The Common Law of Kent: Or, The Customs of Gavelkind. With an Appendix Concerning Borough English, Volume 2

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A. Strahan, 1822 - Borough-English - 421 pages
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Page 295 - June all devises and bequests of any lands or tenements, devisable either by force of the statute of wills, or by this statute, or by force of the custom of Kent, or the custom of any borough, or any other particular custom, shall be in writing, and signed by the party so devising the same, or by some other person in his presence and by his express directions, and shall be attested and subscribed in the presence of the said devisor by three or four credible witnesses, or else they shall be utterly...
Page 292 - ... and such as shall be convicted of any such offence or offences, by verdict, confession, or...
Page 418 - Law. 12mo. 5s. cloth. A Digest of Principles of English Law; arranged in the order of the Code Napoleon, with an Historical Introduction. By GEORGE BLAXLAND, Esq. Royal 8vo. 1 : 4s. boards. A Treatise on the Law of Commerce and Manufactures, and the Contracts relating thereto; with an Appendix of Treaties, Statutes, and Precedents.
Page 120 - A. and to the heirs of her body lawfully begotten or to be begotten, as well females as males, and to their heirs and assigns for ever, to be divided equally, share and share [alike], as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants...
Page 214 - This is the only word which the statute of W. '2, that created estates tail, useth: and it includeth not only all corporate inheritances, which are or may be holden, but also all inheritances issuing out of any of those inheritances, or concerning or annexed to or exercisable within the same, though they lie not in tenure; therefore all these without question may be entailed.
Page 122 - ... one, equally to be divided and to take as tenants in common, and if but one, to such only one, and to his, her, or their heirs and assigns for ever ; and if any of his said nephews should die without such issue, or leaving any such, they all should die without attaining...
Page 12 - ... heredes tamen successoresque sui cuique liberi, et nullum testamentum. si liberi non sunt, proximus gradus in possessione fratres, patrui, avunculi.
Page 419 - A Digest of the Law of the Distribution of the Personal Estates of Intestates.
Page 105 - ... that time tithes could only belong to the church, it is impossible that there • could be any ancient descent with respect to them. They could not descend from ancestor to heir, because they could not be in the hands of any private individual.
Page 122 - ... unto the heirs lawfully issuing of his and their body and bodies respectively, and if more than one, equally to be divided...

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