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Law, restraints of....
.37, 44 Liens........

562
retaliatory.

.588, 655 | Life, estate for.... 220-223, 251, 253,
rigor of.......... ..14, 279, 280

258, 313, 457, 468
Roman, see “ Civil law."

generally.

39
Salic

272
insurance.

376
sanguinary 384, 590, 666, 697, 743 Ligan.......

95
Saxon...
.17, 215 Light houses..

.85, 86
sources ......

...6, 17, 18 Lights, ancient.. .172, 348, 352, 471
statute, see Statute."
Limbs.......

39
study of...........1-6, 167, 182, 584 Limitation in deed...... .263, 264
suits... 139, 146, 206, 345, 429,

of actions.....462, 501, 688, 744
482, 510, 706

of entry on lands........340, 462
uncertainties..

508

of estate. .......39, 240, 241,
unwritten....
17

250, 252, 351
vindicatory

14
statute of......

501
wager of...

.514-518
to devise....

301
writers...

20 Limited fee........214, 216, 246, 283, 324
written

24 Lineal descent.....61, 270-274, 278, 406
Lawyers....

..3, 84
warranty

309
Lay tenures..
.189, 190, 209 Literary compositions...

334
Lease, action upon..

449 Livery of seisin...185, 191, 211, 220,
and release..

.319, 326

231, 243, 247, 248, 252, 258,
by joint tenant.

258

271, 313-316, 320, 346
defined.
317 Livings.....

.126, 297, 622
duration...94, 234, 235, 237, Loans..... ......369, 375–378, 569, 637
317, 318, 320, 412, 469 Local actions.....

.493, 539
ejectment writ... 238, 464 allegiance

120
for years...

465 customs......21, 200, 228, 236,
ouster of tenant.
238

261, 304, 337, 407
parties to.......
318 Lollardy....

602
requisites
318 London customs.

21
rights of parties... 296, 303, 362 Long parliament.

49
sub-tenants ......188, 223 Lord feudal........184-186, 191, 192,
terms and construction.....

209-236, 289, 291
234, 235, 317 paramount..97, 119, 184-189,
under statute of uses ...... 326

201, 212, 237
void................. .40, 247, 320 Lords, house of...... .3, 50, 53, 671
warranty of title.

308
spiritual..

.50, 673
written.

308
temporal.

50
Legacies.............39, 342, 404, 405, 625 Lotteries.....

.641, 643
Legal proceedings.......... .88, 506, 626 Loyalty...
Legislation

.10, 12 Lucid interval............100, 143, 594, 648
Legislative power..... 10-13, 25, 26, Lunatics, acts of....

143
46, 49, 51, 84, 85, 88

committee of.......101, 153, 566
Legislators' capacity

3

custody of..... .99, 153
Legitimacy..

.147-153
defined

100
Length, standard of...

90

disabilities... 302, 303, 394,
Lessees....
464, 465

594, 650
Letters of administration..

402
generally

648
of marque and reprisal...... 84

how treated... .100, 594, 730
patent... 130, 131, 286, 330,

marriage of...

143
422, 479, 616

proof of lunacy.. 99, 100
post office....

105

property of..153, 302, 303, 394
threatening.

..632, 635
royal

62
Levari facias......
560 Luxury...

642
Levitical law.......... ..93, 141, 278, 375 Lying...

600
Lewdness...

608
Libels.........425, 433, 434, 550, 638, 689 Madness, see “Lunatics.”
Liberty, civil...1, 37, 38, 45, 46, 80, Magistrates, see “ Justices of Peace.”

185, 208, 708
ability ....

2
natural..... .13, 37, 40-42, 435

appointment.... 11, 86, 481, 736
of the press..

.635, 636
chief

.45, 79
Licenses....84, 94, 96, 106, 126, 143,

duties...

.630, 677
195, 229, 295, 356, 638, 641

powers. .41, 87, 535, 586,
Liege fee......

119

604, 631, 677, 680

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subordinate...........46, 109-118 Marriage, villein...... ..205, 206
Magna carta ..... 24, 38, 48, 185, 740, 745

void .......... .141, 143, 640, 655
Mahomet

620

voidable....... .141, 143, 277
Mails.........

