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|Yes, the whole point of entails in general...
Written by Line
(4/30/2010 9:07 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, motivations for an entail, penned by Heather Leigh
...was to prevent land from being divided up, and to keep estates in the same family (girls not being considered "real" members of their own families because they would change their names and become part of their husband's family upon marriage)-: There is lots in the L&T archives on this subject, and I've linked the JaneInfo page (via the P&P Faqs) on it below.
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