escheat propter defectum sanguinis

Escheat for failure of blood relations.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • propter defectum sanguinis — ˈsaŋgwənə̇s adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin, on account of lack of blood kin : for lack of an heir escheat an estate propter defectum sanguinis …   Useful english dictionary

  • propter defectum sanguinis — Through failure of blood; that is, through failure of issue. If the tenant dies without heirs, it is a cause for the escheat of the land to the lord. See 2 Bl Comm 245 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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