Jean Ristat, Aragon's testamentary executor, himself a poet and novelist, was Aragon's last friend.
While each could make testamentary dispositions to the other, such bequests were subject to certain statutory rights of the spouse or any legitimate children.
While noblewomen were more likely to make charitable bequests, in other respects their testamentary behavior resembled men's.
She finds that mothers used testamentary legacies to balance the inequality among children required by primogeniture: they may even privilege the cadets over the first-born son.
Augustus's testamentary review of legionary strength, and his summation of public revenues and expenses, underlay his recommendation that the borders of the empire be frozen in perpetuity.
By Clause 10 he declared that all death duties and funeral and testamentary expenses should be paid in equal shares out of the shares in his estate given to Colin, Peter and John.
Where an unmarried father who is a guardian appoints a testamentary guardian in his will, the validity of that appointment depends on the declaration being found after his death.
Mr Parker claimed that due to his mother's illness, she lacked the testamentary capacity to make a valid will.
The question is whether the court is satisfied that the contents do truly represent the testator's testamentary intentions.
It was accepted that the second 1990 will had been duly executed, but the deceased's testamentary capacity was in issue.