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Allegiance (continued).
natural, i., 369.

oath of, i., 367–369; iv., 27.
to whom due, i., 371.
origin of oath of, ii., 53, n.
refusing oath of, iv., 116.
withdrawing from, iv., 87.
seducing soldiers or sailors from, iv.,

102, n.

Alliances, how made, i., 257.
Allodial property, ii., 47, 60.

Allodium, derivation and nature of, ii., 45,

monopoly of, ii., 410, n.
authority of, iii., 333.

Alteration of deeds, ii., 308.
Ambiguity, latent, ii., 382, n.
Amendments, history of the doctrine of,
iii., 408.

Amendment of variances in indictments,
iv., 439.

American Colonies, i., 107, 109, n.

transportation to, iv., 401.

47, 52, n., 60, 105.

Allowance of franchise, iii., 263.
of pardon, iv., 401, 402.

of writs of error, iv., 392.
Alluvion, title to, ii., 261.

Almanac, the crown has no right to grant Appearance, iii., 286, 290.

Ancestors, ii., 203, 209.
Ancestral actions, iii., 186.
Anchors, receiving stolen, &c., iv., 133, n.
injuries, &c., to, iv., 245, n.
Ancient demesne, i., 286; ii., 90, 99.
Ancient writings, prove themselves, iii.,
367, n.

Animals. See " Cattle," "Game."
property in, ii., 5, 389, 390, 402.
laming of, iv., 235.

killing or maiming, iv., 244, 246, n.
Animosity between clergy and lawyers,
i., 20, n.

Animus furandi, iv., 230, 232.
Animus revertendi, ii., 392.
Annual Parliaments, i., 153.
Annuities, ii., 40.

writ of annuity, ii., 41, n.

may be granted in fee or in tail, ii., 41,
n., 113.

apportionment of, ii., 43, n.
for lives, ii., 461.

insurance of life, ii., 461, n.
memorial of, ii., 461.

proof of, in bankruptcy, ii., 488, n.
Annulum et baculum, investiture per, i.,

378.

Appeal (continued).
of death, iv., 314, 424.
of felony, ib.
of treason, iv., 314.
in convictions, iv., 282.
prosecution by, iv., 312, 424.

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to Parliament, iii., 454.

to Rome, iv., 115, 421.
courts of, iii., 441.

American war, i., 110, n.
Anatomy, offense of stealing bodies, ii., Apprentices, i., 426, 427.
duty on fee, i., 324.
starving, &c., iv., 197, n.

429.

from decree in equity, iii., 453, 445.
in matters of lunacy, iii., 427.

from commission under Statute of Char-
itable Uses, iii., 428.

to Quarter Sessions, iii., 455.
new evidence on, ib.

from Irish courts, i., 104.
different from writ of error, iii., 56.

by defendant, how made, iii., 287, n
in Chancery, iii., 443, 445.
Appearance-day of the term or return, iii.,

278.

distin-

Appellee on approvement, iv., 330.
Appendant and appurtenant
guished, ii., 22, 33, n.
Appointment to charitable uses, ii., 376
Apportionment of common, ii., 33, n.
of rent, ii., 43, n., 124.
Appraisement, commission of, iii., 262.

embezzlement by, iv., 230, 231, n.
exercising trade without having been,
iv., 160, and n.

Apprenticii ad legem, iii., 27.
Appropriation of supplies, i., 335, n.
Appropriations, i., 384.
Approvement of common, ii., 34; iii., 240.
in felony and treason, iv., 329.
Approvers, iv., 329.

counseling prisoners to become, iv.,

128.

Appurtenants and appendants distin-
guished, ii., 22, 33, n.

Arbitrary consecration of tithes, i., 113
Arbitration, iii., 16.

submission to, not revocable, iii., 16, n
Arbitrator, may administer oath, iii., 16, n.
witnesses may be compelled to attend
before, ib.

when he may maintain an action for his
fees, iii., 28, n.

Archbishops, i., 155, 377.

court of, i., 83.
incomes of, i., 377, n.

mode of appointment of, i., 377.
powers and duties of, i., 380.

Archdeacon, i., 383.
Archdeacon's Court, iii., 64.
Archdeaconry, i., 112.
Arches, court of, iii., 64.

dean of, iii., 65.

Areopagus, court of, iii., 365; iv., 169,

348.

