DEVENERUNT

Definition of DEVENERUNT in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DEVENERUNT

A writ, now obsolete, directed to the king's escheators when any of the king's tenants in capite dies, and when his son and heir dies within age and in the king's custody, com. manding the escheators, that by the oaths of twelve good and lawful men they shall inquire what lands or tenements by the death of the tenant have come to the king. Dyer, 360; Termes de la Ley; Keilw. 199a; Blount; Cowell.

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