The Compleat English Copyholder: Or, A Guide to Lords of Manors, Justices of the Peace, Tenants, Stewards, ...&c. Being the Common and Statute Law of England, Together with the Adjudged Cases Relating to Manors, Copyhold Estates, Courts-leets and Courts-baron, Common Placed; Containing the Whole Practice of the Court-leet, Court of Ancient Demesne, Court-baron, and Musick Court of the Honour of Tutbury, and the Business of the Manor in All Its Branches. And Also the Tenures, Customs, and Usages of Several Manors in England and Wales, Shewing who Has Right to Attend the Coronation of the Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Or to Perform Other Services to Them, Or the Lords of the Several Manors, Collected from Records, Manuscripts, and Printed Books; with Directions for Distraining for Rent, Volume 1
E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, 1735 - Copyhold - 598 pages
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Page 348 - ... be it enacted by the King's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and of the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same...
Page 174 - A whole gammon of bacon you shall receive, And bear it hence with love and good leave ; For this is our custom at Dunmow well known, Though the pleasure be ours, the bacon's your own.
Page 299 - From me and from mine To thee and to thine As good and as faire As ever they myne were. To witness that this is sooth, I bite the white wax with my tooth, Before Jugg, Marode, and Margery, And my third son Henry, For one bow and one broad arrow, When I come to hunt upon Yarrow.
Page 235 - Brook and his heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim by, from or under him, them or any of them Shall and Will Warrant and forever Defend by these presents.
Page 202 - As if there be two men, and each of them is seised of one quantity of land in one county, and the one granteth his land to the other in exchange for the land which the other hath, and in like manner the other granteth his land to the first grantor in exchange for the land which the first grantor hath...
Page 284 - ... of the execution came (which was known by the jurors holding up one of their hands), the bailiff or his servant whipping the beast, the pin was plucked out, and execution done ; but if there were no beast in the case, then the bailiff or his servant cut the rope.
Page 366 - ... all other persons claiming or to claim the premises, or any part thereof by, from or under him, them or any of them. 4. Mortgagor to keep buildings insured. A covenant " that the mortgagor will keep the buildings on the said premises insured against loss by fire, for the benefit of the mortgagee.
Page 352 - Statute made in the first year of the Reign of the late King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act for exempting their Majesties' Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certain Laws...