The History and Antiquities of the Conventual & Cathedral Church of Ely; From the Foundation of the Monastery A. D. 673 to the Year 1771 Volume 2

The History and Antiquities of the Conventual & Cathedral Church of Ely; From the Foundation of the Monastery A. D. 673 to the Year 1771 Volume 2

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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. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...the Bishop, -hI_hid. l Collection of records _Numb. I, 2, 3. I' This Exemplification was granted under, the Great Seal 18 Ed. 811: and is enrolled in Evfche_qu-.r ll the Roll of Patents under the 28"' of Ed, 3-1' I Bishop of EI_/'s Regist. Lib. B et M, passim. In E(('IllpllhC1!t0n III the 18 Ed. 3." " Bishop West' Register. '1 lbid. P DaIrymple's History offeudal pi-operty_ Cap. 7 throughout. a 97 H. 9, q, 94, APPENDIX.:35 Bishop, as Lord of the Franchise. It will not he improper to observe here, that the Bishop of Ely, and his temporal Steward, (for the time bein, ) are constituted by this Act Justices of the Peace within the said Isle, for ever.' The Chief Justice of the Isle of Ely is appointed by Letters Patent under the hand and Seal of the Bishop, and holds his Oflice, qufim (lit) sc be-nc' gesseri't.' By virtue of this Patent from the Bishop, the Chief Justice hears and determines all Pleas, real, mixt, and personal, at the suit of any persons whatsoever, in the Isle of Ely; and, as he is of the Quorum in the Commissions from the King, he tries also all the Pleas of the Crown arising within the said Isle. The several Ollieers under the Chief Justice are appointed likewise by the Bishop: some of whom are Patentees for life, and others during pleasure only. The High Bailiff, Clerk of the Peace, Clerk of the Crown and Assize, and Custos Rotulorum, ' are Patentees for life; but the Coroners hold their Oflices, during the Bishop's pleasure only." In the Statute De excommuizicato capiendo, the Isle of El_v is said to bea Liberty, within which the King's vvm runneth not; and a particular process, in the case ofa Significavit for the Isle of Ely, is directed by that...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236984099
  • 9781236984098