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DIGEST

OF

The Laws of England

RESPECTING

REAL PROPERTY.

BY WILLIAM CRUISE,
OF LINCOLN'S INN, ESQ. BARRISTER AT LAW.

THE SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED.

VOLUME THE SIXTH,

CONTAINING

Title 38. Devise.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY A. STRAHAN,
LAW-PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY;
FOR J. BUTTERWORTH AND SON, FLEET-STREET,

AND

J. COOKE, DUBLIN.

1818.

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CON TENTS

OF THE

SIXTH VOLUME.

TITLE XXXVIII.

DEVISE.

CHAP. I.

Of the Origin and Nature of Devises.

ORIGIN of Devises

Page

1

5 7 8 id.

I. 6. Statutes of Wills 10. Nature of a Devise under these Statutes 13. Of a Codicil 15. No particular Form necessary 18. A Devise transfers the Freehold 19. And imports a Consideration 20. Devises are void against Creditors 23. Devisees are entitled to aid in Equity 25. A Will of Lands need not be proved in the Ecclesias

9 id. id.

10

tical Court 28. But may be registered

II id.

CHAP. II.

Who may devise, and to whom. 2. Who may devise 3. The King 5. The Queen Consort

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17. Rents

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id.

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18. Tithes

19. Franchises

22. Contingent Estates and Interests

27. The Devisor must be seized or entitled

31. And must continue seized or entitled

32. Exceptions

33. Tenancies escheated

34. Copy holds purchased

36. Terms for Years

37. A Right of Entry is not devisable

39. Nor a Joint Tenancy

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id.

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id.

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