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Coke’s Advice on Executing Wills of Land

Title

Coke’s Advice on Executing Wills of Land

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Excerpt

This essay explores the advice Edward Coke provided for testators executing wills of land. Coke listed eight suggested practices at the end of his report of Butler and Baker's Case (1591). This list is examined in light of the Statute of Wills (1540) and the Statute of Frauds (1677). Text in English with Italian abstract.

ISBN

9788849822458

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Rubbettino

City

Genoa

Keywords

Coke, wills, testaments, land, statute of wills, statute of frauds, English legal history

Disciplines

Law | Legal History