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" Tenant by the curtesy of England is where a man marries a woman seised of an estate of inheritance, that is, of lands and tenements in fee-simple or feetail, and has by her issue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In this case, he... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books - Page 124
by William Blackstone - 1791
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Public and Local Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan, Volume 2

Michigan - 1857 - 1012 pages
...curte<jr. jn jier right of any estate of inheritance in lands, the husband 2 Mich. p.eP., 93. shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant thereof by the curtesy : Provided, that if the wife, at her death, shall leave issue by any former...
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The Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan: Published by Authority, Part 2

Michigan, Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Law - 1857 - 998 pages
...the curtcsy. m her right of any estate or inheritance in lands, the husband 2 inch. Rep., 93. shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant thereof by the curtesy : Provided, that if the wife, at her death, shall leave issue by any former...
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A Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Dictionaries, Law - 1859 - 736 pages
...during the marriage, and capable of inheriting her estate. 1 Steph. Com. 246. In this case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England. Id. ibid. 2 Bl. Com. 126. Bract, fol. 438. Litt. sect. 35. Co. Litt. 29 b. It is...
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Elements of medical jurisprudence v. 1, Volume 1

Theodric Romeyn Beck - 1860 - 910 pages
...and has by her, issue born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In this case, he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England."|| The exposition of commentators is as * Chaussier, Viabilite, p. 3. f Capuron,...
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The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume 1

Massachusetts - Law - 1860 - 1158 pages
...curte"y. y shall have issue born alive which might inherit the same, the husband ^f7'^.' 17' shall on the death of his wife hold the lands for his life as a tenant isss! sot. thereof by the curtesy. ^Grayfis?. SECT. 20. When land is demised for the term...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly Founded on Blackstone)

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1863 - 812 pages
...by her born alive during the marriage, and capable of inheriting her estate : in this case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England (s). If the lands, however, be in gavelkind, the rule is so far different that he...
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The Real Property Statutes Passed in the Reigns of King William IV ..., Book 1

Leonard Shelford, Great Britain - Land tenure - 1863 - 930 pages
...her issue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In this case the husband shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England. (Litt. ss. 35,52; 2 Bl. Comm. 126.) Four circumstances are requisite for enabling...
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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

William Blackstone - Law - 1865 - 642 pages
...and has by her issue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her «state. In this case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the courtesy of England. There are four requisites to make a tenancy by the courtesy:—1. The marriage...
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Laws, Resolutions, and Memorials of the Territory of Montana Passed at the ...

Montana (Ter.) - Law - 1869 - 810 pages
...use free from the control of her husband of any estate of inheritance in lands, the husband shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life as a tenant thereof by the courtesy : Provided, That if the wife at her death leaves issue by any former...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1872 - 776 pages
...and has by her issue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In this case, he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England, (c) (7) This estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it is...
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