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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Article: ‘By fraud and collusion’: Feudal Revenue and Enforcement of the Statute of Marlborough, 1267-1526

Ashley Hannay recently published an article entitled, ‘By fraud and collusion’: Feudal Revenue and Enforcement of the Statute of Marlborough, 1267-1526, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law ejournal (2021). Provided below is the abstract to the Article:

Following the Statute of Marlborough, 1267, feoffments which were designed to deprive lords of wardship could in some circumstances be deemed ‘collusive’ or ‘fraudulent’. This was further complicated from the mid fourteenth century onwards by the common practice of creating uses to circumvent the
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