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From: "Colleen" <>
Subject: Re: Another will question
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 11:31:46 -0000
I think the first word will be 'hereditments' from the Latin,
heriditermentum, and can refer to land, buildings or rents, even rights of
way. I would guess that the second term does begin with 'hered..' and is an
abreviation, as you say.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenys Petry" <>
> In one of my wills are a couple of words, I cannot make sense of despite
very good efforts.
> The sentences read "all that my freehold messuage or tenements
b---sitaments and premises"
> I cannot make out the underlined word. Later on it says "the said
messuage b---dicts and premises"
> The word could start with an "h" and/or could start "here" or "bere" and
could be an abbreviation of the first word above.