In Roman law. Thehwrcditas was a universal succession by law to any deceased person, whether suchperson had died testate or intestate, and whether in trust (ex fidcicommisso) foranother or not. The like succession according to Prsetorian law was 6onorum possessio.The liwrcdilas was called “jaccns,” until the licrrcs took it up, i. e

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