De donis

DE DONIS, STATUTE. The name of an English statute passed the 13 Edwd. I. c. 1, the real design of which was to introduce perpetuities, and to strengthen the power of the barons. 6 Co. 40 a; Co. Litt. 21; Bac. Ab. Estates in tail, in prin.

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The Milanese reformer Isidoro Isolano's Summa de donis Sancti Joseph (1514-21) signals an influential high point in devotion.