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==Facts==
 
==Facts==
Peter Beswick was a coal merchant. He agreed to sell his business to his nephew, the respondent, if he paid him a certain sum of money for as long as he lived, and then to pay his wife (the appellant) £5 per week for the rest of her life after he died. He died, and the nephew only paid his aunt once before stating that no contract existed between them. She was also the administratrix of her husband's will. Mrs. Beswick was unsuccessful at trial and [[Beswick v Beswick (1966)|successful at appeal]], which John Joseph Beswick appealed.
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Peter Beswick was a coal merchant. He agreed to sell his business to his nephew, the respondent, if he paid him a certain sum of money for as long as he lived, and then to pay his wife (the appellant) £5 per week for the rest of her life after he died. He died, and the nephew only paid his aunt once before stating that no contract existed between them. She was also the administrator of her husband's will. Mrs. Beswick was unsuccessful at trial and [[Beswick v Beswick (1966)|successful at appeal]], which John Joseph Beswick appealed.
 
==Issue==
 
==Issue==
 
#Is Mrs Beswick able to sue her nephew either in her own personal capacity, as the executrix of the will, or both?
 
#Is Mrs Beswick able to sue her nephew either in her own personal capacity, as the executrix of the will, or both?

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