Aristocracy, i., 49, 164; iii., 380.

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standing, i., 413, 414; iv., 419, 439, 441.
Arraingment, iv., 322, 449.

incidents to, iv., 324, and n.
Array, commissions of, i., 411.

challenge to the, iii., 358; iv., 352.
Arrest of judgment, iii., 393; iv., 375.
of persons, when allowed, iii., 287, n.
of seamen and soldiers, i., 421.
how made, iii., 288, and n.
what persons are privileged from, iii.,
288.

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punishment, ib.

appeal of, iv., 314.

Articles of the navy, i., 420.
of war, i., 415, 417.

of the peace, iv., 255, and n.
Artificers, i., 407.

laws against combination by, iv., 159,
and n.

seducing from the realm, iv., 160.
embezzlements and frauds by, iv.,
160, n.

Assault (continued).

in courts of justice, ib.
on constables, iv., 129, 217, n.
in rescues, iv., 131.

to raise price of wages, iv., 159, 217, n.
to stop progress of grain, &c., iv., 217, n.
with intent to commit felony, ib.

costs in actions for, iii., 400.

on king's chancellor, &c., iv., 84.

in king's palace, iv., 125.

on deer-keepers and game-keepers, ib.
on persons saving wreck, ib.
on revenue officers, iv., 155.

on commissioners of taxes, iv., 158.
by furious driving, iv., 217, n.
with intent to rob, iv., 244, n.
jurisdiction of justices as to, iv., 217, n.
conviction for, on indictment for felony,
ib.

Assembly, riotous or unlawful, iv., 146,
and n.

Assembly of estates, i., 147.
Asses, ill treatment of, iv., 246, n.
Assessed taxes, i., 325, 327, n.
Assessments, i., 312.
Assets, ii., 510.

estates pour autre vie, ii., 260.
by descent, ii., 244, 302, 340; iii., 430.
when not liable for personal wrongs,
iii., 302.

real, iii., 430.

copyholds, iii., 430, n.

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Assignees in bankruptcy, ii., 480. See
Bankruptcy."
Assignments, ii., 326, 440.
fraudulent assignments, ii., 296, 441.
what things can not be assigned; as, of-
fices, officers' pay, &c., ii., 441, n.
chose in action, ii., 442.
distinguished from an under-lease, ii.,

176, n., 327, n.

of bills of exchange, &c., ii., 468.
of errors, iii., 406.
Assigns, ii., 289.
Assize, general, i., 148.
of arms, i., 411; i., 66
for rent, ii., 42, n.

commission of, iii., 60; iv., 269, 424.
grand, iv., 422.

justices of, iii., 59; iv., 269.
killing them, iv., 84.

could not formerly be in their own
county, iii., 59, 335.

of bread, the offense of breaking the
iv., 157.

writ of, iv., 422.

of nuisance, iii., 220.

abolished, iii., 221.

courts of, iii., 58.
certificate of, iii., 389.
writ of, iii.. 184.

of mort d'ancestor, &c., iii., 185.
turned into an inquest, iii, 402.
Association, writ of, iii., 60.

As, Roman, divisions of, ii., 462.
Asportation, what is, iv., 231.
Assault, what is, and how redressed, iii., Assumpsit, implied, iii., 159, 162.

120; iv., 216, 217.

consideration to support, ii, 443.
Assurance. See "Insurance."
Assurances, common, ii., 294.

covenant for further, ii., App.

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Asylums, lunatic, i., 305, n.
Atheling, i., 199.
Attachment in pone, iii., 280.

against witnesses, iii., 369.
for contempts, iv., 433, 444.
Attachments, Court of, iii., 71.
Attainder, act of, iv., 259.

in indictments. iv.. 340.
Avowry, iii., 149.
Avulsion of land, ii., 261.

forfeiture of real property, by, in trea- Award, performance of, may be enforced
by process of contempt, iii., 16.
Ayle, writ of, iii., 186.

son, iv., 381.

in felony, iv., 385.

by præmunire, iv., 386.
forfeiture of personal property, ib.
difference between forfeiture of lands
and goods, iv., 387.

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plea of previous attainder, iv., 336, and n.
escheat on, ii., 251, 290.

dower of felon's wife, ii., 253.

