First, since the statute attempted to curb acts "in prejudice and disherison
of our lord the King," this could not apply to Chancery, since the king cannot he disinherited of jurisdiction by his own prerogative court.
or in exile of men to the disherison
of him in the reversion or remainder" (I.
Commenting on twelfth-century Norman theories of disherison
and sanctions against realty, Goebel writes: [T]he ultimate sanction in a law [against bargain breach] is the loss of the land, the consideration for the performance of services.