Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
Dr. John Rilling
The separation of the lay and ecclesiastical courts complicated the law of succession as they drew a distinction between real and personal property. Laws pertaining to land were molded by royal courts of common law and equity, whereas laws relevant to succession of chattels were based on Roman and canonical law as interpreted by the ecclesiastical courts.
Martin, Timothy L., "The evolution of the statute of uses and its effects on English Law" (1981). Honors Theses. 1064.