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Paradine v. Jane
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Plaintiff sued Defendant under a lease for years for unpaid rent. Defendant pleaded that as a result of the invasion of an enemy of the King Defendant was forced out of possession of the property and was unable to take the profits. Defendant refused to pay Plaintiff rent for the time he was forced out of possession by the army. Plaintiff demurred and the plea was held to be insufficient.
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