The Statutes at Large: From the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh Parliament of Great Britain, Anno 1761 [continued to 1806].

Front Cover
J. Bentham, 1769 - Law
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 205 - ... so to conceal the death thereof, as that it may not come to light whether it were born alive or not, but be concealed ; in every such case the...
Page 102 - It is to be inquired also of customary tenants that is to -wit how many there be, and how much land every of them holdeth, what works and customs he doth, and what the works and customs of every tenant be worth yearly, and how much rent of assize be paid yearly besides the works and customs, and which of them may be taxed at the will of the lord and which not.
Page 204 - ... any accountable receipt for any note, bill, or other security for payment of money, or any warrant or order for payment of money or delivery of goods, with intention to defraud...
Page 408 - ... shall not be granted, but only where the king may do it by his oath, that is to say, where a man slayeth another in his own defence, or by misfortune : * * * ****••*•* 12.
Page 552 - Interest therein in the Bank of England, in the Name and with the Privity of the Accountant General of...
Page 243 - ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be In writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 287 - No man shall be taken or imprisoned upon the appeal of a woman, for the death of any other than her husband.
Page 385 - Act not to extend to Cases, where the Right of Redemption is controverted, or the Money due not adjusted, or to prejudice any subsequent Mortgage.
Page 100 - To the constable it pertaineth to have cognizance of contracts touching deeds of arms and of war out of the realm, and also of things that touch war within the realm, which cannot be determined nor discussed by the common law...
Page 582 - Enacted, That no Challenge shall be taken to any Panel of Jurors for want of a Knight's being returned in such panel, nor any Array quashed by reason of any such Challenge ; any law custom or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.