Pakenham's Case

Pakenham's Case, Y.B. 42 Ed. III 3, pl. 14, was an old English case that held that the owner of a manor could enforce a covenant that had been made with the previous owner of the manor. The covenant was that a convent and prior would sing in the manor chapel every week.[1]


  1. ^ Casner, A.J. et al. Cases and Text on Property, Fifth Edition. Aspen Publishers, New York, NY: 2004, p. 955