History of the liberty of Peterborough and the jurisdiction of the justices of gaol delivery for the hundred of Nassaburgh

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G. C. Caster, 1905 - Justice, Administration of - 71 pages

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Page 32 - Judgment of death to be executed on any prisoner shall be carried into effect within the walls of the prison in which the offender is confined at the time of execution.
Page 52 - ... that he cause to come here, on such a day, twelve free and lawful men, liberos et legales homines, of the body of his county, by whom the truth of the matter may be better known, and who are neither of kin to the aforesaid A nor the aforesaid B, to recognize the truth of the issue between the said parties.
Page 52 - ... and every of them or any of them in any manner whatsoever ; and the said treasons and other premisses to hear and determine according to the laws and customs of...
Page 22 - next after the feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude in the...
Page 28 - For the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality.
Page 36 - ... him it hath been used to administer a book to him to try whether he can read as a clerk which by experience is found to be of no use": and enacts that without any reading the prisoner shall be punished as a clerk convict.
Page 7 - Peterborough to deliver that gaol and to do therein whatever pertains to justice according to the law and custom of our realm of England, reserving to us fines and other things belonging to us.
Page 52 - ... deceits, and all other evil doings, offences, and injuries whatsoever, and also the accessaries of them, within the county aforesaid, (as well within liberties as without) by whomsoever, and in what manner soever done, committed, or perpetrated...
Page 30 - The holding of any office under the Crown, whether within or without His Majesty's dominions, shall not be affected, nor shall any fresh appointment thereto be rendered necessary, by the demise of the Crown.
Page 52 - Britain, and of other kingdoms or dominions whatsoever ; and of all murders, felonies, manslaughters, killings, burglaries, rapes of women, unlawful meetings and conventicles, unlawful uttering of words...

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