English Covenants Law and Legal Definition

In property law, English covenants refers to a set of six traditional covenants of title made by the seller of a parcel of land to the buyer of that parcel. They are (1) covenant for seisin; (2) covenant of the right to convey; (3) covenant against encumbrances; (4) covenant for quiet enjoyment; (5) covenant of general warranty; and (6) covenant for further assurances.

Covenants of title is a guarantee made by the seller of a parcel of land to the buyer of that parcel regarding the legal status of the title.