Dr Andrew Heron v John Vining Heron: HL 31 Jan 1770

Succession – Deed – Implied Revocation.-
A father executed a settlement in form of an entail, in favour of his eldest son, and his heirs-male; whom failing, to his second son and his heirs-male, andc., but reserved power and faculty to himself to affect or burden the fee of the lands: Held that he was entitled to execute a subsequent disposition of the estate in favour of his second son, passing over the eldest son; reversing the judgment of the Court of Session.

[1770] UKHL 2 – Paton – 189, (1770) 2 Paton 189


Updated: 13 January 2022; Ref: scu.561659