A Guide to the Principal Classes of Documents Preserved in the Public Record Office

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Her Majesty's Stationery office, 1896 - 399 oldal

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x. oldal - From this method of interpreting laws by the reason of them, arises what we call equity, which is thus defined by Grotius : "the correction of that wherein the law (by reason of its universality) is deficient.
161. oldal - ... lord chancellor, lord keeper, or lords commissioners of the great seal for the time being...
124. oldal - This is called the recompense, or recovery in value. But Jacob Morland having no lands of his own, being usually the crier of the court, (who, from being frequently thus vouched, is called the common vouchee,) it is plain that Edwards has only a nominal recompense for the...
xxviii. oldal - Star-Chamber enlarge their jurisdictions to a vast extent, ' holding (as Thucydides said of the Athenians) for honourable that which pleased and for just that which profited.' And being the same persons in several rooms, grew both courts of law to determine...
96. oldal - Domesday Survey is in two parts or volumes. The first, in folio, contains the counties of Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Cambridge, Chester and Lancaster, Cornwall, Derby, Devon, Dorset, Gloucester, Hants, Hereford, Herts, Huntingdon. Kent, Leicester and Rutland, Lincoln, Middlesex, Northampton, Nottingham, Oxford, Salop, Somerset, Stafford, Surrey, Sussex, Warwick, Wilts, Worcester, and York.
xxvi. oldal - This court was erected and united to the regal power by virtue of the statute 1 Eliz. 1., instead of a larger jurisdiction which had before been exercised under the Pope's authority. It was intended to vindicate the dignity and peace of the Church, by reforming, ordering, and correcting the ecclesiastical state and persons, and all manner of errors, heresies, schisms, abuses, offences, contempts, and enormities.
xx. oldal - ... and the court or judicial part of it, which is again subdivided into a court of equity, and a court of common law. The court of equity is held in the exchequer chamber before the lord treasurer, the chancellor of the exchequer, the chief baron, and three puisne ones. The primary and original business of this court is to call the king's debtors...
26. oldal - Attorneys of the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer of Pleas...
xix. oldal - It is called the the exchequer, gcaccharium, from the chequed cloth, resembling a chess-board, which covers the table there ; and on which, when certain of the king's accounts are made up, the sums are marked and scored with counters.
13. oldal - ... Protestants and others therein mentioned, as are settled or shall settle in any of His Majesty's colonies in America, to other foreign Protestants who conscientiously scruple the taking of an oath.

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