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THE LAWS OF ENGLAND.

BY

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

SiR JOHN COMYNS, KNIGHT,

LATE LORD CHIEF BARON OF HIS MAJESTY'S COURT OF EXCHEQUER.

The Fifth Edition, Corrected,

(WITH CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS TO THE TEXT)

AND CONTINUED

FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITION TO THE PRESENT TIME;

TO WHICH IS ADDED,
A DIGEST OF THE CASES AT NISI PRIUS,

BY ANTHONY HAMMOND, Esq.

OF THE INNER TEMPLE.

VOL. IV.
ESTATES LIBERTIES.

LONDON:
PRINTED BY A. STRAHAN,

LAW-PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY ;
FOR JOSEPH BUTTERWORTH AND SON; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORNE,
AND BROWN; T. CADÉLL; J. AND W.T. CLARKE; J. CUTHELL; J. NUNN;
6. PHENEY ; BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY; A. MAXWELL; H. BUTTER-
WORTH; S. BROOKE; S. SWEET; R. STEVENS; H.T. HODGSON; W.WALKER;
R. SAUNDERS; G. WILSON; AND WILSON AND SONS, YORK.

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(A) Estate in fee simple.

(A 1.) Of what things a man may have it. p. 4.
(A 2.) By what words. p.5.
(A 3.) By what means. p. 8. .
(A 4.) When there may be a fee upon a fee. p. 9.

A 5.) When it may be variable. p. 10.
(A 6.) What shall be a fee simple qualified or condi.

tional. p. 10. (A 7.) What would be a performance of the condition.

p. 11. (A 8.) The effect of the condition performed. p. 12. (B) Estate tail.

(B 1.) The commencement of it. p. 12. .
(B 2.) What tenements may be entailed. p. 13.
(B 3.) By what words an estate tail shall be created,

p. 14.
(B 4.) Tail general, what shall be. p. 18.
(B 5.) Tail special, what shall be. p. 18.
B6.) Gift in frank-marriage. p. 20.
(B 7.) Issue in tail ; how he takes. p. 22.
(B 8.) He takes per formam doni, though he be not

heir. p. 22. (B 9.) Must convey his descent wholly through

males, &c. p. 23.

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(B 10.) A reversion ; what shall be. p. 23.
(B 11.) Of what account. p. 24.
(B 12.) By what words it passes. p. 24.
(B 13.) A remainder; what shall be a good one. p. 25.
(B 14.) What not; if it be not supported by a parti-

cular estate. p. 8.
15.) Or the particular estate be destroyed before

the remainder be vested. p. 29. (B 16.) What remainder shall be contingent. p. 31. (B 17.) What shall be vested. p. 35. (B 18.) When an estate shall be executed, and not

remain. p. 36.
(B 19.) A remainder; by what words created. p. 38.

B 20.) When it shall take effect. p. 38.
(B 21.) A gift in tail, with a fee expectant. p. 38.
(B 22.) Alienation by tenant in tail; what does not

bar the issue. p. 39.
(B 23.) What shall be void. p. 39.
(B 24.) What only voidable. p. 39.
(B 25.) What bars the issue: A fine with proclama-

tions. p. 40. (B 26.) A real recovery, &c. p. 13. (B 27.) A common recovery ; what interest shall be

barred by it. p. 43. (B 28.) If it be with single voucher. p. 44. (B 29.) If it be by tenant in tail as vouchee. p. 45." B 30.) What interest is not barred. p. 45. B 31.) If the reversion, or remainder, be in the

king. p. 46. (B 32.) A demise pursuant to the st. 32 H. 8. p. 47. B 33.) How an alienation by tenant in tail operates

as to himself. p. 51.

(C) An Estate tail after possibility of issue ertinct.

(C 1.) What shall be. p. 52.
C 2.) In what respects tenant in tail after possibility,

&c. is regarded only as tenant for life. p. 54. (C 3.) What privileges he claims above a tenant for

life. p. 54.
(D) Tenant by the curtesy of England.

(D 1.) Who shall be. p. 55.
(D 2.) Who not. p. 57.

(E) Tenant

(E) Tenant for Life.

E 1.) Who shall be. p. 59.
(E2.) What interest he has. p. 60. .

ĈE 3.) What privileges he shall have. p. 62. (F) Occupant.

(F 1.) Who shall be. p. 63.
(F 2.) Of what things. p. 65.

(G) Tenant for years.

(G 1.) By what words a lease shall be. p. 66.
(G 2.) By what persons, p.71.
(G 3.) By spiritual persons, &c. at common law. p.71.
G 4. By the st. 32 H. 8. 28. 1 El. 19. and 13 El.

19. p. 73.
(G 3.) What leases are warranted by those statutes,

and what not. p. 77. (G 6.) A lease by several persons; how it operates.

p. 83. ) A lease by estoppel, &c. p. 83. G 8.) When a lease shall commence. p. 84. (G 9.) What shall be a good commencement. p. 86. (G 10.) What shall be a good determination. 1). 88. G11.) When it shall be determined. p. 88. (G 12.) What shall not be a good determination.

p. 95. i (G 13.) When a lease shall be void. p. 96. (G 14.) What interest the lessee has before entry.

p. 97. (G 15.) What interest the lessee has after entry. p. 97. (H) Tenant at will.

(H 1.) Who shall be. p. 99.
(H 2.) Who not. p. 100.
(H 3,) What things a lessee at will may do. p. 101.
(H 4.) What he ought to do. p. 101.
(H 5.) What he need not do. p. 101.
(H6.) What shall be a determination of the will ; -

Express. p. 102.
(H 7.) Implied. p. 102.
(H8.) What not. p. 103.
(H 9.) At what time the Ouster shall be. p. 103.
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(I) Tenant

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