Sir John Schaw, of Greenock, Bart v Dame Margaret Schaw, Alias Houston, and Sir John Houston, Bart Her Husband: HL 10 Mar 1718

Tailzie – A father infeft in an estate in life-rent, and a son infeft in fee, jointly entail the estate in the son’s contract of marriage, with prohibitory, irritant, and resolutive clauses, and with a proviso, that the father and son should jointly have power to alter; this entail was insert in the register of tailzies upon the joint supplication of the father and son, but no resignation was made nor infeftment taken thereon: the irritancies and clauses not to alter were binding upon the son (after the father’s death) even supposing the substitution were gratuitous.

(1718) Robertson 203, [1718] UKHL Robertson – 203

Scotland, Land

Updated: 04 January 2022; Ref: scu.553508