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

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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...
Página 430 - John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of Anjou...
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 312 - ... variety ; that his merit was not less in painting familiar manners with humour and propriety, than in moving the passions, and in representing the beautiful or the grand objects of nature with grace and sublimity. In a word, that he appeared with all the lustre and dignity of a true poet, in an age which compelled him to struggle with a barbarous language, and a national want of taste : and when to write verses at all, was regarded as a singular qualification...
Página 421 - That tragitors within an halle large, Have made to come in watir and a barge And in the halle rowin up and...
Página 39 - Boniface the bifhop, a " fervant of the fervants of God, to Philip king " of France. Fear God, and keep his com
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 - ... them the value of the same livery, or percase the double value, by such covenant and assurance, that every of them shall maintain other in all quarrels, be they reasonable or unreasonable, to the great mischief and oppression of the people*,
Página 428 - Omnes mercatores habeant salvum et securum exire de Anglia, et venire in Angliam, et morari et ire per Angliam, tam per terram quam per aquam, ad emendum et vendendum, sine omnibus malis toltis, per antiquas et rectas consuetudines...
Página 431 - Our ancestors and heirs, to the honour of God, and the exaltation of Holy Church, and amendment of Our kingdom, by the advice of Our...

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