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Crown Private Estate Act 1800

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4 His Majesty, his heirs and successors, may sell or devise such estates as his Majesty’s subjects may like estates belonging to them. Trustees shall convey such estates as his Majesty, etc. shall direct. Provisions for conveyance of trust estates by infants shall extend to trustees for his Majesty.E+W+S

And notwithstanding any thing in the said recited Acts contained, or any other statute, law, custom or usage to the contrary, it shall be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, from time to time, by any instrument under his and their royal sign manual attested by two or more witnesses, or by his and their last will and testament in writing, or any writing in the nature of a last will or testament, to be signed and published by his Majesty, his heirs and successors respectively, in the presence of and to be attested by three or more witnesses, at his and their free will and pleasure, to grant, sell, give or devise all and every or any of the manors, messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments, so purchased or to be purchased by or which have or shall so come to his Majesty, his heirs or successors as aforesaid, whether of freehold or copyhold or customary or leasehold tenure, and whether conveyed or assured to or otherwise vested in his Majesty, his heirs or successors, or to or in any person or persons in trust for his Majesty, his heirs or successors as aforesaid, unto any person or persons, for any estate or estates, or for any intents or purposes, his Majesty, his heirs or successors respectively shall think fit, as any of his Majesty’s subjects may grant, sell, give or devise any the like manors, messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments respectively, belonging to such subjects respectively, by their respective deeds or other instruments or last wills and testaments respectively ; and all and every person and persons who shall be seised or possessed of or entitled to any such manors, messuages, lands, tenements or hereditaments respectively, or any estate or interest therein respectively, in trust for his Majesty, his heirs or successors respectively, shall convey, surrender, assign or otherwise assure the same, in such manner as his Majesty, his heirs or successors, under his or their royal sign manual respectively, to be attested as aforesaid, shall direct; and all and every of the provisions made by law for the conveyance of trust estates by infants, idiots and [F1persons of unsound mind] , shall extend to such persons as are or shall be a trustee or trustees for his Majesty, his heirs and successors respectively, and such trust estates shall be conveyed, surrendered and assured by such infants, idiots and [F1persons of unsound mind] , or the committees of such idiots or [F1persons of unsound mind] accordingly.

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