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This foot note contained in document ADMS-05-01-02-0006-0005-0002
6. The statute, 32 Hen. 8, c. 2, ยง2 (1540), provides that no writ of entry may be maintained upon the seisin of an ancestor or predecessor which was not in effect within fifty years prior to the date of the writ. As to the statute of 21 Jac. 1, see text and note 7 above.