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Penal Statutes.”

Bacon, Nathaniel, “ Discourses upon the Laws and Government of

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Fox, “ Acts and Monuments,"

« Calendar."

Glanvil, Law of England.
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Hales, Sir Mat. “ Of Parliament."
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