Date of Decision: 9 Mar 1802
Abstract: George Abercromby brought a case to be found and maintain as the freeholder (an estate in land, inherited or held for life) of Scotland, on his being the oldest son of a Peeress created by the Sovereign of United Kingdom. Defendants, some freeholders of the County of Stirling questioned that Pursuer did not have such a privilege, because he did not have connection at all with with the old Scots Peerage.
Subjects: Freeholder, Peerage of Scotland

Published Report

William Morison, The Decisions of the Court of Session (1811), 8726


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