The Scots Law Times Volume 16, PT. 1

The Scots Law Times Volume 16, PT. 1

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...i1.CCOIli11'ly became extinct, and the estates and the ofiices of ereditary Standard Bearer and of Constable of Dundee returned to the Crown. The estates and the said oflices were ranted by King Charles II. to the pursuer's ancestor 'harles Maitland of Hatton, afterwards Earl oi Lauderdale, and his heirs, successors and assignees, on the narrative that they had fallen to the Crown as ultimus hares, by charter under the Great Seal, dated 11th Jul 1670. Owing to the com licated and embarrasse condition of the affairs o the said John, Earl of Dundee, who had (contrary to law) alienated considerable portions of his estate, the said Charles is-r Div. The Earl of Laiiderdale Maitland also obtained from the Crown sundry other deeds which were considered desirable for the com-pletion of his title to the said estates and hereditary v. Wedder-oflices, including a charter of recognition and charters burn and Another. following upon sundry apprisings to which he had acquired right. In consequence of the Act of Annexation of 1455, it was necessary that these grants should receive Parliamentary sanction, and this was accordingly given them by the Act 1670, cap. 49, the Act 1672, cap. 73, the Act 1681, ca. 72. The said Charles Maitland succeeded to the ear dom and estates of Lauderdale in 1682, and thereafter disposed of most of the subjects to which he had acquired rights as above mentioned, including the office of Constable of Dundee. He, however, retained the said hereditary office of standard bearer, which was possessed on a personal title by his successors till 23rd February 1761, when James gseventh) Earl of Lauderdale made up a title as heir 0 his giea.t-grandfather, the said Charles Maitland, Earl of Laiiderdale, by an adjudication...
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  • English
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  • 1236878248
  • 9781236878243