Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ecclesiastical Courts at Doctors' Commons; Hilary Term, 1812-Easter Term, 1818 Volume 1

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ecclesiastical Courts at Doctors' Commons; Hilary Term, 1812-Easter Term, 1818 Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...any want of capacity. But there is an attestation clause without witnesses, which raises a presumption against the paper: yet iC is a slight one, and the sealing up seems sufficiently to shew that he did not intend the paper to be witnessed. The hand-writing and finding are admitted: --I think I must conclude that it was the intention of the deceased that it should operate in its present form;--and I pronounce for the paper. 1820. Trinity Term. Buckle v. Buckle. CONSISTORY COURT OF LONDON. 1820. Briggs V. Morgan. "Term. June 21. 1 HIS was a suit for nullity of marriage, brought niscompeby a man against his wife, by reason of incurable ogVTuit natural malformation, and bodily defects in her f nullity of J marriage person. She was described in the libel as having against a wo, ....... man for na oeen a widow when he married her. tural mal Amold and Phillimore. formation. This suit is unprecedented; and the circumstance of the woman having been a widow raises such a presumption in her favour as cannot be averred against, unless it could have been pleaded that the former husband died too soon to complain: but that cannot be the case, for the cohabitation was of eighteen years' continuance. Added to ihift, the age is omitted to be stated. This might he sufficient of itself to protect the parly from such an inquisition as she must submit to, should the libel be admitted to proof. The charge is not sufficiently specified;--if the idea is to be conveyed that she is nimis arcta, then the triennalis cohabitatio might be necessary, as it is in the case of frigidity; and it could not be competent to this man who has Vol. III. z 1820. Trinity Term. Briggs v. Mohcan. been married only one year and five months to institute the suit. Such was (a)...show more

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  • English
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  • 123649640X
  • 9781236496409