Statute of uses

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(Eng. Law) the stat. 27 Henry VIII., cap. 10, which transfers uses into possession, or which unites the use and possession.
- Blackstone.

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The Preamble to the 1601 British Statute of Uses, in which our law of charities is rooted, makes no mention of religious worship or services--although it does confirm the charitable nature of the repair of churches.
6) This is the preamble of the 1536 Statute of Uses (28 Hen.
But Coscus does many of the things that, according to the Statute of Uses, English landholders did, or at least paid their lawyers to do.
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The suppression and the Statute of Uses brought enclosure, and former pasture and leased farm land disappeared with the arrival of Henry's favourites.