... by deed indented, sealed, and delivered, in the presence of two or more credible witnesses, twelve calendar months at least before the death of such donor or grantor (including the days of the execution and death), and be enrolled in his Majesty's High Court of Chancery within six calendar months next after the execution thereof...
Page 531 - ... for a rule to shew cause why a new trial should not be granted...
Page 244 - ... and unless the same be made to take effect in possession for the charitable use intended immediately from the making thereof, and be without any power of revocation, reservation, trust, condition, limitation, clause or agreement whatsoever, for the benefit of the donor or grantor, or of any person or persons claiming under him.
Page 44 - ... 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 563 - ... a former lord of the manor by a person who claimed to be admitted to a copyhold for lives, upon a custom for any copyhold tenant for life or lives to change or fill up his lives, paying to the lord a reasonable fine to be set by the lord or his steward, and which depositions were made by witnesses on behalf of...
Page 250 - ... such land being of freehold tenure, or being copyhold of inheritance, or for life or lives, holden of any manor or lordship belonging to the same benefice, perpetual curacy, or parochial chapelry ; and which lands so purchased shall for ever, from and after the grant and conveyance thereof, be and become to Bcm-nc...
Page 70 - I cannot collect, in what cases trustees would or would not be directed to join ; as it requires more abilities than I possess to reconcile the different cases with reference to that question. They all, however, agree, that these trustees are honorary trustees ; that they cannot be compelled to join ; and all the judges protect themselves from saying, that if they had joined, they should be punished ; always assuming that the tenant in tail must be twenty-one.

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