The Commentaries Or Reports of Edmund Plowden, of the Middle-Temple, Esq., an Apprentice of the Common Law: Containing Divers Cases Upon Matters of Law Argued and Adjudged in the Several Reigns of King Edward VI. Queen Mary, King and Queen Philip and Mary and Queen Elizabeth

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Page 100 - ... to all intents, constructions and purposes in the law, of and in such like estates as they had or shall have in use, trust or confidence of or in the same...
Page 154 - ... over and above his costs and charges by him about his suit in this behalf expended to , and for those costs and charges to forty shillings.
Page 299 - ... had, made, ordained, or provided, or any other thing, cause, or matter, whatsoever, in any wise notwithstanding.
Page 153 - ... the will of the giver according to the form in the deed of gift manifestly expressed shall be from henceforth observed, so that they to whom the land was given under such condition shall have no power to...
Page 196 - ... people from doing such an act, they have interpreted to permit some people to do it, and those which include every person in the letter, they have adjudged to reach to some persons only ; which expositions have always been founded upon the intent of the legislature, which they have collected sometimes by considering the cause and necessity of making the act, sometimes by comparing one part of the act with another, and sometimes by foreign circumstances.
Page 12 - SIXTH, by the grace of God, king of England, France, and Ireland ; Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England, and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head ; to all Schoolmasters and Teachers of youth.
Page 280 - Tenant in tail special is, where lands or tenements are given to a man, and to his wife, and to the heirs of their two bodies begotten. In this case none shall inherit by force of this gift but those that be engendered between them two.
Page 224 - Death, for as to this Body the King never dies, and his natural Death is not called in our Law ... the Death of the King, but the Demise of the King, not signifying by the Word (Demise) that the Body politic of the King is dead, but that there is a Separation of the two Bodies, and that the Body politic is transferred and conveyed over from the Body natural now dead, or now removed from the Dignity royal, to another Body natural.
Page 51 - AB within-bounden, being thereunto required, do render and deliver the said letters of administration (approbation of such testament being first had and made) in the said court ; then this obligation to be void and of none effect, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 249 - ... this or that particular way. The third is the perfection, which is the execution of what the mind has resolved to do. And this perfection consists of two parts, viz., the beginning and the end. The beginning is...

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