The Law-Dictionary, Explaining the Rise Progress and Present State of the British Law Etc. the 4. Ed. with Extensive Additions by Thomas Colpitts Gran

The Law-Dictionary, Explaining the Rise Progress and Present State of the British Law Etc. the 4. Ed. with Extensive Additions by Thomas Colpitts Gran

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...such proceeding where the sole liberty of such author or his assignee as aforesaid shall be subject to such right or authority as aforesaid, it shall be sufficient for the plaintiff to state that he has such sole liberty, without stating the same to be subject to such right or authority, or otherwise mentioning the same." 3. limits the time for bringing any action under the act to twelve calendar months after the commission of the offence. See tit. Literary Properly. DRANA. A drain or water-course; sometimes written drecca. MSS. antiq. DRAPERY, pannaria. Is used as a head in our old statute books, extended to the making and manufacturing of all sorts of woollen clothes. See tits. Clothiers, Manufacturers. DRAUGHTS. See Bills of Exchange. DRAW-LATCHES, were thieves and robbers: Lambert, in his Eiren, lib. I. cap. 6. calls them thieves, wasters, and robcrdsmen; the last two words are grown out of use. They are mentioned in stats. 5 Ed. 3. c. 14. and 7 R. 2. c. 5. DRAWN-TITHES. See Tithes, V. VOL. I. DREDGE Net or Engine, using within the limits of oyster fisheries, for the purpose of taking oysters, or oyster brood, a misdemeanor, punishable by fine and imprisonment, by 7 and 8 G. 4. c. 29. 36. DREDGERMEN. Fishers for oysters, &c. Stat. 2 G. 2. c. 19. See tits. Fish, Oysters. DREIT-DREIT, or DROIT-DROIT, jus duplicatum.2 Are words signifying formerly a double right, viz. of possession, and of property or interest. Bract, lib. 4. cap. 27: Co. Lit. 266. See 2 Comm. 199. and this Diet. tit. Estate. DRENCHES, or DRENGES, drengi. Tenants in capite. Mon. Angl. lorn. Z.fol. 598. And, according to Spelman, they are such as at the coming of William, the Conqueror, being put out of their estates, were afterwards restored...show more

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  • Paperback | 1066 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 53mm | 1,860g
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  • English
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  • 1236548477
  • 9781236548474