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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... "
A Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the Principal ... - Page 412
by Alexander Mansfield Burrill - 1859
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...and has by her iffue, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her eftate. In this cafe, he (hall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtefy of England c . THIS eftate, according to Littleton, has it's denomination, becaufe it is ufed...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1794
...has by her ifliie, born alive, which was capable of inheriting her eftate. In this cafe, he (hall, on the death of his wife', hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtefy of England c. THIS eftate, according to Littleton, has it's denomination, becaufe it is ufed...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...fee-simple or fee -tail ; 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,...the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of Englandc. THIS estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it is used within the...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Horace Binney, Pennsylvania. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1809
...the husband surviving her. So in 2 Bl. Com. 126. it is said the husband shall, on the death of the wife, hold the lands for his life as tenant by the curtesy of England; and many other books pursue the same expressions. According to Lord Coke the estate is not consummate...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...feesimple, or fee-tail ; 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 ot England. There are four requisites necessary to make a tenancy by the curtesy ; marriage, seizin...
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A Treatise on the Laws of Commerce and Manufactures, and the ..., Volume 1

Joseph Chitty - Commercial law - 1824
...simple or in tail, and 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 (1) 1 Vent. 417. Ab. Alien, 136- 1 Bla. Com. 372. (2) 7 Co. 25. (4) Calvin's Case, 7 Co, 25 b. (3)...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 2

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...fee-simple or fee-tail ; 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...for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England c. THIS estate, according to Littleton, has it's denomination, because it is used within the realm...
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Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford

Alexander Whellier - 1825
...fee-simple or fee-tail ; 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. There are four requisites necessary to make a tenancy by lh« courtesy ; marriage,...
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Elements of Medical Jurisprudence

Theodric Romeyn Beck, William Dunlop - Jurisprudence - 1825 - 640 pages
...inheritance, and has by her issue, bom alive, which was capable of inheriting her estate. In this casc >; be shall, on the death of his wife, hold the lands for his life, as tenant by the curtesy ojf England. "^ The exposition of commentators is as follows :—" It must be born alive. Some have...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1827
...fee-simple or fee-tail ; 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,...for his life, as tenant by the curtesy of England, (c) This estate, according to Littleton, has its denomination, because it ie used within the realm...
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