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The Fee Tail and the Common Recovery in Medieval England : 1176-1502.

By: Series: Cambridge Studies in English Legal HistoryPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001Copyright date: ©2001Description: 1 online resource (520 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511154485
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Fee Tail and the Common Recovery in Medieval England : 1176–1502DDC classification:
  • 346.420430902
LOC classification:
  • KD854 .B53 2001
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABBREVIATIONS AND ABBREVIATED CITATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 FEE TAILS BEFORE DE DONIS -- 1. GRANTS IN FEE TAIL -- (a) Origins and early history -- (b) The duration of fee tails before De Donis -- (i) Alienation -- (ii) Succession -- 2. THE TRANSFORMATIONS OF MARITAGIUM -- (a) Maritagium and the legal reforms of Henry II -- (i) Maritagium becomes a fee tail -- (ii) Maritagium for three generations -- (b) Maritagium becomes a special fee tail -- (i) Maritagium and inheritance -- (ii) Maritagium, marriage alliances, and curtesy -- 3. MARITAGIUM AND FEE TAILS IN THE KING'S COURT: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORMEDON WRITS -- (a) Formedon in the reverter -- (b) Formedon in the descender -- (c) Formedon in the remainder -- 2 THE GROWTH OF THE "PERPETUAL'' ENTAIL -- 1. READING DE DONIS -- 2. THE STATUTORY RESTRAINT ON ALIENATION AND THE DESCENDER WRIT -- (a) Interaction of Chancery and the courts -- (b) Development of the descender writ and the last ancestor rule -- (c) The growth of perpetual restraint on alienation -- (i) 1285-1309 -- (ii) 1310-1329 -- (iii) 1330-circa 1420 -- (iv) 1420 and after -- 3. THE DURATION OF ENTAILS FOR REVERSIONS AND REMAINDERS -- (a) Reversions -- (b) Remainders -- 3 LIVING WITH ENTAILS -- 1. THE CHANGE FROM MARITAGIUM TO JOINTURE -- (a) The monetization of marriage settlements -- (b) From old to new marriage settlement -- 2. THE FREQUENCY AND USE OF ENTAILS -- (a) The frequency of fee tails -- (b) The use of entails -- (i) Grants outside the family -- (ii) Grants within the family -- APPENDIX -- 4 BARRING THE ENFORCEMENT ENTAILS OTHER THAN BY COMMON RECOVERY -- 1. THE DOCTRINE OF ASSETS BY DESCENT -- (a) Background -- (b) Inventing the doctrine of assets by descent for De Donis -- (c) Applying the doctrine.
2. THE DOCTRINE OF COLLATERAL WARRANTY -- (a) Releases and warranty -- (b) Gloucester and collateral warranty -- (c) Collateral warranties to bar remainders and reversions -- (d) Collateral warranties to bar the issue -- (e) Using collateral warranties as a bar -- 3. BARRING ENTAILS BY JUDGMENT -- 5 THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMON RECOVERY -- 1. THE ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF COMMON RECOVERIES -- 2. DEVELOPMENT OF PROCEDURE AND DOCTRINE -- (a) From writ of right to writ of entry -- (i) The writ of right -- (ii) The recompense theory and Taltarum's Case -- (iii) The writ of entry -- (b) The choice of warrantor: enter the common vouchee -- (c) Executing the judgment -- 3. THE DOUBLE VOUCHER RECOVERY -- 6 THE COMMON RECOVERY IN OPERATION -- 1. THE USES OF RECOVERIES -- (a) Dispute resolution -- (b) Sales -- (c) Resettlements and transfers into uses -- (d) Transfers into mortmain -- 2. SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE COMMON RECOVERY -- APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 6 -- SUMMARY -- I. SALES -- A. Simple sales - a manor or a fraction of a manor -- B. Simple sales - less than a manor -- C. Complicated sales -- D. Exchanges -- E. Life estates -- F. Purchases for settlements -- G. Purchases and resettlements -- H. Royal purchases and political transfers -- I. Mortgages and debt transactions -- II. TRANSFERS INTO MORTMAIN -- III. DISPUTE RESOLUTION -- A. Dispute settlements -- B. Extinguishing old claims -- C. Resettlements that also extinguish old claims -- D. Making partitions -- IV. RESETTLEMENTS AND USES -- A. Unidentified resettlements -- B. Transfers to feoffees to uses -- C. Transfers out of uses -- D. Marriage and spousal settlements -- E. Intra-family sales and transfers -- F. Regrants -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- I. UNPUBLISHED SOURCES -- Public Record Office -- British Library -- Bodleian Library -- Cambridge University Library -- Lincoln's Inn Library.
London Record Office -- II. PUBLISHED SOURCES -- III. SECONDARY WORKS -- SUBJECT AND SELECTED PERSONS INDEX -- INDEX TO PERSONS AND PLACES IN APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 6 -- Persons -- Places.
Summary: A major study of landholding in medieval England based on original sources with an extensive index.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABBREVIATIONS AND ABBREVIATED CITATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 FEE TAILS BEFORE DE DONIS -- 1. GRANTS IN FEE TAIL -- (a) Origins and early history -- (b) The duration of fee tails before De Donis -- (i) Alienation -- (ii) Succession -- 2. THE TRANSFORMATIONS OF MARITAGIUM -- (a) Maritagium and the legal reforms of Henry II -- (i) Maritagium becomes a fee tail -- (ii) Maritagium for three generations -- (b) Maritagium becomes a special fee tail -- (i) Maritagium and inheritance -- (ii) Maritagium, marriage alliances, and curtesy -- 3. MARITAGIUM AND FEE TAILS IN THE KING'S COURT: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORMEDON WRITS -- (a) Formedon in the reverter -- (b) Formedon in the descender -- (c) Formedon in the remainder -- 2 THE GROWTH OF THE "PERPETUAL'' ENTAIL -- 1. READING DE DONIS -- 2. THE STATUTORY RESTRAINT ON ALIENATION AND THE DESCENDER WRIT -- (a) Interaction of Chancery and the courts -- (b) Development of the descender writ and the last ancestor rule -- (c) The growth of perpetual restraint on alienation -- (i) 1285-1309 -- (ii) 1310-1329 -- (iii) 1330-circa 1420 -- (iv) 1420 and after -- 3. THE DURATION OF ENTAILS FOR REVERSIONS AND REMAINDERS -- (a) Reversions -- (b) Remainders -- 3 LIVING WITH ENTAILS -- 1. THE CHANGE FROM MARITAGIUM TO JOINTURE -- (a) The monetization of marriage settlements -- (b) From old to new marriage settlement -- 2. THE FREQUENCY AND USE OF ENTAILS -- (a) The frequency of fee tails -- (b) The use of entails -- (i) Grants outside the family -- (ii) Grants within the family -- APPENDIX -- 4 BARRING THE ENFORCEMENT ENTAILS OTHER THAN BY COMMON RECOVERY -- 1. THE DOCTRINE OF ASSETS BY DESCENT -- (a) Background -- (b) Inventing the doctrine of assets by descent for De Donis -- (c) Applying the doctrine.

