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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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The Compiled Statutes of the State of Nebraska: Comprising All Laws of a ...

Nebraska, Guy Ashton Brown - Law - 1881 - 842 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 curtesy ; Provided, That if the wife, at her death, shall have issue by any former husband,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 18

West Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, Edgar P. Rucker - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882 - 886 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." 2 Bla. Com. 126. By the common law W inkier would not have been entitled to the...
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A Manual of the Law of Real Property: Including, Also, General Rules of Law ...

Charles Theodore Boone - Real property - 1883 - 566 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 interest of a tenant by the courtesy is a legal estate in the land for...
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Text-book of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology

John James Reese - Evidence (Law) - 1884 - 690 pages
...the marriage, living, during the wife's life. " In this case " (in the old law language) " he shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the courtesy of England." If there should be no living issue, the property would pass to the heir-at-law....
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 37

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894 - 1156 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 thereof by the curtesy, although such husband and wife may not have liad issue born alive." Hill's...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 102

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885 - 688 pages
...inheritance 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 thereof by the curtesy." The deed of John B. Voors certainly vested in Mrs. Ann H. Greve an estate...
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The Compiled Statutes of the State of Nebraska, 1881: With Amendments 1882 ...

Nebraska, Guy Ashton Brown - Law - 1885 - 944 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 curtesy ; Provided, That if the wife, at her death, shall have issue by any former husband,...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 13

Law reports, digests, etc - 1891 - 936 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, says Blackstone, necessary to make a tenancy by the...
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The Most Material Parts of Blackstone's Commentaries, Reduced to Questions ...

John C. Devereux - Law - 1891 - 432 pages
...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. What four requisites are necessary to make a tenancy by tht curtesy of England?—...
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Essentials of legal medicine, toxicology and hygiene

Charles Edward Armand Semple - 1892 - 288 pages
...and has, by her, issue born alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate; in this case ho shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the courtesy of England," any kind of motion being held as evidence of live birth in questions of tenancy...
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