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HIREDIPETA Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. Iu old English law. A seeker of an inheritance; lience, the nextheir to lands.Haeredipetse suo propinquo vel e:itra- neo periculoso sane custodi nullus committatur.To the next heir, whether a relation or a stranger, certainly a dangerousguardian, let no one be committed. Co. Litt. 886.


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