2. THE DOCTRINE OF COLLATERAL WARRANTY -- (a) Releases and warranty -- (b) Gloucester and collateral warranty -- (c) Collateral warranties to bar remainders and reversions -- (d) Collateral warranties to bar the issue -- (e) Using collateral warranties as a bar -- 3. BARRING ENTAILS BY JUDGMENT -- 5 THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMON RECOVERY -- 1. THE ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF COMMON RECOVERIES -- 2. DEVELOPMENT OF PROCEDURE AND DOCTRINE -- (a) From writ of right to writ of entry -- (i) The writ of right -- (ii) The recompense theory and Taltarum's Case -- (iii) The writ of entry -- (b) The choice of warrantor: enter the common vouchee -- (c) Executing the judgment -- 3. THE DOUBLE VOUCHER RECOVERY -- 6 THE COMMON RECOVERY IN OPERATION -- 1. THE USES OF RECOVERIES -- (a) Dispute resolution -- (b) Sales -- (c) Resettlements and transfers into uses -- (d) Transfers into mortmain -- 2. SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE COMMON RECOVERY -- APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 6 -- SUMMARY -- I. SALES -- A. Simple sales - a manor or a fraction of a manor -- B. Simple sales - less than a manor -- C. Complicated sales -- D. Exchanges -- E. Life estates -- F. Purchases for settlements -- G. Purchases and resettlements -- H. Royal purchases and political transfers -- I. Mortgages and debt transactions -- II. TRANSFERS INTO MORTMAIN -- III. DISPUTE RESOLUTION -- A. Dispute settlements -- B. Extinguishing old claims -- C. Resettlements that also extinguish old claims -- D. Making partitions -- IV. RESETTLEMENTS AND USES -- A. Unidentified resettlements -- B. Transfers to feoffees to uses -- C. Transfers out of uses -- D. Marriage and spousal settlements -- E. Intra-family sales and transfers -- F. Regrants -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- I. UNPUBLISHED SOURCES -- Public Record Office -- British Library -- Bodleian Library -- Cambridge University Library -- Lincoln's Inn Library.

London Record Office -- II. PUBLISHED SOURCES -- III. SECONDARY WORKS -- SUBJECT AND SELECTED PERSONS INDEX -- INDEX TO PERSONS AND PLACES IN APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 6 -- Persons -- Places.

A major study of landholding in medieval England based on original sources with an extensive index.

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