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6. Tort, Property, and Reputation: The Expansion of the Action on the Case

D. J. IBBETSON

in A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198764113
eISBN:
9780191709852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764113.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

This chapter discusses the development of nominate torts to protect property interests and reputation. From its earliest roots, the action of trespass protected property rights. So long as there had ... More


The Action of Ejectment and the Recognition of the Copyholder

A. W. B. Simpson

in A History of the Land Law

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255376
eISBN:
9780191681585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255376.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

By the close of the medieval period the real actions had become very unsatisfactory, and a way of escape from their complexities was found in the action of eiectio fi'rmae, a variety of the writ of ... More


The term of years

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows the steps whereby the tenant for years came to be protected against his lessor, and thereby to acquire an estate in land; the lease, though a chattel, became a ‘chattel real’. This ... More


Copyhold

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The principal purpose of this chapter is to show how the tenant by copy of court roll evolved from a manorial tenant in villeinage, with no protection against his lord at common law, into a landowner ... More


Other Interests in Land

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is concerned with the history of interests in land not already dealt with. The term of years, or leasehold, began as a chattel interest but changed character when it was used as a ... More


Rights-Threats

Stephen A. Smith

in Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: The Structure of Remedial Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199229772
eISBN:
9780191843839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199229772.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Chapters 6-8 explore the three main ‘causes of action’ (the facts that claimants must prove to obtain remedies) in the common law: rights-threats, wrongs, and injustices. Chapter 6’s focus, ... More


Possession and Title to Land

Luke Rostill

in Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843108
eISBN:
9780191878992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843108.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the nature of the title that is acquired through taking possession of land. It argues that the traditional view, which is that mere possession is not a source of freehold title, ... More


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