The Case of Ireland Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England, Stated; By William Mollyneux of Dublin, Esq with a New Preface

The Case of Ireland Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England, Stated; By William Mollyneux of Dublin, Esq with a New Preface

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1770 edition. Excerpt: ...that any one ever forfeited on that Account., Moreover this Ordinatio pro Statu Hibernia is really in itfelf no Act of Paliament, but merely an Ordinance of the King and his Privy-Council in England; which appears as well from the Preamble to the faid Ordinance, as from this ObfervatiOn likewife, that King Edward the Firft held no Parliament in the 17th Year of his Reign: Or if this were a Parliament, this Ordinatio pro Statu Hibernia, is the only Act thereof that is extant: But it is very improbab e that only this iingle Ordinance (hculd appear, if any fuch Parliament were called together. Thirdly, as to the Staple Act, 2 Henry the Sixth, c. 4. which expreffly names L eland, and Hufley's Opinion thereon. The Cafe, as we find it in the Year-Books of Mich. 2. Richard the Third, fol. 11. and Mick. 1 Henry the Seventh, fol. 3. is in fhort thus: The Merchants of Wateij'ord having (hipped off fome Wool, and configned it to Sluice in Flanders, the Ship, by Strefs of Weather, put into Callis, where Sir 'Thomas Th-waits, Treafurer of Callis, feized the faid Wool as forfeited, half to himfelf, and half to the King, by the faid Statute; hereupon a Suit was commenced between the faid Merchants and the faid Treafurer, which was brought before all the Judges of England into the Exchequer-Chamber: The Merchants chants pleaded the King's Licence to the Citizens of Waterford and their Succeffors, for carrying Wool where they pleafed; and the Queftions before the Judges were two, viz. Whether this Staple Atl binds Ireland j and fecondly, Whether the King could grant his Licence contrary to the Statute, and efpecialh where the Statute gives Half the Forfeiture to the Difcoverer? The firft Point only relates to our prefent Purpofe; and herein we find in the...show more

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