A Collection of the Several Statutes, and Parts of Statutes, Now in Force, Relating to High Treason, and Misprision of High Treason

A Collection of the Several Statutes, and Parts of Statutes, Now in Force, Relating to High Treason, and Misprision of High Treason

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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. 1709 edition. Excerpt: ... thereby Attainted o, or foe any of the faid Offences of Treafon or Mifprifiort of Treafon; And in Cafes of the High Treafons aforefaid, where by the Law, after fuch Outlawry, the Party Outlawed may come in, and bt Tried, he fhall upon fuch Trial have the Benefit ofthisAft. And be it further Ena&ed and Declared by the. Authority aforefaid, That if Two or more diftinct Treafons of divers Heads or Kinds, /hall be ailed ged in one Bill of Indi&ment, one Witnefe produced to prove one of the faid Treafons, and another Witnefs produced toprove another of thefaid Treafons, iliall not be deemed or taken to be TwoWitneffes to the fame Treafon, within the. meaning of this Aih And to the Intent that the Terror and Dread of hiich Criminal Accufations, may in fome reafonable time be removed, Be it further Ena&edi by the Authority aforefaid, That from and after the faid Five and twentieth Day of March, in the Year of our Lord, One thoufand fix hundred ninety fix, no perfon or perfons whatfoever, fhall be Indi6led, Tried, or Profecuted for any fuch Treafon, as aforefaid, or for Mifprifion of fiich Treafon that fhall be committed or done, within the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, or Town of Berwick upon Tweed, after the faid Five and twentieth Day of March, in the Year of our Lord, One thoufand fix hundred D 4 ninety ninety fix, unlefs the fame Indi&ment be found by a Grand Jury, within Three Years next after the Trealbn or Offence done and committed. And that no perfon or perfons fha.ll be Profecuted for any fuch Trealbn, or Milprifion of fuch Treafon, committed or done, or to be committed or done, within the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, or T6wn of Berwick upon Tweed, before the faid Fire and twentieth Day of March, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236647890
  • 9781236647894