"Our Constitution.": An Epitome of Our Chief Laws and System of Government. With an Introductory Essay

F. Warne, 1867 - 336 Seiten

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Seite 331 - that every will shall be construed, with reference to the real estate and personal estate comprised in it, to speak and take effect as if it had been executed immediately before the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Seite 170 - By marriage, the husband and wife are one person in law ; that is, the very being or legal existence of the woman is deemed suspended during marriage, or at least is incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband, under whose protection she performs every thing.
Seite 71 - 1688-9, and afterwards enacted in Parliament on their accession to the throne. It sets forth, 1. That the power of suspending laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, without consent of Parliament, is illegal. 2. That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the
Seite 72 - treason ought to be freeholders. 12. That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction are illegal and void. 13. And that for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening, and preserving of the laws, Parliament ought to be held frequently.
Seite 330 - or by another will or codicil executed in manner hereinbefore required, or by some writing declaring an intention to revoke the same, and executed in the manner in which a will is hereinbefore required to be executed, or by the burning, tearing, or otherwise destroying the same by the testator, or by .some person in his presence
Seite 332 - or revived by any codicil, shall for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been made at the time at which the same shall be so re-executed, republished, or revived ; and that this Act shall not extend to any estate pur autre vie of any person who shall die before
Seite 89 - The second being the equitable jurisdiction, which is the most extensive, in which he proceeds by the rules of equity and good conscience, and moderates the rigour of the common law, considering rather the intention than the words of the law, equity being the correction of that wherein the law, by reason of its universality, is deficient. The
Seite 328 - whether freehold or customary freehold, tenant-right, customary or copyhold, or of any other tenure, and whether a corporeal or incorporeal hereditament, it shall go to the executor or administrator of the party that had the estate thereof by virtue of the grant, and if
Seite 332 - in such trustee the fee-simple, or other the whole legal estate which the testator had power to dispose of by will in such real estate, and not an estate determinable when the purposes of the trust shall be satisfied.
Seite 328 - come to the executor or administrator either by reason of a special occupancy, or by virtue of this Act, it shall be assets in his hands, and shall be applied and distributed in the same manner as the personal estate of the testator or intestate. The

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