A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown; Or, A System of the Principal Matters Relating to that Subject, Digested Under Proper Heads ...

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His Majesty's law-printers; published for the editor, 1787 - Pleas of the crown

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Page 398 - ... limited by any statute ; or of any grant or promise of the benefit, profit, or commodity of any forfeiture, penalty, or sum of money, that is or...
Page 46 - England shall be assigned for the keeping of the Peace, one Lord, and with him three or four of the most worthy in the County, with some learned in the Law...
Page 269 - ... estate or degree, or mystery, and of the towns, or hamlets, or places, and counties, of the which they were, or be, or in which they be or •were conversant...
Page 500 - ... realm of England, dominion of Wales or town of Berwick upon Tweed, or any of...
Page 14 - 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 52 - ... for passing and punishing vagrants, for repair of the highways, or to any other laws concerning parochial taxes, levies, or rates, notwithstanding...
Page 46 - ... 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 364 - Treason, but by and upon the Oaths and Testimony of Two lawful Witnesses, either both of them to the same Overt Act, or one of them to one, and the other of them to another Overt Act of the same Treason...
Page 622 - Way, either by herself or the procuring of others, 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 138 - And if the under-sheriff, constable, or bailiff of such as have fee for keeping of prisons, do it contrary to the will of his lord, or any other bailiff being not of fee, they shall have three years imprisonment, and make fine at the King's pleasure.

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