(3) But if the heir of such a person is under age and a ward, when he comes of age he shall have his inheritance without `relief' or fine
A provision to the second clause, this, in essence, is a ‘placeholder’ provision, where the rights granted to a certain group of people in the previous provision are held to those who are to inherit it until they come of age and can receive said right(s) officially. In this case, if the heir of a landowner is not of age upon the landowner’s death, the heir receives the inheritance without penalty. As explained here, the age of inheritance for a knight would be twenty-one, whereas land and or other inheritance used for more agricultural purposes would be lowered to fifteen in Medieval England.
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