Note 083
From Chapter 69 of the Decline & Fall

If a possession of four centuries were not itself a title, such objection might annul the bargain; but the purchase money must be refunded, for indeed it was paid.

Civitatem Avenionem emit . . . per ejusmodi venditionem pecuniâ redundates, etc. (iida Vita Clement. VI. in Baluz. tom. i. p. 272. Muratori, Script. tom. iii. P. ii. p. 565).

The only temptation for Jane and her second husband was ready money, and without it they could not have returned to the throne of Naples.

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