Quia Emptores, Statute of

1290. Also called the Third Statute of Westminster, its purpose was similar to the Statute of *Mortmain. Quia Emptores restricted the letting out of land under terms which restricted a lord's dues. -

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  • Quia Emptores — (medieval Latin for because the buyers , the incipit of the document) was a statute passed by Edward I of England in 1290 that prevented tenants from alienating their lands to others by subinfeudation. Quia Emptores, along with its companion… …   Wikipedia

  • quia emptores — whereas purchasers , the first words of a statute of 1290 that allowed freemen to alienate their lands without the consent of their feudal lord. It abolished subinfeudation. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • Quia Emptores — See statute quia emptores …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quia emptores — /kwaya em(p)toriyz/ Because the purchasers. The title of the statute of Westm. 3, (18 Edw. I, c. 1). This statute took from the tenants of common lords the feudal liberty they claimed of disposing of part of their lands to hold of themselves, and …   Black's law dictionary

  • Statute Quia Emptores — An act of Parliament in 1290 (18 Edw I ch 1), prohibiting sub infeudation as by providing that upon all sales or feoffments of lands, the feoffee shall hold the same, not of the immediate feoffor, but of the chief lord of the fee, of whom such… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Statute of frauds — The statute of frauds refers to the requirement that certain kinds of contracts be made in writing and signed.Traditionally, the statute of frauds requires a writing signed by the defendant in the following circumstances: * Contracts in… …   Wikipedia

  • Statute of Marlborough — The Statute of Marlborough (52 Hen 3) was a set of laws passed by King Henry III of England in 1267. There were twenty nine chapters, of which four are still in force. The full title was Provisions made at Marlborough in the presence of our lord… …   Wikipedia

  • Statute of Uses — The Statute of Uses (enacted in 1535 and effective in 1536) is an Act of the Parliament of England (27 Hen. VIII c. 10) passed during the reign of Henry VIII which converted all English equitable estates that were created through use into legal… …   Wikipedia

  • Statute of Westminster III — Same as Statute Quia Emptores …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Mortmain, Statute of — 15 November 1279. This statute determined that no more land could be given to the Church without royal agreement. Donating land had the effect of reducing royal tax revenues and also revenues to the baronage, since ecclesiastical land held in… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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