A manual for the genealogist, topographer, antiquary and legal professor

John Russell Smith, 1856 - 526 pages
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Page 37 - September be made and executed shall be adjudged fraudulent and void («) against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for valuable consideration, unless such memorial thereof be registered as by this Act is directed before the registering of the memorial of the deed or conveyance under which such subsequent purchaser or mortgagee shall claim...
Page 469 - Agent under an Act passed in the Session of Parliament held in the First and Second Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to facilitate the Recovery of Possession of Tenements after due Determination of the Tenancy.
Page 131 - Inquisitions on murder, theft, felonies, fugitives, of the king's lands, &c. In all such cases a writ was addressed to the escheator of the county where the place was situated, by whom a jury was assembled to ascertain by their verdict whether it would be to the damage of the king or of others, if the privilege sought were granted: thence called Inquisitions
Page 145 - A Catalogue of the Lords, Knights, and Gentlemen that have compounded for their Estates.
Page 36 - Rotulorum and two justices of the peace and the clerk of the peace of the same county or counties or two of them at the least whereof the clerk of the peace to be one ; and the same enrolment to be had and made within six months next after the date of the same writings indented...
Page 313 - Holgate, Jerome B. American Genealogy ; being a History of some of the Early Settlers of North America, and their Descendants, from their First Emigration to the Present Time, with Intermarriages, etc.
Page 298 - Account of the Seals of the Kings, Royal Boroughs, and Magnates of Scotland, by Thomas Astle, Esq.
Page 286 - Sepulchral Monuments of Great Britain, applied to illustrate the history of families manners, habits, and arts at the different ^periods from the Norman Conquest to the Seventeenth Century.
Page 62 - Most of these ancient petitions appear to have been presented in consequence of assaults and trespasses, and a variety of outrages which were cognizable at common law, but for which the party complaining was unable to obtain redress, in consequence of the maintenance or protection afforded to his adversary by some powerful baron, or by the sheriff or other officer of the county in which they occurred.
Page 43 - But this personal attendance growing troublesome in many respects, the tenants found means of compounding for it, by first sending others in their stead, and in process of time by making a pecuniary satisfaction to the crown in lieu of it. This pecuniary satisfaction at last came to be levied by assessments, at so much for every knight's fee, under the name of scutages...

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