105 Married women, acts of.......... 332, 395
Mainpernors.

435

contracts.............145, 146, 332
Mainprize......

435
debts.....

146, 557
Maintenance of persons....147–153, 609

disabilities...

.395, 669
of suits...

.465, 628
estate.....

.303, 389
Majorities

162
feme sole trader.....

385
Mala in se .......
...13, 15, 81, 359, 587, 596

immunities....303, 360, 516, 599
prohibita. 13, 15, 81, 359, 586, 600

incapacity.

.395
Males preferred..... 27, 61, 171, 187,

liability..

..558
215, 272, 281, 282

powers...

...... 146, 303
Malice........
.471, 649, 652, 731

property rights.....71, 322,
Malicious, defamation.. .632, 656

363, 365, 396
mischief......

.632, 667
restrictions......

145
process.....

115

rights.......... 130, 146, 395, 516
prosecution... .434, 629, 690

suits....

146
trespass.

471
wills..

395
Malpractice...
.432, 677 Marshalsea.....

424
Malt tax..

103 Martial law..

.133, 724
Mandamus... .339, 427, 480, 746 Mary, queen...

.67, 743
Manors....... 175, 203, 206, 214, 338, 419 Master and servant, generally,
Mansion house...
.262, 272, 660

136-140, 440, 647
Manslaughter.......39, 646, 649, 650.

in chancery.........573, 578, 580
682, 691, 713
liability....

.139, 140
Manufactures...

638
powers....

139
Manumission.... .137, 206, 236, 237

restraints......138, 447, 647, 654
Manuscripts......

354

suits....... 139, 440, 447
Marine law......31, 33, 610, 611, 719, 739 Matrimonial causes..........

.140-147, 425
insurance...
610 Maud, empress..

...64, 65
Mariners, see “ Sailors."

Maxims....

.17, 18, 19
Maritime courts...
23, 424, 426 Mayhem.....

.39, 431, 654, 655
law...... ..31, 570, 610, 611 Mayors...

....165, 244
state....

134, 135 Measures and weights....... ..28, 637
Market court..
675 Medical experts....

3
day.....

373 Members of parliament, see Parlia-
generally. .419, 472, 476, 637

ment.
overt..

..372, 472, 715 Menaces....... 40, 431, 460, 467, 596,
Marque and reprisal..

84

625, 666, 669
Marquis........
129 Mercantile questions.....

610
Marriage, age of parties...142, 143, Merchants, foreign....

611
193, 203 Merger........ ..254, 255, 268, 320
celebration...
.225, 425 Mesne lord...

189
clandestine...

..203, 639
process.

.485, 558, 575
contract.......370, 380, 451,

profits..

.238, 466, 478
508, 640 Middle-men....

104
defined...
141, 143 Migration......

10, 168, 187
dissolved...
.144, 145 Military courts...

..23, 424, 426
effect of.. .117, 141-143, 558

power..

..85, 134, 272
evidence of...

439
state......

132-134
generally.

150

tenure....94, 103, 133, 184,
illegal..... .141, 143, 277

188, 197, 201, 228, 302, 340,
invalid..
141

603, 745
legal consequences. 71, 240, 363 Militia...

.132, 190, 193, 196
levitical law... ..141, 277 Mines...

..96, 174, 298
minors.....
.149, 203 Ministerial duties..

113
of nobility..
193 Minors, age of.....

154
of ward...
194 - 197, 202
capacity....

593
property rights.... 255, 257,

contracts.. .142, 157, 303,
363, 389

385, 593
restrictions.... 151, 195, 197

custody......

.193, 202
royal.........

.71-73

education..... .148-153, 193
settlements.. .230, 322, 408

guardian of, see “Guardian."
title by......

363

immunities...156, 385, 592, 609

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Minors, liability......
156, 656 | Necessity......

.595, 596
maintenance.
......... 147–153, 193 Ne exeat regno...

..41, 86, 624
marriage......149, 194, 203, 655 Negative plea..

504
privileges..

592 Negligence...44, 113, 140, 239, 266,
property. .149, 170, 406

267, 269, 293, 298, 374, 411,
royal........

79

454, 469, 627, 631, 647, 651, 661
Mischief, malicious...
.632, 667 Neife.....

