The history of Great Britain: from the first invasion of it by the Romans under Julius Caesar, Volumen 8

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Página 434 - A free-man shall not be amerced for a small offence, but only according to the degree of the offence; and for a great...
Página 404 - Edward, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, to all those that these present letters shall hear or see, greeting.
Página 430 - John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of Anjou...
Página 432 - But the warden, as long as he hath the custody of the lands, shall keep up and maintain the houses, parks, warrens, ponds, mills and other things belonging to them, out of their issues...
Página 431 - ... owe a relief, he shall have his inheritance by the ancient relief— that is to say, the heir or heirs of an earl...
Página 273 - Their government was regular, and where they fixed near the building m hand they made a camp of huts. A surveyor governed in chief; every tenth man was called a warden, and overlooked each nine : the gentlemen of the neighbourhood, either out of charity or commutation of penance, gave the materials and carriages.
Página 168 - Whereas divers persons of small garrison of land or other possessions do make great retinue of people, as well of esquires as of others, in many parts of the realm, giving to them hats and other livery of one suit by year, taking...
Página 433 - ... the principal debtor is able to pay the debt : and if the principal debtor fail in the payment of the debt, not having wherewith to discharge it, the sureties shall answer for the debt ; and if they be willing they shall have the lands and rents of the debtor, until satisfaction...
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Página 249 - ... of his numbers (for the times in which he lived), and all the other marks of a great and cultivated genius. The writer of his life prefixed to Mr. Urry's edition of his works, hath given him the following character, and produced fufficient evidence that he deferved it : " In one word, ** he was a great fcholar, a pleafant wit, a candid " critic, a fociable companion, a ftedfafl friend, ** a grave philofopher, a temperate ceconomift, ** and a pious Chriftian.

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