A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property, Volume 1

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J. Butterworth, 1818 - Real property

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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...
Page 280 - 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 422 - Keller his heirs and assigns. To the only proper use and behoof of the said David H. Keller his heirs and Assigns Forever And the said William H.
Page 39 - And that all fines for alienations, tenures by homage, knight-service, and escuage, and also aids for marrying the daughter or knighting the son, and all tenures of the king in capite, be likewise taken away. And that all sorts of tenures, held of the king or others, be turned into free and common socage ; save only tenures in frankalmoign, copyholds, and the honorary services (without the slavish part) of grand serjeanty.
Page 465 - 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 464 - 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 438 - 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 29 - 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 380 - Tenants by Copy of Court Roll, according to the Custom of the Manor...
Page 412 - That where any person or persons stand or be seised, or at any time hereafter shall happen to be seised, of and in any honours, castles, manors, lands, tenements, rents, services, reversions, remainders or other hereditaments, to the use, confidence or trust of any other person...

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