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aetatem aetatis alii assise assize Book borough borough-english Chap comitatu common law copyhold court cujus curtesy custom of gavelkind custom of Kent debet descend devise dicit quod dicunt dorso dower edit ejus eldest escheat felony feoffment filius Fitzh fuerit fuit gavel gavelkind lands gavelykynde Godelina habere heir at common heirs males holden hujusmodi idem Ideo illud inde infant infra inheritance ipsius issue Itin Johannis Juratores Kane Kentish king knight-service Lamb Lambard lands in gavelkind Litt lord manor ment moiety mortem nature of gavelkind nihil obiit parceners partible partition Peramb plaintiff postea prae praedicta tenementa praedicti quae quam quia quindecim annorum quod praedictus redditus rent scriptum seised seisin sicut socage Somn sons statute suam sunt suum talis tenant pleads tene tenements tenementum tenentur tenuit tenure terrae Thomas Thomce Various readings velkind warranty wife Will'us WilVus words writ of right youngest
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 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.