Cases Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery: Originally Published by Order of the Court, from the Manuscripts of Thomas Vernon : with References to the Proceedings in the Court, and to Later Cases : Together with Tables of the Names of the Principal Cases, and of the Cases Cited in the Notes : Also, of the Principal Matters and of the Matters Contained in the Notes, Volumen1

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Página 98 - Nottingham ; that if a man will improvidently bind himself up by a voluntary deed, and not reserve a liberty to himself by a power of revocation, this Court will not loose the fetters he hath put upon himself : but he must lie down under his own folly...
Página 110 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate...
Página 354 - For the defendant Stapely it was insisted, that there was no sufficient proof of notice of the plaintiff's agreement, and that if there was notice, yet the agreement was not perfect nor binding by the act against Frauds and Perjuries, it not being signed. THE LORD CHANCELLOR [LORD JEFFREYS] declared, that in as much as possession was delivered according to the agreement, he took the bargain to be executed...
Página 29 - Also the King shall provide, when any (that beforetime hath had his wit and memory) happen to fail of his wit as there are many per lucida intervalla, that their lands and tenements shall be safely kept without waste and destruction, and that they and their household shall live and be maintained competently with the profits of the same, and the residue besides their sustentation shall be kept to their use, to be delivered unto them when they come to right mind...
Página 29 - The King shall have the custody of the lands of natural fools, taking the profits of them without waste or destruction, and shall find them their necessaries, of whose fee soever the lands be holden ; and after the death of such idiots he shall render [it *] to the right heirs, so that such, idiots shall not aliene, nor their heirs shall be disinherited.
Página 119 - ... an account shall be taken of what is due from the one party to the other in respect of such mutual dealings, and the sum due from the one party shall be set off against any sum due from the other party, and the balance of such account, and no more, shall be claimed or paid on either side respectively...
Página 409 - Anne by any writing purporting [to be] her will, or other writing under her hand, should appoint; and for want of such appointment, in trust for her and her heirs. The question was, whether this was an use executed by the statute...
Página 74 - ... the person for a fraud, they tell you, you must not intermeddle here, because the fraud, though committed here, concerns lands that lie in Ireland, which makes the jurisdiction local; and so would wholly elude the jurisdiction of this court. But certainly they forget the case of Archer and Preston, in which case, if in any, the jurisdiction was local, the matter there being not only for land that lay in Ireland, but of a title under the act of settlement there; yet the defendant coming into England,...
Página 229 - A term for years was assigned to trustees, in trust for husband and wife, during their lives, and the life of the longer liver of them...
Página 63 - ... to his wife upon, trust and confidence that she would not dispose thereof but for the benefit of her children.

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