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executor

Law a person appointed by a testator to carry out the wishes expressed in his will
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In his will, Nkrumah appointed her his literary executrix, and left her all his published and unpublished papers.
It was the management that changed at his brother's death, and he now describes the theatre as "under the Management of Mrs Priscilla Rich Executrix of the late John Rich Esqr Deceas'd, Mr Wilford and Mr Beard".
(5.6.58-62) Nowhere in the play does any character suggest that Fortune is an executrix of providence.
Janet Cormack had to swear that her husband had "died Intestate and without a Will, having whilst living and owning at the time of his Death divers Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects in the said island of Newfoundland." (71) She was granted the all important "Letters of Administration" and made executrix of Alexander's estate on condition she return to court within a year to provide "a true and perfect inventory of all the said goods, chattels and credits of the deceased which already have, or hereafter shall, come into [her] hands." (72) She was also required to post a surety set at 5,000 pounds sterling, equal to the estimated value of Alexander's estate, which would be forfeited if she did not follow the court's orders.
Muhammad Ali Chaiwalla Solicitor Bombay and Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan of Delhi as my executrix and executors and also my trustees.
She improperly served as executrix and attorney and her fees of $175,000 were excessive.
KEMPTON: 6.00 Stybba, 6.30 Executrix, 7.00 Inspector Norse, Executrix, 7.00 Inspector Norse, 7.30 Mecado, 8.00 Invasor Luck, 7.30 Mecado, 8.00 Invasor Luck, 8.30 Hamble, 9.00 Sleep Walk.
KEMPTON: 6.00 Stybba, 6.30 Executrix, 7.00 Inspector Norse, 7.30 Mecado, 8.00 Invasor Luck, 8.30 Hamble, 9.00 Sleep Walk.
Hermann-Josef Sieben, "Executrix conciliorum: Der Einsatz des Apostolischen Stuhls fur die Anerkennung und Durchsetzung der vier ersten okumenischen Konzilien (I)." Vol.
Elizabeth, the will's executrix, was then granted "the residue of all and singuler [of her husband's] goodes and ChattelIs what-soeuer."(8)Contracts conveying leased property were legally moveable, so the Cockpit lease was among Elizabeth's "residue," a fact confirmed by the general awareness afterward of who carried the keys to the theater.
When California housewife Oedipa Maas receives an unexpected request to become the executrix of her former lover's estate, she becomes involved in a worldwide conspiracy focused on two mail distribution services, Thurn und Taxis and the Tristero, an organization identified by the symbol of a muted post horn and by the garbage cans placed around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Edited by Irene Hermann, Executrix of the Estate of Paul Bowles, and Carole Blankenship, Assistant Professor of Music at Rhodes College (Memphis, TN), these three songs are traditional texts that Bowles set to original music.