206
Misconduct, generally

628 Negotiable paper..... 368, 381, 383
official..
.454, 480, 671 Neighbors....

523
Misfortunes.....

594 New trial............531, 532, 540-545, 714
Misnomer.....
495 Next friend..

.156, 394
Misprision of treason.. ..294, 623, Next of kin........101, 154, 202, 274,

709, 712

278, 394, 399, 406, 457
Mistake......... .115, 545, 554, 568, 595 Nisi prius court.........423, 519, 673, 709
Misuser....

.239, 479 Nobility ... 25, 28, 50, 128-130, 187,
Mixed action....

.430, 464, 556

196, 214, 216, 219, 272, 536,
Moieties...... 260, 264, 273, 359, 367,

673, 708, 744
392, 406, 561 Non-access...

.151, 152
Monarchy..11, 50, 60, 546, 642, 730, 745 Non-age...

142, 394
Monasteries......4, 40, 116, 125, 191, Non-conformity.

.604, 606
214, 221, 294, 329, 744 Nonfeasance......

470
Money..... 90, 91, 174, 371, 375, 376, Non-pros.

494
448, 453, 571, 616, 619 Non-suit..88, 444, 445, 456, 494, 499,
Monks......
.4, 40, 622

505, 521, 533, 540, 547
Monopolies.
..138, 638 Non-user...

239
Monsters.......

285 Norman clergy...
Months.....

232

conquest..63, 111 133, 183-
Moral conduct......
..9, 15

185, 737, 743
Mortgage, continuance of...

569
French........

..58, 506
defined...............219, 242, 569

jurisprudence. 18, 281, 506,
equity of redemption... 243,

706, 737
300, 390, 572
people..........

513
foreclosure... .219, 243

possessions...

.33, 287
generally.

242, 569 Northern nations......182, 183, 392,
interest on....

379

514, 518, 596, 639, 692, 704, 734
on a ship..
376 Notary public...

382
payment.

320 Not guilty, plea of.... 673, 695, 696,
Mortmain.... .162, 294, 295, 321,

700, 703, 714
334, 342, 622, 740 Notice, generally......115, 236, 238,
Mortuaries.....

..360, 393

390, 485, 520, 540, 564, 710
Mosaical law..

734
of statutes......

9, 10
Mothers....
149

382
Motions in court...

.436, 554

to quit..........235, 238, 465, 469
Movables....... .168, 342-347, 352 Notes-promissory, see “Promis.
Municipal law..... ....1, 4-6, 9, 29, 509

sory notes."
Murder.......8, 40, 97,587, 588, 598, Novels of Justinian.....

23
616, 618, 645, 651-654, 682, Novel disseisin..

459
686, 691, 703, 707, 731 Nuisance......140, 353, 410, 471-473,
Mute prisoner....... ..359, 696, 697, 711

477, 556, 585, 731
Mutiny......

.134, 612
abatement of.......410, 457,

473, 641
Naked possession....

265 Nuncupative will.......134, 136, 396, 397
Names.....

.687, 728
National debt.....

107 Oath, forms of........

..515, 630
Nations, law of...9, 81, 82, 136, 609-612 in battle..... ..513, 514, 707
Natural allegiance....
120 judicial....

601
death.....
..40, 221 of abjuration......

119
law....... ..7, 8, 14, 15, 61 of allegiance....119, 120, 186,
liberty..........8, 13, 37, 41, 42

605, 620
life......
.221, 226 of compurgators.....

717
Naturalization..... 122, 123, 286, 287

of coronation....

75, 87
Nature, law of..

..7, 8, 137, 610 of fealty.... 119, 182, 186, 201, 621
Navigation acts..

135 of juror..

..525, 711
Navy.....

135
of office..

.606, 634
Necessaries..
.146, 157, 385 of parties....

..515, 517

........

to pay:

9

441,

Oaths, of supremacy...............119, 605 Parliament, proceedings.... .48, 59
of witness....

130
prorogation.....

59
Obedience......

...80, 149

qualifications.... ....2, 3, 52
Obligation..........327, 350, 369, 451, 668

sessions of........ .48, 49, 59
Obscure meaning.............2, 15, 16, 510 Parol evidence..........380, 527, 581, 532
Obstinacy...
679 Parricide......

