Book I and II

Book I and II

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...it may be said, from its general superintendent thought to want one of the essential math of Yisitamria-I authority, where other jurisdictions are deficient, has power power." to regulate all corporations where no special visitor is np-(4) Year-book, 8 Edw. III. 28. 8 Ass. 29. 1 And it wants, I conceive, another mark of visitatorial power; which is, the discretion of a visitor voluntarily to regulate and superintend. The court of King's Bench, upon is proper complaint and application, can prevent and punish injustice in civil corporations, as in every other part of their jurisdiction; but it is not the language of the profession to call that part of their authority a visit-storial power.--'Camsrnur. ' minister j statute 39 Eliz. c. 5, are to be visited by such persons as shall be nominated by the respective founders. But still, if the founder appoints nobody, the bishop _of the diocese must visit.(e)-. Colleges in the universities (whatever the common law may now, or might formerly, judge) were certainly considered by the popish clergy, under whose direction they were, as ecclesiastical, or at least as clerical, corporations; and therefore the right of visitation was claimed by the ordinary of the dio-M83 oese. This is evident, because in many of our most ancient colleges, Where the founder had a mind to subject them to a visitor of his own nomination, he obtained for that purpose a papal bull to exempt them from the jurisdiction of the ordinary; several of which are still preserved in the archives of the respective societies. And in some of our colleges, where no special visitor is appointed, the bishop of that diocese, in which Oxford was formerly com rised, as immemorially exercised visitatorial a.uthority;'7 which can be...show more

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  • Paperback | 636 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,120g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236747046
  • 9781236747044