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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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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; with an ..., Volume 1

William Blackstone - Great Britain - 1838 - 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 (c). This estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it is used...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In the Order, and Compiled from the ...

William Blackstone, John Bethune Bayly - Law - 1840 - 764 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 requisites necessary to make a tenancy by the curtesy ; marriage,...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly Founded on Blackstone).

Henry John Stephen - English law - 1841 - 626 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. If the lands, however, be in gavelkind, the rule is so far different, that he shall...
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The Principles of the Law of Real and Personal Property: Being the Second ...

William Blackstone, James Stewart - Personal property - 1844 - 684 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.11 This estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity, Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 9

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1846 - 1178 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. [2 Bla. Com. 126 ; Step. Com. 246 ; 1 Lomax, .65-6.] Whether this estate is a consequence...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 15

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867 - 624 pages
...and his wife shall be seized 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 thereof by the curtesy : Provided, that if the wife, at her death, shall leave issue by any former...
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Human physiology v.2, Volume 2

Robley Dunglison - 1856 - 768 pages
...has, by her, issue born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate, — in such case he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the courtesy of England. It has, consequently, been a point of moment for the husband to show, that the...
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The Real Property Statutes Passed in the Reigns of King William IV. and ...

Great Britain, Leonard Shelford - 1856 - 856 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. ( l.in . ss. 35, 51 ; 2 Bl. Comm. 126.) Four circumstances are requisite for enabling...
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(A) Parochial History of Enstone, in the County of Oxford: Bring an Attempt ...

John Jordan - Enstone (England) - 1857 - 500 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. This estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it is used within...
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The Revised Code of the District of Columbia

District of Columbia - Law - 1857 - 788 pages
...equitable, in lands, and shall have issue born alive which might inherit the same, the husband shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the curtesy. SEC. '38. If the husband shall abandon his wife without just cause, and live apart from her,...
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