654
Occupancy....97, 167–172, 265, 269, Parsons...33, 126-128, 158, 159, 233, 474
290, 291, 304, 352, 391,

Particeps criminis..... ..439, 627, 649

457, 458 Particular customs......21, 2:28, 236,
Officers...
.89, 602, 653, 685

261, 337-340, 408
Offices...89, 106, 108, 109, 173, 178,

estate.... 248-255, 282, 315,
179, 216, 217, 239, 602, 645

320, 458
Official liability.... ..480, 602, 646 Parties........ 146, 258, 495, 573, 629,
negligence.... 454, 627, 631, 671

678, 683, 687, 728
Oleron, laws of.....

135 Partition, action of..........258, 262, 264
Oppression, generally...11, 78, 80,

mode of......

319
184, 453, 536, 745
warranty in..

318
of officials...615, 631, 677, 690

when it occurs......

.259-262
Oral examination...
530 Partnership property.

571
Ordeal, trial by..... -704, 705, 737 Passage of bills...

.56-58
Ordinances.........

452 Passports.........

.84, 352, 610
Ordinary.......40, 163, 393, 394, 399, Pastoral migration......

168
602, 718 Pasture, common of .........168, 177, 476
revenue..

92 Patents...

.130, 355, 479, 616
Original writ..
422, 481-484 Patron......

.175, 296-298, 477
Ouster....
.267, 449, 456-467 Patronage..

477
Ouster le main.....

193 Pauper..... ...39, 40, 116, 118, 550
Outlawry.... 162, 235, 364, 396, 487, Pawnbroker and pawns....350, 374, 663
497, 516, 524, 651, 693, Payment, generally...371, 377, 382,
694, 723

383, 386, 404
Overseers of poor......116, 138, 148, 152

into court...

.499, 576
Owling....

.359, 638
priority of.

403
Oyer and terminer.. ..673, 708, 709

proved.....

.529, 530
Oyer, craved.......

496
refused...

499

tender of...... .443, 453, 499
Paganism.........
..601, 620 | Peculiar laws.......

22
Pandects of Justinian.... .4, 22, 23 | Pecuniary recompense.

.196, 691
Panel of jurors. 2, 520-525, 685, 709-711 Peerage....

129
Paper books.........

506 Peers....3, 28, 48, 50, 53, 72, 73, 76,
Papinian.......

6

130, 186, 214, 423, 489, 524,
Paraphernalia.

365

557, 574, 671, 672, 695, 707
Parceners..

.260-263
trial by...

.31, 130
Pardon....... 26, 42, 80, 87, 288, 672, Penal statutes. .15, 25, 59, 452, 601,
692, 694, 698, 702, 720, 721,

629, 688, 731, 744

730-732 Penalties........ 14, 15, 134, 143, 327,
Parent and child... .147-153, 406,

366, 452, 518, 570, 584-587,
439, 595, 647, 651, 654

589-591, 604, 624, 648,
Parishes.......33, 116, 118, 128, 152,

676, 689
175, 176, 609 Penance.....

.602, 697, 717
Parks......... .........179, 357, 643, 645 Pensions....

106, 624
Parliament, acts of, see “Statutes." Per capita, descent... .273, 274, 407
appeal to...

.74, 555 | Per stirpes, descent..........273, 274, 407
bills........
.56, 57, 59 Peremptory challenge

711
court of.....

671
mandamus...

428
dissolution.....

59 Perishable goods.......95, 345, 412, 442
division of..... .49, 51, 129 Perjury..87, 342, 450, 515, 529, 630,
elections for...
.52, 55

679, 713, 728
generally.
.12, 45 Perpetuating testimony.

577
history.... .46, 48, 129 Perpetuities.

.253, 351
Irish .......

.29, 30 Personal actions...... ..430, 441, 551
long..

49

injuries.....77, 87, 206, 366,
members of..........2, 3, 28, 52

409, 439, 456
officers....... ......56, 57

liberty.....

40, 42, 435
powers..............11, 12, 49, 51

property. .121, 172, 216,
private acts, see Statutes."

345, 441, 663, 664, 678

Personal rights....

