A person who enters on land by a lawful title1 and, after his title has ended, continues in possession without statutory authority and without obtaining the consent of the person then entitled, is said to be a tenant at sufferance2, as distinct from a tenant at will who is in possession with the landlord's consent. This is so whatever the nature of the tenant's original estate, whether he was tenant for years3, or the subtenant of a tenant for years4, or a tenant at will5. A tenancy at sufferance arises by implication of law and may not be created
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