A High Court action making a minor a ward of court.
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High Court action making a minor a ward of court
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Ward'ship noun 1.
The office of a ward or keeper; care and protection of a ward; guardianship; right of guardianship. « Wardship
is incident to tenure in socage.» Blackstone. 2.
The state of begin under a guardian; pupilage. « It was the wisest act . ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/7
• (n.) The office of a ward or keeper; care and protection of a ward; guardianship; right of guardianship. • (n.) The state of begin under a guardian; pupilage.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/wardship/
Eng. law. Wardship was the right of the lord over the person and estate of the tenant, when the latter was under a certain age. When a tenant by knight's service died, and his heir was under age, the lord was entitled to the custody of the person and the lands of the heir, without any account, until the ward, if a male, should arrive at the age of ...Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/w039.htm
A High Court action making a minor a ward of court.Found on http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/glossary
care and protection of a ward ; the right to the custody of an infant heir of a feudal tenant and of the heir's property. Wardships were valuable prizes bestowed by the king, upon deserving courtiers, e.g. Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, the boon companion of Henry VIII was granted the wardship of Catherine Willoughby, the daughter of Katharine o...Found on http://tudorswiki.sho.com/page/Tudor+Words+Glossary
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