Attaint, grand jury in, abolished, ii.,
351, n.

writ of, iii., 402; iv., 361, and n.
verdicts formerly reversed by, iii., 388.
superseded by motions for new trials,
iii., 404.

abolished, iii., 351, n.
Attainted persons, iv., 380.
Attempt to rob, iv., 242, and 244, n.
to steal fish, iv., 235.

Attestation of deed, ii., 307.

royal attestation, ii., 308.
of wills, ii., 376, 501.

to deliver seizin, ii., 315.
warrant of, iii., 397.
Attorney-general, iii., 27.

information by, iii., 261; iv., 308.
represents the crown, iii., 428, n.
information by, in matters of charity,

iii., 427.

Attornment, ii., 72, 290.

wrongful, a forfeiture, ii., 275.
Aubaine, droit d', i., 372.

Audita querela, when it lies, iii., 405.
Augmentation of vicarages and curacies,

i., 388.

Aula regia, iii., 37; iv., 416, 422.
Aulnager, iv., 1, 275.
Aurum reginæ, i., 221.
Authorities in law, i., 72.
Autrefois acquit, iv., 335, and n.
attaint, iv., 336, n.
convict, ib.

Average, the word, ii., 460, n.
general and particular, ib.
Averium, ii., 424.
Averment, iii., 313.

Attesting witness, proof by, iii., 368.
when proof of hand-writing of, suffi-
cient, iii., 368, n.
Attorney, iii., 25.

subject to censure of the judges, iii., 26.
when judges will interfere, iii., 26, n.
must be admitted and sworn, iii., 26.
examination of, iii., 26, n.
communications made to him in his pro-

fessional capacity, iii., 36, and n.
right of, to defend client for felony, iv.,
296, n., and 356, n.
embezzlement by, iv., 231, n.
summary proceedings against, iv., 284, n. Bailiffs, i., 345.

Autre droit, ii., 177.

Autre vie ii., 120. See " Estate."
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scire facias against, ib.
in criminal cases, iv., 297.
taking excessive, i., 135; iv., 297.

taking insufficient, iv., 297.
what offenses bailable, iv., 298.

what to be done if offense not bailable,
iv., 300.

personating of, iv., 128, n.
bond, iii., 290.

piece, iii., 291.

Bailable or not, who, iv., 297, 298, 299.
Bailee, larceny by, iv., 230, and n.
larceny from, iv., 231, and n.

of hundreds, i., 116, 345.
special, i., 346.

Bailiwick, i., 344; ii., 38.
Bailment, ii., 295, 451, et seq.

Bakers, regulations as to baking, &c., on
Sunday, iv., 64, n.

regulation as to baking, &c., of bread,
iv., 157, and n.

selling bad bread, iv., 162, and n.
Ballot for jurors, iii., 358.
Balnearii, iv., 239.
Banc. See "Bank."

Bangorian Controversy, i., 279, n.
Banishment, i., 133, 137; iv., 377, 401.
Bank, what are days in, iii., 276.

sittings in, may be held in vacation, iii.,
278, n.

Bank of England. privileges of, ii., 468, n.
misbehavior of its officers, iv., 234.
embezzlement by, iv., 230.

notes, forgery of iv, 248, and 250, n.
stealing of, iv., 234, and n.

Bank, joint stock, how described in in- | Barrister (continued).
dictment, iv., 307, n.

revising, i., 173, n.

Bank notes, small notes prohibited, ii.,

no action lies to recover back his fee,
iii., 28, n.

defense of prisoner by, iv., 256, n.,
296, n.

attendance of, before grand jury, iv,
303, n.

Base fee, ii., 109.

service and tenure, ii., 61, 148.
Bastard, i., 454.

468, n.

notes of banking companies, ib.
may now be taken in execution, iii.,
417, n.

Bankers, checks of, ii., 466, n.
embezzlement by, iv., 231, n.
forging their plates, iv., 250, and n.
Banking companies, restrictions on, ii.,
468, n.

Bankrupt, the word, ii., 472.

promise to pay by, after certificate,
must be in writing, ii., 466, n.
embezzlement of effects by, iv., 155,
and n.

