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" If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her against her will — if she be a tt'//e, he must suffer the law for her : if she be a maid, or single woman, the Deemster shall give her a rope, a sword, and a ring, and she shall have her choice, either... "
A View of the Jurisprudence of the Isle of Man: With the History of Its ... - Page 48
by James Johnson - 1811 - 234 pages
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 3

John Britton - Architecture - 1802
...customs peculiar to the Isle are the following, which merit attention, from their singularity : — " If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her against her will — if she be a tt'//e, he must suffer the law for her : if she be a maid, or single woman, the Deemster shall give...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 3

John Britton - Architecture - 1802
...customs peculiar to the Isle are the following, which merit attention, from their singularity : — " If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her against her will — if ihe be a wife, he must suffer the law for her; if she be a maid, or single woman, the Deemster shall...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1802
...customs peculiar to the Isle arc the following, which merit attention, from their singularity : — " If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her against her will—if he lie i u-ifc, he must suffer the law for her : if she be 3 maid, or single woman, the...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 24

Literature, Modern - 1806
...fi peculiar to the Isle, re the following, which merit attention, from their singularity : — "4f If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her...sword, and a ring, and she shall have her choice, either to hang with the rope, cut o^his head with the sword, or marry him with the ring..' In any prosagution...
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Ashburner's new vocal and poetic repository, selected by Queery Queerum

George Ashburner - 1807
...a farce is I LAW AGAINST RAVISHERS. " If any man take a woman," fays one law of the Isle of Man, " by constraint, or force her against her will, if she...her: if she be a maid or single woman, the deemster or judge shall give her a rope, a sword, and a ring ; and she shall have her choice, either to hang...
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The treasury of wit and anecdote

The treasury of wit and anecdote - 1842
...ABDUCTION AND FORESIGHT. BY an ancient law of the Isle of Man, if a man takes a woman by restraint ; if she be a wife, he must suffer the law for her ; if she be a single woman, the deemster shall give her a rope, a sword, or a ring, and she shall have her choice,...
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Feltham's Tour Through the Isle of Man, in 1797 and 1798: Comprising ...

John Feltham - Isle of Man - 1861 - 272 pages
...broach ; the best cross ; the best pot or pan." "If any man take a woman (Temporal custom, laws, 1577) by constraint, or force her against her will ; if...sword, and a ring, and she shall have her choice, either to hang with the rope, cut off his head with the sword, or marry him with the ring." Keport...
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Glover's Illustrated Guide and Visitors' Companion Through the Isle of Man ...

Matthew GLOVER, Suetonius M. TOD - Isle of Man - 1868 - 244 pages
...choice of punishment lay with the injured party : " If any Man takes a woman by Constraint, if she be a single woman, the Deemster shall give her a Rope, a Sword, and a Ring, and then shall have her choice to hang him with the Rope, cut off his Head with the Sword, or marry him...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1869
...to FRS to know that, among the old Manx "Temporal Customary Laws," AD 1577, is the following : — " If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her...she be a maid or single woman, the Deemster shall gire her a rope, a sword, and a ring ; and she shall have her choice to hang with the rpe, cut off...
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The Early English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum

Sidney John Hervon Herrtage - Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) - 1879 - 563 pages
...MS. Harl. 10,291. [Amongst the old Manx " Temporal Customary Laws," 1577, ocean the following : — " If any man take a woman by constraint, or force her...he must suffer the law for her. If she be a maid or a single woman, the Deemster shall give her a rope, a sword, and a ring : and she shall have her choice...
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