Last Wills and Testaments in England 1500-1800
Recueils de la Societe Jean Bodin pour l'Histoire Comparative des Institutions, Vol. 60, pp. 47-83, 1993
37 Pages Posted: 18 May 2010
Date Written: 1993
Discusses the means available to property owners in England between approximately 1500 and 1800 to control the disposition of their property upon death. Addresses intestacy, objects of the last will and testament, the will in the courts, requirements of wills, revocation, executors, who could make a testament, and restrictions on who may take property.
Keywords: wills, testament, intestacy, executor
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