delivery of the thing given iii acceptance 3 intestate of or relating to a

Delivery of the thing given iii acceptance 3

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6.Delivery- the requirement of delivery is that controlof the subject matter of the gift must pass from the donor to the donee. 5
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Chapter 3 Possessory Estates A. Up from Feudalism- English developed one of two great legal systems of the western world. 1. Tenure- a right term or mode of holding lands or tenements in subordination to a superior. King | Tenant in Chief | Mesne lord | Tenant in demesne a. Domesday Book- recorded the holder of each tract of land in England and the services by which the land was held. b. subinfeudation- the tenant in chief granting a parcel of his land to a subtenant in exchange for the service of one or more knights or for some other service necessary to support the loan lord c. alienate - to transfer or convey to another 2. Feudal Tenures and Services a. Free Tenures- military security, economic support, and support of the church. Free tenures held by free men who were vassals but not peasants; they were men of power. (1) Military Tenures- men who fight Knight service - required to provide a specified number of men to fight for the king for 40 days each year. The king was always at war. Grand sergeanty - services might include carrying the royal banner or safeguarding the royal treasury (2) Economic Tenure- men who work •to provide subsistence maintenance for the overlords •any kind of service could be reserved (i.e. money rent) (3) Religious Tenures- men who pray ( a.k.a frankalmoign) • service from the ecclesiates, which might be night service or scoage or singing mass b. Unfree Tenure: Villeinage peasants who worked the manorial lands were called villains •copyhold - villain tenant came to hold “by custom of the manor”; their rights were set worth on manorial records and copy given to the tenant 3. Feudal Incidents- a tenant owed other duties and was subject to several liabilities benefiting his lord. These
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