The Court Leet Records of the Manor of Machester, from the Year 1552 to the Year 1686, and from the Year 1731 to the Year 1846; Printed Under the Superintendence of a Committee Appointed by the Municipal Council of the City of Volume 12

The Court Leet Records of the Manor of Machester, from the Year 1552 to the Year 1686, and from the Year 1731 to the Year 1846; Printed Under the Superintendence of a Committee Appointed by the Municipal Council of the City of Volume 12

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...John Walsh Being Inhabitants and Residents of and in the said Manor The Jurors aforesaid being duly sworn do amerce all and every the Burgesses who owe suit and service to this Court and have not appeared or assoigned here this day in six pence each and all and every other the Inhabitants who have defaulted in like manner in the sum of three pence each. And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do present that John Harriott of this Manor Pork Dealer being then and still an Inhabitant and Resiant of and in the said Manor on the third day of October last at his Shop in Long Mill Gate in this Manor and within the Jurisdiction of this Court had in his possession large quantities of Flesh Meat to wit the Carcase of a Pig which was then and there in a diseased and unwholesome state and unfit for the food of Man with intent then and there wrongfully and injuriously to expose the same to sale contrary to the laws and customs of this.Manor and to the common nuisance of the liege Subjects of our said Lady the Queen Whereupon it is considered that the said John Harriott be amerced in the sum of Five pounds. And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do present that John Spencer of this Manor Butcher being then and still an Inhabitant and Resiant of and in the said Manor on the fifteenth day of April instant at his Shop in the Smithficld Market Shambles in this Manor and within the Jurisdiction of this Court had in his possession certain large quantities of fflesh Meat to wit thirty pounds of the Carcase of a pig which was then and there in a diseased and unwholesome state and unfit for the food of Man with intent then and there wrongfully and injuriously to expose the same to sale contrary to the laws and customs of this Manor and...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236959591