The History of the Town and Port of Dover and of Dover Castle: With a Short Account of the Cinque Ports, Volum 2

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PÓgina 127 - To the Constable it pertaineth to have Cognisance of Contracts touching Deeds of Arms and of War out of the Realm, and also of Things that touch War within the Realm, which cannot be determined or discussed by the Common Law...
PÓgina 371 - ... answer not, then the man that is appealed shall be put to death. And if they all appear, and answer by name, the which being called, then of the King's grace that shall be the best twelve of the said thirty-six men, and the grace of the mayor; and of the sworn men, twelve, so that the mayor and bailiff of them all chuse twelve, the which left them, to swear what the man who is appealed shall swear on a book, that he is not guilty of that which he is appealed of, as God him help, and the Holy...
PÓgina 190 - On the king's embarking for Normandy, he was appointed regent, in which situation he fell into disgrace, his property became confiscated, and he was sent a prisoner to Rouen, where he remained until his death. See page. 112. 2. Baron John de Fienes, from the Bolounies of France. He was connected by affinity to duke William, and strongly attached to his interest, and his fidelity was rewarded by his sovereign. He had the important offices of constable of Dover Castle, and warden of the Cinque Ports,...
PÓgina 377 - ... shall not extend to corruption of blood ; here the lands of the felon shall not escheat to the lord, but yet the profits of them shall be forfeited to the king for a year and a day, and so long after as the offender lives...
PÓgina 148 - No freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or disseized, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any way harmed— nor will we go upon or send upon him — save by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.
PÓgina 98 - ... defend by these presents. In Witness Whereof, The said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year hereinbefore first written.
PÓgina 127 - And if any will complain, that any Plea be commenced before the Constable and Marshal, that might be tried by the Common Law of the Land, the same Plaintiff shall have a Privy Seal of the King without Difficulty, directed to the...
PÓgina 169 - No Constable, nor his Bailiff, shall take corn or other chattels of any man, if the man be not of the Town where the Castle is, but he shall forthwith pay for the same, unless that the will of the seller was to respite the payment; (2) and if he be of the same Town, the price shall be paid unto him within forty days.
PÓgina 368 - Chusing 1>J mayor. Every year, the Monday after Easter, all the inhabitants shall assemble in a certain place, called the hundred, and there, by common consent, shall chuse a mayor. " VI. Acquittance of a felon. It is ordained, in the usages of Winchelsea, that when a man ought to be acquitted by thirty-six men, that first the names of the thirty-six men ought to be called by their names ; and if any of them, when called, be absent, and answer not, then the man that is appealed...

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