mancipatory will


Roman law
: an early form of will wherein a conveyance was made by the ceremony of mancipation by the owner of the family property to the buyer thereof who was charged with transferring the inheritance to an unknown heir or legatee named in a sealed document written by the testator

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“Mancipatory will.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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