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Unformatted text preview: performance of an obligation. Also a remedy to ensure a court appearance or payment of fees etc. Disseise - To dispossess or to deprive. Escheat - Right of the lord of a fee to re-enter upon the same when it became vacant by the extinction of the blood of the tenant. Intestate - To die without a will. Mort d'Ancestor - Real action to recover a person's lands of which he had been deprived on the death of his ancestor by the abatement of intrusion of a stanger. Novel Disseisin - Writ of Assize for the recovery of lands and tenements. Praecipe - An original writ drawn up in the alternative commanding the defendant to do the thing required. Scutage - Tax or contribution raised by someone holding lands by knight's service used to furnish the King's army. Socage - A species of Tenure where the tenant held lands in consideration of certain inferior services of husbandry by him to the lord of the fee....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HIST 106 taught by Professor Morgan during the Fall '08 term at University of Iowa.
- Fall '08