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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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Blackstone Economized: Being a Compendium of the Laws of England to the ...

David Mitchell Aird - Law - 1873 - 366 pages
...has had 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. For if a woman seised of lands has issue by her husband and dies, the husband is...
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The Student's Handbook of Forensic Medicine and Medical Police

Henry Aubrey Husband - Medical jurisprudence - 1874 - 364 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 courtesy of England.' In this case, proof of live birth, as before mentioned, is of the slenderest...
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Woman Before the Law

John Proffatt - Women - 1874 - 156 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." * Since a married woman in New York has by the statute of 1849, power to convey...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1875 - 860 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) This estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it is used...
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Principles of Forensic Medicine

William Augustus Guy, David Ferrier - Medical jurisprudence - 1875 - 744 pages
...and has hy her issne horn alive, which was capahle of inheriting her estate. In this case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant hy the curtesy of England." The meaning of the expression horn alive, is not the same in this case...
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Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, of the Territory of Montana ..., Volume 9

Montana - Session laws - 1876 - 246 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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The Student's Blackstone: Being the Commentaries on the Laws of England of ...

William Blackstone - Law - 1877 - 640 pages
...and has by her issue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In tbis case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the courtesy of England ; for which there are four requisites. 1. The marriage must be legal. 2. The seisin...
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An Analysis of the English Law of Real Property: Chiefly from Blackstone's ...

Gordon Campbell - Real property - 1879 - 152 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 courtesy of England. The requisites are — 1. Legal and canonical marriage of the wife ; 2. The wife...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England Applicable to Real Property

William Blackstone, Alexander Leith, James Frederick Smith - Law - 1880 - 650 pages
...and has by her issue, bornjUive, which was cajmbje_j)f_inheritin^ 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 right of the husband, has, in consequence of the repeated action of the Legislature...
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A New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law: For the Use of Students ...

Archibald Brown - Law - 1880 - 648 pages
...and has by her issue born alive, which was capable ol inheriting her cstute ; in this case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the curtety of Enyitnd (Litt. 35, 52; 2 Ы. 12). In copyhold lands, the husband's right depends on the...
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