History of the English Law: From the Time of the Saxons, to the End of the Reign of Philip and Mary [1558], Volume 2

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Reed and Hunter, 1814 - Law
 

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Page 471 - ... to restrain the offenders, rioters, and all other barrators, and to pursue, arrest, take, and chastise them according to their trespass or offence...
Page 367 - And whereas also by authority of Parliament, in the 25th year of the reign of King Edward the Third, it is declared and enacted, that no man shall be forejudged of life or limb against the form of the Great Charter, and the law of the land...
Page 447 - ... and judged in the French tongue, which is much unknown in the said realm; so that the people which do implead, or be impleaded, in the king's court, and in the courts of...
Page 382 - ... to appear before the king and his council, or in his chancery, or before the king's justices, in...
Page 471 - Prison; and to take of all them that be not of good fame, where they shall be found, sufficient Surety and Mainprise of their good Behaviour towards the King and his People...
Page 416 - Council, unless it be by indictment or presentment of good and lawful people of the same neighbourhood where such deeds be done, in due manner or by process made by writ original at the common law...
Page 129 - ... any false news or tales, whereby discord, or occasion of discord or slander, may grow between the King and his people, or the great men of the realm ; and he that doth so, shall be taken and kept in prison, until he hath brought him into the court, which was the first author of the tale.
Page 469 - Item, that two or three of the best of reputation in the counties shall be assigned keepers of the peace by the king's commission ; and, at what time need shall be, the same, with other wise and learned in the law, shall be assigned by the king's commission to hear and determine felonies and trespasses done against the peace in the same counties, and to inflict punishment reasonably, according to law and reason, and the manner of the deed.
Page 471 - ... to hear and determine at the king's suit all manner of felonies and trespasses done in the same county according to the laws and customs aforesaid...
Page 108 - ... prove that they were his, or perished in his keeping, within a year and a day, they shall be restored to him without delay : and if not, they shall remain to the King, and...

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