Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Rolls Court During the Time of Lord Langdale, Master of the Rolls [1836-1839] Volume 1-2

Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Rolls Court During the Time of Lord Langdale, Master of the Rolls [1836-1839] Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...the testator intended such issue as were to take under the prior limitation, and that consequently the limitation over to C. was not too remote. Radfortl v. R'df01'd, 486 FAMILY ARRANGEMENT. A. and 13., having an apparent title to cqpyhold lands as tenaivs in common in fee un er the will of their father, entered into a parol agree-ment to make partition of the devised lands, and divided them accordingly, A, the elder brother, taking somewhat the larger share, a doubt being then entertained whether their father had a right to devise the lands. A. was, in fact, at the time of this agreement, tenant in tail under the limitations ofa surrender made by his grandfather; and, after A's death without issue, 13., having discovered his own title as tenant in tail, repudiated the agreement, and brought an action of ejectment to recover the whole estate. On a bill filed by the devisee of A., the court, upon the principle on which it supports family arrangements, decreed B. to do all necessary acts to bar the entail, and vest the parts of the lands, allotted under the agr cement to A., upon the trusts of A's will. Neale v. Neale, 672 FELON Y. See Fonrsrrvrur. FORFEITURE. Where a legacy was given to a person when he should attain the age of twenty-one, and if he should die under that age without issue, over; and the legatee committed a felony, and underwent the punishment to which he was sentenced for the oifenr'.e before he attained twenty-one, which punishment, by the 9 G. 4, c. 32, s. 3, operates as a pardon, and restores the felon to his civil rights; it was held that the legatee, upon attaining twenty-one was entitled to the legacy. Stokes v. Holden, 145 FRAU D. a testator to a legatee, will not affect the validity of the legacy, ...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236789976