The sheer liberty of emancipation is sustained by an entitlement to property that mutes the free if savage play of the market arena and lifts the weight of mortmain
from the subjects of the Law.
She recently starred as Cassandra Mortmain
in the BBC feature film "I Capture the Castle" and held a role in the MGM/UA film Nicholas Nickleby.
11) This method of circumventing the law was first and most extensively used by religious orders seeking to get around the Mortmain
Acts--a series of acts prohibiting clergy from receiving donations of land for the purpose of "prevent[ing] the alienation of lands to religious corporations that consequently became perpetually inherited in one `dead hand,' hence, the term `Mortmain
Keats's "The Living Hand" depicts literary fame as the work of mortmain
, as the poet's hand reaching directly for the reader to enforce a response.
116) A specific task force set up within the Inland Revenue, called the Mortmain
Property Task Force, has the authority to make advance rulings under certain conditions.
Actually, the Statute of Elizabeth itself was repealed in 1888, but this preamble list survived in the Mortmain
and Charitable Uses Act, 1888.
Carpentry, for example, may have been affected by the downturn in large-scale ecclesiastical spending on cathedrals and abbeys, which passed Its peak in the 1270s,(49) a trend (judging from the wage series) which was not significantly countered by such events as the Welsh castle building of Edward I's reign or the manorial spending evident on some ecclesiastical estates in the wake of the Statute of Mortmain
must be lifted to make any scientific progress at all.
Topics addressed include the contribution of London to English common law, the influence of 13th century legislation on mortmain
alienation in Flanders on French and English law, tensions between localism and centralism in the tax administration of 19th century England and the United States, the influence of the will theory of contract in the 19th century, the creation of the default judgment in 19th century English procedural reforms, legal resistance to the English Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 in the cities of Chester and Liverpool, public morality and copyright law in 19th century Britain, the relationship between legal education in England and the German historical school of law in the 19th century, and law and India at King's College London.
Though it is the mid-1930s, there's no electricity in the castle, so Cassandra Mortmain
sits in the kitchen sink to catch the last light of day as she begins writing the journal that is this delightful novel.