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CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME.
BOOK IV. OF PUBLIC WRONGS.
CHAPTEB of the Nature of Crimes and their Punishment,....
Of the Persons Capable of Committing Crimes,.
Of Principals and Accessories,....
Of Offences against God and Religion,.
Of offences against the Law of Nations,
VI. Of High Treason,...
VII. Of Felonies injurious to the King's Prerogative,
VIII. Of Præmunire,..
IX. Of Misprisions and Contempts affecting the King and Government, 119
X. Of Offences against Public Justice,...
Of Offences against the Public Peace,
2 recaption of goods wrongfully taken, or wife, child or servant
of the second sort are.
remitter is where one who has a good title to lands, &c., comes into posses-
sion by a bad one, and is thereupon remitted to his ancient good title, which
where a party has a remedy by his own act, he has a remedy in court at his
a court is a place where justice is judicially administered,
law, is always present,
against the truth of which records nothing can be averred,
OF COURTS ECCLESIASTICAL, MILITARY AND MARITIME,
history of the ecclesiastical courts,.
1. the archdeacon's court, the most inferior,
2. the consistory court, of every diocesan bishop,.
8. the court of arches, a court of appeal belonging to the archbishop of Can-
4. the court of peculiars, a branch of the court of arches,.
6. the prerogative court for testamentary causes where there are bona notabilia
in two diocesos,..
6. the court of delegates, the great court of appeal in ecclesiastical causes,.. 66
9. the courts of London and other corporations,
subtraction of conjugal rights, the court being empowered to award
cruelty, adultery, &c., for which a divorce a mensa et thoro may be
8. testamentary causes, which are the probate of wills, the granting of ad-
matters of bonor, and encroachments upon distinctions of degrees and quality,. 103
an encroachment of jurisdiction is remedied by writ of prohibition,... 111
this may be effected either by a delivery of the thing detained to the owner,