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Written by Line
(1/25/2004 2:22 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Entails.., penned by DeborahAnn
This is true, but as Julie mentions, the law could be at least partly circumvented if the bride-to-be had a smart, foresighted parent or guardian and a good lawyer (solicitor?) to draw up her marriage settlement (the equivalent of the modern "prenup") before the wedding. Of course, all too often this didn't happen.
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