Villenage or tenure by copy of court-roll...... 257 Legacies are to be paid before debts by shop
Court baron, with the use of it.......
books, bills unsealed, or contracts by word 266
What attainders shall give the escheat to the An executor may pay which legacy he will first
Or if the executors do want, they may sell
Prayer of clergy..
any legacy to pay debts.....
He that standeth mute forfeiteth no lands, ex-
When a will is made, and no executor nanied,
cept for treason.....
administration is to be committed cum tes-
He that killeth himself forfeiteth but his
Flying for felony a forfeiture of goods... 259 ARGUMENTS ix Law IN CERTAIN GREAT AND
Lands entailed, escheat to the king for treason 258 DIFFICULT Cases....
A person attainted may purchase, but it shall The Case of Impeachment of Waste.
be to the king's use.....
The Argument in Low's Case of Tenures.... 276
Property of lands by conveyance is first distri-
The Case of Revocation of Uses...
buted into estates, for years, for life, in tail,
The Jurisdiction of the Marches.
and fee simple....
TUE LEARNED READING OF Mr. Francis Ba-
Lease for years go to the executors, and not 10
con, UPON THE STATUTE or Uses, being
his double reading to the Honourable So-
Leases, by what means they are forfeitable.... 259
ciety of Gray's Inn, 42 Eliz.......... 295
What livery of seisin is, and how it is requisite
to every estate for life.......
259 THE OFFICE OF CONSTABLES, ORIGINAL AND
Of the new device, called a perpetuity, which
Use of Court's LEET, SHERIFF's Torx,
is an entail with an addition.....
&c., with the Answers to the Questions
The inconveniences of these perpetuities..... 260 propounded by Sir Alexander Hay, Knt.,
The last and greatest estate in land is fee
touching the Office of Constables........ 315
AN ACCOUNT OF THE LATELY
The difference between a remainder and a
VICE, CALLED THE OFFICE OF COMPOSI-
What a fine is..
TIONS FON ALIENATIOXS.
What recoveries are.
What a use is..
THE GREAT INSTAURATION OF LORD
A conveyance to stand seised to a use.
Of the continuance of land by will....
Property in goods: 1. By gift. 2. By sale.
3. By stealing. 4. By waving. 5. By
8. By executorship..
By letters of administration.....
Distribution of the Work..
Where the intestate had bona notabilia in
divers dioceses, then the archbishop of
SECOND PART OF THE GREAT INSTAURATION.
that province where he died is to commit
THE Noycm ORGANUM; OR, FIVE SUGGES
An executor may refuse the executorship before
the bishop, if he have not intermeddled
with the goods......
Summary of the Second Part, digested in
An executor ought to pay, 1. Judgments. 2.
Stat. Recog. 3, Debts by bonds and bills
Aphorisms on the Interpretation of Nature and
sealed. 4. Rent unpaid. 5. Servants'
the Empire of Man....
wages. 6. Head workmen. 7. Shop
The Second Book of Aphorisms on the Inter-
book, and contracts by word...... 265
pretation of Nature, or the Reign of Man 37)
Debts due in equal degree of record, the execu-
tor may pay which of them he pleases A PREPARATION FOR A NATURAL AND EXPE-
before suit be commenced.
But it is otherwise with administrators. ....... 266 A Description of such a Natural and Experi-
Property by legacy....
266 mental History as shall be suficient and