Peerage Law in England: A Practical Treatise for Lawyers and Laymen. With an Appendix of Peerage Charters and Letters Patent. (In English.)

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Stevens and Sons, Limited, 1907 - 314 pagina's
 

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Pagina 61 - ... where any doubt arises upon the true sense and meaning of the words themselves, or any difficulty as to their application under the surrounding circumstances, the sense and meaning of the language may be investigated and ascertained by evidence dehors the instrument itself ; for both reason and common sense agree that by no other means can the language of the instrument he made to speak the real mind of the party.
Pagina 188 - ... that 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 aliene the land so given, but that it shall remain unto the issue of them to whom it was given after their death, or shall revert unto the giver or his heirs if issue fail...
Pagina 145 - Subject to the provisions hereinafter mentioned, and to the prescribed rules, any court may commit to prison for a term not exceeding six weeks, or until payment of the sum due, any person who makes default in payment of any debt or instalment of any debt due from him in pursuance of any order or judgment of that or any other compctent court.
Pagina 284 - To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Pagina 13 - Britain, when the lords declared by a majority of five, that no patent of honour granted to any peer of Great Britain, who was a peer of Scotland at the time of the Union, entitled such peer to sit and vote in parliament, or to sit upon the trial of peers.
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Pagina 60 - I take to be, that, where the words of any written instrument are free from ambiguity in themselves, and where external circumstances *do not create any doubt or difficulty as to the proper application of those words to claimants under the instrument, or the subject-matter to which the instrument relates, such instrument is always to be construed according to the strict plain common meaning of the words themselves ; and that, in such case, evidence dehors...

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