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according action albeit alien ancient assignment bishop blood body called Chapter cited claim common law concerning condition continue court custome death deed descent devise difference doth dower edition effect Eliz England enter entry executors father fealty fee simple feoffment freehold gift give given grant guardian hath heire hold homage husband ibid infant inheritance issue king king's knights land lease lessee limitation Littleton livery lord lord Coke manner marriage matter nature observed opinion parliament party passe person plead possession Post present purchase reason record release remainder rent respect reversion rule Sect seems seised seisin socage sonne statute taile taken tenant tenements tenure terme things Vide villeine warranty waste whereof whole wife writ
Page 7 - 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 ccxviii - If a man be baptized by the name of Thomas, and after at his confirmation by the bishop he is named John, he may purchase by the name of his confirmation. And this was the case of Sir Francis...
Page 9 - There is a great diversity between a tenant at will and a tenant at sufferance; for tenant at will is always by right, and tenant at sufferance entreth by a lawful lease, and holdeth over by wrong. A tenant at sufferance is he that at the first came in by lawful demise, and after his estate ended continueth in possession and wrongfully holdeth over.
Page 3 - ... and transferable, like, the ordinary subjects of property, to the best bidder, and, if not disposed of, was transmissible to the lord's personal representatives. Thus the custody of the infant's person, as well as the care of his estate, might devolve upon the most perfect stranger to the infant. — one prompted by every pecuniary motive to abuse the delicate and important trust of education, without any ties of blood or regard to counteract the temptations of interest, or any sufficient authority...
Page 11 - Butler was quoted as laying down that 'whenever a devise gives to the heir the same estate in quality as he would have by descent, he shall take by the latter, which is the title most favoured by the law.' The Court held that this rule did not favour the claim, since an estate by devise differed from one by descent in this very quality, that the bequest was intended for the sole and exclusive use of the devisee, and therefore shut out all rights that would otherwise arise by implication of law. JDM...
Page 31 - TENANT by the curtesy of England is where a man taketh a wife seised in fee simple, or in fee tail general, or seised as heir in tail especial, and hath issue by the same wife, male or female born alive, albeit the issue after dieth or liveth, yet if the wife dies, the husband shall hold the land during his life by the law of England.
Page 1 - Thus, if the land be limited to the use of A. for life, remainder to the use of the oldest son of B.