What is BREVE TESTATUM?

A written memorandum introduced to perpetuate the tenor of the conveyance and investiture of lands. 2 Bl. Comm. 307. In Scotch law. A similar memorandum made out at the time of the transfer, attested by the pares curia; and by the seal of the superior. Bell.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of BREVE TESTATUM helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary