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action admitted alienation ancestor antient appears assigned became becomes body bound called Chancery CHAP charged claim commit common law condition consequence consideration considered continued conveyance conveyed copy copyhold court covenant created crown curtesy custom death debts decreed deed descend determined devised died directed dower effect entered entitled entry equity estate tail executed executors fealty fee simple feud feudal forfeiture freehold give given granted heirs held hold husband inheritance Inst intention interest issue jointure kind king knight lands lease lessee limited lives lord Lord Coke manner manor marriage nature necessary originally paid particular party payment perform person possession profits purchase reason remainder rent respect restrained reversion says seised seisin socage statute tenant in tail tenements tenure term thing timber trees trust unless vassal vested waste widow wife
Page 279 - Tenant at will is, where lands or tenements are let by one man to another, to have and to hold to him at the will of the lessor, by force of which lease the lessee is in possession.
Page 462 - That where any conveyance shall be made of any lands or tenements by which a trust or confidence shall or may arise or result by the implication or construction of law, or be transferred or extinguished by an act or operation of law, then and in every such case such trust or confidence shall be of the like force and effect as the same would have been if this statute had not been made; anything hereinbefore contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 461 - June (1677) all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 435 - But in the case of a devise to A. and his heirs, to the use of B. for life, remainder to the first and other sons of B. in tail, there is no reason why the seisin of A.
Page 30 - Free services were such as were not unbecoming the character of a soldier or a freeman to perform; as to serve under his lord in the wars, to pay a sum of money, and the like. Base services were such as were fit only for peasants, or persons of a servile rank ; as to plough the lord's land, to make his hedges, to carry out his dung, or other mean employments.
Page 83 - As to the heirs of a man's body, by which only his lineal descendants were admitted, in exclusion of collateral heirs; or to the heirs male of his body, in exclusion both of collaterals, and lineal females also.
Page 377 - Tenants by Copy of Court Roll, according to the Custom of the Manor...
Page 126 - That if no Disposition by Will shall be made of any Estate pur autre vie of a Freehold Nature, the same shall be chargeable in the Hands of the Heir, if it shall come to him by reason of special Occupancy, as Assets by Descent, as in the Case of Freehold Land in...