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Origin of mortmain
Words nearby mortmain
Example sentences from the Web for mortmain
It was especially exempted from the Mortmain Acts, and was allowed to acquire property to the yearly value of £10.
Also before they could hold land in mortmain it would be necessary to obtain a charter.
Charters were also necessary before lands could be acquired in mortmain.
It was in his time that the famous Statute of Mortmain was passed.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
Like most of Edward's laws the statute of Mortmain was based on earlier precedents.The History of England|T.F. Tout