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

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M. C. Mirow

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law

Date Written: 1993

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Mirow, M. C., Last Wills and Testaments in England 1500-1800 (1993). Recueils de la Societe Jean Bodin pour l'Histoire Comparative des Institutions, Vol. 60, pp. 47-83, 1993, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1610314

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