The Reading Upon the Statute of Uses of Francis Bacon: Afterwards Baron of Verulam, and Viscount St. Alban; Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain

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W. Stratford, 1806 - Uses (Law) - 262 pages

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Page 226 - * * * it is a rule in law, when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail; that always in such cases, 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 27 - VIII. ch. 10., a law whereupon the inheritances of this realm are tossed at this day, as upon a sea, in such sort that it is hard to say which bark will sink, and which will get to the haven: that is to say, what assurances will stand good, and what will not.
Page xii - ... be from henceforth clearly deemed and adjudged to be in him or them that have, or hereafter shall have, such use, confidence or trust, after such quality, manner, form and condition as they had before, in or to the use, confidence or trust that was in them.
Page xiii - ... for term of life or for years or otherwise, or any use confidence or trust...
Page 172 - Be it enacted by the authority of this present parliament, that from the last day of July, which shall be in the year of our Lord God 1536, no manors, lands, tenements, or other hereditaments, shall pass, alter, or change from one to another, whereby any estate of inheritance or freehold shall be made or take effect in any person or persons, or any use thereof to be made, by reason only of any bargain and sale thereof1, except the same bargain and sale be made by writing indented, sealed, and enrolled...
Page xi - Its most important provision (cl. 1) laid down 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 or persons...
Page xvii - Jointer, or from any part thereof, without any Fraud or Covin, by lawful Entry, Action, or by Discontinuance of her Husband, then every such Woman shall be endowed of as much of the Residue of her Husband's Tenements or Hereditaments, whereof she was before dowable, as the same Lands and Tenements so evicted and expulsed shall amount or extend unto.
Page xxiii - Rotulorum and two Justices of the Peace, and the Clerk of the Peace of the same county or counties, or two of them...
Page xii - ... of and in such like estates as they had or shall have in use, trust or confidence of or in the same...
Page ix - ... divers and sundry imaginations subtle inventions and practices have been used, whereby the hereditaments of this realm have been conveyed from one to another by fraudulent feofFments fines recoveries and other assurances craftily made to secret uses intents and trusts...

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