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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. 1632 edition. Excerpt: ...whatsoever. And because the king will be sure, that iusticc Court Roy, be duely executed in all his dominions, therefore besides all these former courtsthere is yet another great and solemne court sometimes kept, called the court Royall orJRal; whereas either the king in proper person, or elfe a depu. ty or speciall commissioner heares all the grie vances betwixt party and party: and this is a court of rcformation, whccin some things which - in other courts have not beene so well ordered, 1 are here reformed and amended, And thiscourc I take to be much like that solemne court sometimes, kept in the kingdome of Scotland, called thelusticc aire wherein very small offences r-'-7 were TkeRalor Justice heire of Scotland, were severely punished. Now the king is sixe weekes before the time of si tti ng to intimate the fame to his subiects. And within 14 oayes after, whosoever bath a complaint against any, he must cause summon his adversary to appcare at the day-and place appointed by the king letters, to that, purpose to bee lead in the first placit or Court j or where there is none kept, then at t he next Pariih Church. Now if any upon this Him-. mons (hall refuse to appcare, the king or his vicegerent, (hall notwithstanding his non-appearance, (unlefle very iust cause may bee (hewedJ proceed to sentence against him. Now as concerning their particular lawes, ' statutes, and ordinances, the times and turnes of their meetings in Counts of Iusticc, the manner of choosing their lodges, their oaths, and what by them to be observed, as being too long and tedious for this short tractate, willingly paste by. But ifany be desirous to know their particular statute lawesjhe may have recourse to their history, and such as have of set more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
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  • English
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