forfeit to the crown

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  • This meant that upon his death his estate would have been forfeit to the crown.
  • His goods, as well as those of his wife, were forfeited to the Crown. Cited from The Scottish Reformation, by Alexander F. Mitchell
  • As for the lands of other men, in William's theory all was forfeited to the crown. Cited from William the Conqueror, by E.A. Freeman
  • His title and lands had been forfeited to the crown.
  • This provided loss of all income, which was forfeited to the Crown.
  • A suicide may bequeath real estate, but personal property is forfeited to the crown. Cited from The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  • The estate passed through several hands until it was forfeit to the Crown in 1593.
  • Yet on evidence so obtained whole baronies and counties were declared forfeited to the Crown. Cited from A Popular History of Ireland V2, by T.D. McGee
  • The two transmitters were forfeited to the Crown and the remained of property returned.
  • His goods were forfeit to the crown on account of his illegitimacy.
  • It was held that the treasure was not a religious offering and was therefore forfeit to the crown.
  • Once again, his vast estates forfeited to the crown.
  • His lands and property were forfeited to the Crown.
  • He had owed very large debts to persons who had forfeited to the Crown all that belonged to them. Cited from History of England, James II V. 5, Macaulay
  • All of their lands and titles were forfeited to the Crown including Balvenie Castle.
  • His estate and title of baronet were forfeited to the crown.
  • However, his honours and lands had already been forfeited to the Crown by attainder.
  • Thou art found, as thou must needs admit, in possession of a contraband article forfeit to the crown by operation of law. Cited from The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales, by Richard Garnett
  • His estates thereby became forfeit to the crown, and Elizabeth became the King's ward.
  • Edmund did not inherit his father's lands and titles as they were forfeited to the Crown.
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