Chattels Sentence Examples
They neither manufactured nor possessed any chattels beyond such articles of clothing, weapons, ornaments and utensils as they might carry on their persons, or in the family store-bag for daily use.
Within a few months the ageing master uprooted himself from Milan, and moved with his chattels and retinue of pupils to Rome, into the service of the house that first befriended him, the Medici.
I started to notice household chattels in my travels.
Enactments about the pursuit of thieves, and the calling in of warrantors to justify sales of chattels, are other expressions of the difficulties attending peaceful intercourse.
Churchwardens are always lay persons, and as they may, like "artificial persons," hold goods and chattels and bring actions for them, they are recognized in law as quasi-corporations.Advertisement
Experience, however, has 1 Up to the middle of the 15th century "seisin " was applied to chattels equally with freeholds, the word " possessed " being rarely used.
But such transfers of human chattels occur seldom, and there is nothing during the English feudal period corresponding to the brisk trade in men characteristic of the ancient world.
Feudal masters could not afford to act with the ruthless cruelty of slaveholders relying on government and civilization to back their claims to a complete sway over their human chattels.
Wives are not mere appendages or chattels of their husbands, rather the welfare of his wife must be a man's first concern.
An involuntary bailee must not wrongfully dispose of the chattels or take any positive steps to damage or destroy them.Advertisement
They do not include any chattels used at the death of the intestate for business purposes nor money or securities for money.
There is no other " general rule of law " dealing with the effect of attaching chattels to real property.
If the official receiver volunteers to keep chattels, he is under a duty to take reasonable care to keep the chattels safe.
If there are no children the spouse receives the personal chattels, the first £ 200,000 and half the rest of the Estate outright.
The Trustees have recently received the support of the Courts following a dispute over the ownership of certain valuable chattels.Advertisement
The ethical structure of that day covered wives, but had not yet been extended to human chattels.
Glossary of terms chattels All personal items of the person making the Will, which have not already been gifted as specific items.
Can any meaningful human endeavor today remain meaningful when the " bottom line " is that the participants must operate as chattels?
Laws, however, did not protect the women, who were the mere chattels of their lords.
The interests of the Austrian margraves and dukes were not confined to the acquisition of wealth either in land or chattels.Advertisement
It will be formed naturally, for instance, in cases when one barbarous community conquers another, but it is not able to destroy entirely the latter or to treat its members as mere chattels.
But, in fact, serfdom naturally took the form of an ugly ownership of live chattels on the part of a privileged class, and all sorts of excesses, of cruelty, ruthless exploitation and wanton caprice, followed as a matter of course.
If his wealth consisted of chattels only, he was a bo-aire (cow-aire).
Actions to recover settled chattels Actions to recover settled chattels 28.
To finance the maintenance fund we have to sell chattels.Advertisement
A slave belonged to his master; he was bought and sold like other chattels.
The principle is of ancient origin; as regards goods and chattels it was part of the ancient customs of London and the province of York, and as regards land descending in coparcenary it has always been part of the common law of England under the name of hotch-pot.