..431-438 | Possessory right.......168, 237, 265,
security.
..39, 72, 431

267, 271, 304, 331, 347, 350,
Petition...... 44, 45, 56, 77, 386, 580,

365, 374, 429, 460-463, 466
631, 634 Possibilities.

..250, 302
of right ..........38, 134, 581, 634 Postea......

534, 539-541, 549
Petty constables....

115 Posthumous child.. .151, 249, 271
larceny
..662, 696, 719 Post office........

105
serjeanty

199 Power of parliament......11, 12, 49, 51
treason... .597, 613, 652, 654 Poyning's laws.....

30
Pews........

361 Practice in equity, see “ Equity.'
Physicians......3, 109, 432, 525, 590, 651 Praemunire......42, 51, 73, 359, 497,
Pickpockets...

666

620, 627, 730, 741
Pictures..
635 Preamble........

15
Piepoudre, court of.
..419, 675 Precedence in laws...

25
Pillory.
.388, 607, 633; 722
in rank..

89
Pious uses...393, 394, 400, 602, 648, Precedent estate........ .248-255, 282

741 Precedents............19, 20, 554, 568,
Piracy.... .........83, 611, 612, 616, 731

569, 709
Plea, benefit of clergy..... 697, 699, Pre-emption.......

94
716-720 | Preferred debts or claims.. 76, 390,
conclusion..........

503

393, 403, 404, 560, 562
confession and avoidance.... 499 Pregnancy

.151, 729
defective......
546 Premiums..

377, 378
defined

492 | Prerogative court generally.....45,
demurrer to...

504

69, 71, 76, 80, 108, 618, 708
dilatory..... .497, 513, 700

royal........75-92, 355, 478,
division of....
496

624, 730, 744
erroneous.

546
title by...

355
filing of..

494 Prescription .......160, 176-178, 269,
form of...
503

292, 293, 355
general issue.. ..500, 703 Presentation to benefice...175, 296,
generally...
...699-703

297, 346, 607, 621
in abatement... .498, 548, 700 Presentment.

.339, 685, 708
in bar....
.498, 701, 730 Press, liberty of...

..635, 636
in equity..

575, 577 Presumptions... .451, 527, 529, 530, 713
issue tendered..

546 Primer seisin. ..192, 196, 202, 621
kinds.......

496 Primogeniture.....61, 171, 187, 272,
not guilty .......546, 695, 696,

273, 275, 736
700, 703 Prince of Wales

.27, 72
of the crown...

..420, 583 Principal............139, 140, 597-599, 719
puis darrein continuance 552 Principles of law.

2
requisites.......
502 Printing..

.59, 352, 635
sanctuary

699 Prisoner...... 136, 191, 395, 436, 437,
special... .....500, 502, 701 559, 626, 627, 653, 684, 696, 704,
to the action
.498, 499

709, 710, 717, 732
to the jurisdiction... ....498, 700 Private injuries...

497
to the person...

498
property

.42, 439, 662
Pleading, defective...... .546, 554

rights.....

43
duplicity in....

503
statutes...,

57
entries of....

494 Privileged villenage... .208, 209, 237
generally.... .492-504, 741 | Privileges....

..52, 177
Pledge..100, 242-244, 350, 374, 412, Privy council.. ..73, 74, 422, 619
443, 555, 572, 663, 668 verdict.

.533, 714
Poisons ........
.645, 650-653 Prizes......

610
Policies of insurance..
.377, 378 Probate......

393, 397, 402, 424
Polygamy

.142 639 Procedendo, writ of.... ....114, 426
Poor..39, 40, 116-118, 138, 148, 152, Proceedings.......521, 551, 573, 676,
159, 393, 550

693-695
Popular actions....... .366, 452 Process, compulsory.. ..520, 528, 562
government.

.11, 51
defective...

626
Ports and havens.

.85, 103

generally..41, 111, 112, 427,
Posse comitatus . .111, 473, 556, 624, 633

428, 434, 442, 485-492, 558
Possession, estate in.....

265 Proclamation.9, 12, 59, 88, 97, 334, 624
right of........ 237, 265–268, 271 Proctors.....

418
writ of......
556 Profanity

.....606, 676

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