An epitome of the privileges of London, by David Hughson

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Page 107 - ... the recorder of the said city for the time being, from acting as justices of the peace within the said town and borough of Southwark and...
Page 91 - Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by authority of the same...
Page 92 - London, of being of themselves a body corporate and politick, by the name of the mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of London...
Page 104 - Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors...
Page 102 - ... act of parliament; of which, all and every the judge and judges of this kingdom, in all courts, shall take notice on all occasions whatsoever, as if it were a public act of parliament relating to tha whole kingdom ; any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof, in any wise notwithstanding.
Page 109 - ... perseverance and integrity becoming the cause, asserted in his own person, the claim which every freeman had to the same privilege, and obtained the following certificate from the lord mayor and court of aldermen for that purpose: " To ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME. WE Sir William Calvert, Knt. lord mayor of the city of London, and the aldermen of the same city, send greeting. KNOW YE, that among other, the liberties, free customs, and privileges, by the charters of the late kings, Henry...
Page 106 - OUB people, and if they shall refuse to find such security, then to cause them to be safely kept in OUR prisons until they shall find such security.
Page 155 - ... or bake-house of any baker or seller of bread, to search for, view, weigh and try, all or any of the bread there found ; and if the bread be wanting in the goodness, deficient in baking, under weight, or shall consist of any sort than what is allowed, the same bread shall be seized and given to the poor : also a penalty of 40s.
Page 92 - London; and by that name, and all and every other name and names of incorporation, by which they at any time before the said judgment were incorporated to sue, plead, and be impleaded...
Page 51 - ... firmly enjoin and command as well the treasurer, chancellor and barons of the exchequer of us, our heirs and successors...

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