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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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Readings on the History and System of the Common Law

Roscoe Pound - Common law - 1913 - 660 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. . . . There are four requisities necessary to make a tenancy by the curtesy; marriage,...
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The Encyclopedic Digest of Alabama Reports: Being a Complete ..., Volume 4

Thomas Johnson Michie - Law reports, digests, etc - 1914 - 832 pages
...inheritance in lands, and has by her issue born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate, he shall on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the curtesy. Z Bla. Com. 126; Step. Com. 246; 1 Lomax, 65-6. Whether this estate is a ' consequence of...
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Notes on Real Estate in Western Pennsylvania

Richard Hays Hawkins - Real property - 1915 - 400 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 estate was initiate upon the birth of issue and consummate, though the child...
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Legislation for Women in Oregon

Sister Miriam Theresa - Women - 1924 - 174 pages
...and his wife shall be seised in her right of any estate of inheritance in lands, the husband shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy although such husband and wife may not have had issue born alive". But a forward step was taken...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 65

Law - 1903 - 1240 pages
...born alive which might Inherit the same, Ind.) вб NORTHEASTERN REPORTER. (Ind. the husband shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant thereof by the curtesy." Rev. St 1843, p. 440. And It was held that the married woman's act of 1847...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 2: A Facsimile of the First ...

William Blackstone - Law - 1979 - 569 pages
...and has by her iffue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her eftate. In this cafe, he mail, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life,...ufed within the realm of England only ; and it is faid in the mirrour d to have been introduced by king Henry the firft : but it appears alfo to have...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 2: A Facsimile of the First ...

William Blackstone - Law - 1979 - 569 pages
...and has by her iflue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her eftate. In this cafe, he ihall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtefy of England c. TH is eftate, according to Littleton, has it's denomination, becaufe it is ufed within the realm of...
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A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of ..., Part 1

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Law - 1998 - 1126 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 El. Com. 12 6. Bract, fol. 438. Litt. sect. 35. Co. Litt. 29 b. It...
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A New Law Dictionary: Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and ...

Henry James Holthouse - Law - 1999 - 504 pages
...her issue born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate; in this case he shall, on the death his wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the curlesy of England.—Lit. 35, 52; 2 BL 126. CURTILAGE (curlilaginm, from the Tr. cour, court, and...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 40

Law - 1893 - 506 pages
...and has by her issue born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In siK'h case, he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by curtesy. There are four requisites to make a tenant by curtesy, viz: Marriage, seisin of the wife,...
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