disherison


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disherison

(dɪsˈhɛrɪzən)
n
(Law) archaic the deprivation of an inheritance

disherison

Archaic. 1. the act of disinheriting.
2. the condition of being disinherited.
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but only upon Birth-Right: In addition, that the chief Cause of all, or most Rebellions in Christendom, is a Papistical and Fanatical belief, that temporal Dominion is founded on Grace: Written on Occasion of the Czar of Muscovys Reasons in his late Manifesto for the Disherison of his Eldest son, from the succession of the Crown (London: Boreham, 1718).
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Whereas Gifts or Alienations of Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments, in Mortmain, are prohibited or restrained by Magna Charta, and divers other wholsome Laws, as prejudicial to and against the common Utility; nevertheless this publick Mischief has-of late greatly increased by many Persons, to Uses called Charitable Uses, to take place after their Deaths, to the Disherison of their lawful "Heirs": For Remedy whereof be it enacted .