Manwood's Treatise of the forest laws: shewing not only the laws now in force, but the original of forests, what they are, and how they differ from chases, parks, and warrens; with all such things as are incident to either: together with the proper terms of art, collected out of the common and statute laws of this realm; as also from the assises and iters of Pickering and Lancaster, and several other ancient and learned authors. Treating also of the office of agistors, beadles, foresters, keepers, rangers, verderors and woodwards, and of the Courts of attachment, & c. With all the variety of cases relating to forests, chases, parks, and warrens; and all the laws concerning the game made, adjudged or repealed, since the year 1665. The whole digested under proper titles in an alphabetical order

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Página 433 - ... before the Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper of the great seal of England for the time being, or the judges or barons of the said court from whence the said writ shall issue, or...
Página 177 - Sum not under 5 s. or exceeding 10 s. one Moiety to the Informer, and the other to the Poor of the Parifh...
Página 404 - Whatsoever archbishop, bishop, earl or baron, coming to us at our commandment, passing by our forest, it shall be lawful for him to take and kill one or two of our deer, by view of our forester, if he be present ; or else he shall cause one to blow an horn for him, that he seem not to steal our deer ; and likewise they shall do returning from ITS, ns it is afore said.
Página 430 - Third*, it is ordained that the old perambulation of the forest in the time of King Edward the First should be thenceforth holden in like form as it was then ridden and bounded...
Página 431 - ... and lawful men upon oath, and by the oaths of witnesses to be produced at the said inquests, and by all other lawful means, all and every the meers, meets, bounds and limits of the forests respectively, which were commonly known to be their meers, meets, bounds and limits respectively in the said twentieth year of the reign of our late Sovereign Lord King James; and to return the inquests so taken into the Court of Chancery, and that all and every the Sheriffs and Bailiffs of and in every County...
Página 431 - Majesty and the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that from henceforth the meets, meers, limits and bounds of all and every the forests respectively, shall be to all intents and purposes taken, adjudged and deemed to extend no further respectively...
Página 425 - Horses, and every of them, to his own use, as his own proper Goods and Chattels for ever, without Let, Interruption, Vexation, Suit, or Trouble of the Owner or Owners of them, or any of them, or of any other Person or Persons.
Página 420 - That the Great Charter of the Liberties and the Charter of the Forest be observed and kept in every article, and that the old perambulations of the forest in...
Página 433 - Commissioners to be nominated respectively by the said Peers, Knights and Burgesses, or any of them, to enquire of and find out by inquests of good and lawful men upon oath, and by the oaths of witnesses to be produced at the said inquests, and by all other lawful means, all and every the meers...
Página 421 - ... other durefs, conftrained to give their verdict of a trefpafs done in the foreft, otherwife than their confcience will clearly inform them...

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