hereditament


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Related to hereditament: Incorporeal hereditament, appurtenance

Hereditament

Anything that can be passed by an individual to heirs.

There are two types of hereditaments: corporeal and incorporeal.

A corporeal hereditament is a permanent tangible object that can be seen and handled and is confined to the land. Materials, such as coal, timber, stone, or a house are common examples of this type of hereditament.

An incorporeal hereditament is an intangible right, which is not visible but is derived from real or Personal Property. An Easement is a classic example of this type of hereditament, since it is the right of one individual to use another's property and can be inherited.

hereditament

n. any kind of property which can be inherited. This is old-fashioned language still found in some wills and deeds.

hereditament

noun bequest, devise, heirloom, heritage, heritance, inheritable property, inheritance, patrimony, personal property capable of being inherited, property which may descend to an heir, real property caaable of being inherited
Associated concepts: corporeal hereditament, easement, innorporeal hereditament
See also: bequest, demesne, domain, estate, fee, freehold, heritage, property, real estate

hereditament

real property whether tangible or intangible.
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We can begin to see the specific legal context of Donne's satire by considering the following call for legal reform from earlier in the sixteenth century: "Where by the common laws of this realm, lands, tenements, and hereditaments be not devisable by testament, nor ought to be transferred from one to another, but by solemn livery and seisin, matter of record, writing sufficient made bona fide, without covin or fraud, yet nevertheless divers and sundry imaginations, subtle inventions, and practices have been used, whereby the hereditaments of this realm have been conveyed from one to another by fraudulent feoffments, fines, recoveries, and other assurances craftily made.
For avoiding all fraudulent conveyances, and that every man may know what estate or interest other men may have in any houses, lands, or other hereditaments they are to deal in, it is therefore ordered, that after the end of this month no mortgage, bargain, sale, or grant hereafter to be made of any house, lands, rents, or other hereditaments, shall be of force against any other person except the grantor and his heirs, unless the same be recorded, as is hereafter expressed [Shurtleff 1853: vol.
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