felo de se


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felo de se

in English law a term used to describe someone who has tried to commit suicide - felonia de se.
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Now, in my - unpleasant - experience, the DTs don't actually finish you off, though they do induce a powerful urge toward felo de se.
In his earliest fictions, Felo de Se and Langrishe, Go Down, his birthplace, Springfield House, Celbridge, is a recurring setting, and Higgins was also to later acknowledge in his trio of autobiographies that the sisters in Langrishe were actually he and his brothers in fictional drag.
Her attorneys claimed that Hales did not become a felo de se, or thereby forfeit those goods that otherwise would have gone to his executors, during his lifetime, but only upon his death.