The Star Chamber; Notices of the Court and Its Proceedings

The Star Chamber; Notices of the Court and Its Proceedings

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...Wm. Hughes and others. "For denying Christian burial at Burford Chapel, Salop, to the body of Wm. Fox, a gentleman of an ancient house, also for taking the body out of the grave carrying it to Greet in a cart, and then throwing it near a swine stye." Edw. Morgan, a Romish recusant, was censured for accusing the judges of a particular Circuit of treason; for this his ears were nailed to the pillory. Atty. Genl. v Justinian Povey and ten others, lay Vestrymen of St. Botolph without Aldersgate, for imposing illegal and excessive fees on the parishioners. Thos. Shoncke and Jane his wife v John Battyn and Jane his wife, for a Conspiracy. Cornwall--John Smith v Hugh Boscawen and nine others, for Maintenance. 1 In 1634, John Gray and Oorbett Bushell, (cupbearer and carver to the Queen of Bohemia), having served the Queen well, and grown in years, petition for some of the fines upon the silkmen and silkdyers, whose suits were then in the Star Chamber. (S.P.O. Domestic, 1634.) Elwood Plummer Lord Berkeley Lee Atty. Genl. Trevanion Kent--Freegift Stace v George Walker and his two servants, for a Conspiracy. Hants--Cuthbert Bacon v Rd. and John Biddlecome, for riots. Smithcott alias Settcap v Thornborough, two surgeons at Chichester. Thornborough was accused of repeating this rhyme: From Sett to South From Cap to Cott Who knows his name? He knows it not. At Rochester this babe was bore His father a knave, his mother aw.... And is not he a very knave Who makes a privy, of a grave. 50 fine and 20 damages. "REPORTS OF THE STAR CHAMBER CASES FROM PASCH I CAR. I. TO HIL. Ill CAR. I. INCLUSIVE." (LANSD. MS. 6:20.) Smart's Case.--A petition to dismiss a suit upon a certificate of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, that it was a...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236567498
  • 9781236567499