mort d'ancestor definition

  • noun:
    • In English law, a writ of assize by which a demandant sued to recuperate possession of an inheritance (from his parent, sibling or sis, uncle or aunt, nephew or niece) which a wrong-doer had deprived him regarding loss of the ancestor. It had been repealed by 3 and 4 will most likely. IV., c. 27.
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