Censura Literaria; Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English Books, with Original Disquisitions, Articles of Biography, and Other Lite

Censura Literaria; Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English Books, with Original Disquisitions, Articles of Biography, and Other Lite

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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. 1815 edition. Excerpt: ...or precepte shal lose 20. 18 Hen. 6.. '. " Justices of peas shal punyshe them that speke or do any imboldysshment of laborers or mayteyning of them. 25 Ed. 3." In a proclamation afterwards in Latin concerning this subject the phrase iscfe excessibus laboratorum. ' Justices of peas have power to enquire and determine any case of man of Wales which by day or by nyght come into the lande as in the shyres of Herforde, Shrewsbury, Gloucester, and other more shyres adjoyninge, and to take men with them and kepe them in Wales in the moyntaynes unto the tyme they havepayd certayne somes of money, and if the sayde misdoers will nat appere nor pay unto the tyme that they ben outlawed than shal the same justices wryte letters unto the officers of the seygnories where such misdoers dwel to take the said per sones so outlawed and to do execution as the law requireth in that case. 2 Hen. 5. " Ye shall enquire of all them that kepe ony feyre or market in the church yarde or in any other holy place where any seking is and how longe they have continued therein. Edw. 3 at Wynchest. u If there be any persone that useth to multiplie either with golde or sylver it is felony. 5 Hen. 4. " Also that men shuld not be suddenly taken by robberies it is ordeined by the statute of Wynchester that there shall no brusshe growe 300 fete of every syde of the waye, and yf the lorde wyl nat suffer them of the countre to cut downe the shrubbes if any person be robbed the lorde shall answere to the partye robbed, and if there by any murdre than the lorde shall be arented at the kynges wyll, and natwithstandyng the countre shall cut downe the shrubbes, by the same stat. of Wynchest. " Also of them that accompany themselfe in any ly very as bonnets or hattes, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590139
  • 9781236590138