seisin


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Related to seisin: disseisin, feoffment, Livery of seisin

seisin

The possession of real property by one who claims to own a freehold interest, which is generally everything except a leasehold interest.

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33) <<Primer seisin was a feudal burden, only incident to the king's tenants in capite, and not to those who held of inferior or mense lords.
47) In Shilts, the trial court had equated seisin with physical possession.
Much of the court's ruling focused on the plaintiff's breach of seisin award against the seller as opposed to the title claim against his insurer.
26) With the greater significance of modern day practices and rules contributing to the rejection of feudal formalities like seisin, the court reasoned it was within its purview to recognize a non-traditional form like a leasehold for life.
Her heirs are her sons, William Hawys and Robert Hawys, who will have entry to the said tenements by the heriot after the death of John Margery [2], who will hold the tenements for his lifetime by the law of England; seisin was delivered to him in that form.
abolishing livery of seisin and requiring written formalities for
10) The wife, by contrast, could neither contract, nor appear in court, nor have seisin of land except through her husband.
We can begin to see the specific legal context of Donne's satire by considering the following call for legal reform from earlier in the sixteenth century: "Where by the common laws of this realm, lands, tenements, and hereditaments be not devisable by testament, nor ought to be transferred from one to another, but by solemn livery and seisin, matter of record, writing sufficient made bona fide, without covin or fraud, yet nevertheless divers and sundry imaginations, subtle inventions, and practices have been used, whereby the hereditaments of this realm have been conveyed from one to another by fraudulent feoffments, fines, recoveries, and other assurances craftily made.
Lo que se aplica, con respecto a la tierra, es el concepto de seisin o saisine (frances arcaico), cuyo uso se generalizo a partir de 1138, segun Petit Robert y que Bloch define como "la posesion (del bien inmueble) protegida y legitimada por la tradicion'.
The 2001 Regulation unifies the seisin rule through Article 30, which states that seisin occurs in the court of any Contracting State 'when the document instituting the proceedings is lodged with the court' provided that the claimant does not fail to take steps to serve the Defendant appropriately.
As early as 1236, English "statutes were enacted prohibiting real property actions if they were based on a seisin prior to a given date, such as the coronation of Henry II.
Smith notes that such indigenous concepts are similar to the concept of seisin that, in early English law, preceded the concept of ownership.