Bankruptcy, ii., 271, 488, n.; iv., 431, 436.
Roman law of, ii., 472, 483, n.
bankrupt formerly treated as an offend-
er, ii., 471, n.

confined to traders, ii., 473, 474.
what is a trading, ii., 476, 488, n.
feme covert, ii., 477, 488, n.
petitioning creditor's debt, ii., 475,
488, n.

act of bankruptcy, ii., 477, 488, n.
fraudulent, iv., 155, and n.
proceedings in, ii., 479, 488, n.
assignees' title to estate and property
of bankrupt, ii., 285, 485, 488, n.
reputed ownership by bankrupt, ii.,
488, n.

what dealings, &c., are protected, ii.,
286, n.

dividend, ii., 487, 488, n.
priorities of creditors, ib.

mutual credit and set-off, ii., 487, n.
securities held by creditors, ib.
landlord's rent, ii., 487.

contingent debts, ii., 488.
interest, ib.

superseding commission, ib.

court of bankruptcy, ii., 488, n.; iii.,
56, 428, n.

court of review, ii., 488, n.; iii., 428, n.
jurisdiction of equity, iii., 428.
Banks of rivers, &c., destroying, iv., 144,
n., 245, and n.

Banneret, knight, i., 403.
Banns, i., 439.

Bar, plea in, iii., 306; iv., 335, 396.
trial at, iii., 352; iv., 351.
Bargain and sale of lands, ii., 338.
for a year, ii., 339, App.
Barge, stealing from, iv., 240, n.
Barn, setting fire to, iv., 246, n.

riotously demolishing, iv., 143, n.
Baron, i., 398.

and feme, i., 433. See "Husband and

Wife."

Baronet, i., 403.

Baronies, ii., 62, 90.

Baronies of bishops, i., 156.
Barratry, ii., 460, n.; iv., 134.
Barrister, i., 23; iii., 26.

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incapacities of, i., 458.
maintenance of, i., 457,
marriage of, i., 459, n.
settlement of, i., 363, n., 459, n.
can not inherit, ii., 247.
eignè, ii., 248.

458.

law of Scotland respecting legitimacy.
ii., 248, n.

administration to, ii., 505.

concealment of its death, iv., 190, n.,

358.

punishment for having, iv., 65.
Bastardy, issue as to, iii., 335.
Bath, knight of the, i., 403.

Battel, trial by, iii., 105, 337, 346, 418,
421, 424.

Battery, iv., 216. See" Assault and Bat
tery."

of a clergyman, iv., 317.
what is, iii., 120.
when justifiable, ib.
remedies for, ib., and n.
inspection of, iii., 333.
Bawdy houses, iv., 29, 64, n., 167.
Beaconage, suit for, may be brought in
the Admiralty Court, iii., 107.
Beacons, i., 264.

Beasts of the plow, when they may be
distrained, iii., 9, n.

Beaumont, Viscount, i., 398.

Bedford Level, destroying works in, iv.,
245, n.

Bees, stealing of, 236, n.
Beggars, vagrants, iv., 170, n.

Behavior, good, security for, iv., 251, 256

402.

Beheading, iv., 92, 377.
Benefices, iv., 107.

Benefit of clergy, i., 377, 402, n.; iv., 333,
365, 413, 429, 441.

Benevolence, compulsive, i., 140; iv., 436
Bequest. See "Will."

Berwick upon Tweed, i., 94, n.,
Besayle, writ of, iii., 186.
"Beyond seas," ii., 266, n.
Bigamy, iv., 163.

Bill in Parliament, i., 181.

99.

how passed, ib.

Bill of Rights, i., 128, 211–217; iv., 440.
Bill for patent, ii., 346.

Bill of indictment, iv., 302.
Bill of exceptions, iii., 372.
Bill of Middlesex, iii., 285.
Bill in equity, iii., 442.
Bill of privilege, iii., 289.

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Bill of exchange and promissory note, ii., | Bonds in general, ii., 340, and App.; iv.,

466, et seq.

442.

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notice of dishonor, ii., 470.
stamp, ii., 469.

action on, ii., 470.
interest on, ii., 463, n.
forging, iv., 248, 249, and 250, n.
stealing, iv., 234, and n.
Bill of lading, ii., 449, n.
Billa vera, iv., 305.
Billeting military, i., 413.
Bishops, i., 155, 377, 382.
are not peers, i., 401.
incomes of, i., 377, n.
mode of appointment, i., 377.
powers and duties, i., 381, 382.
crown entitled to hounds of, on death
of, ii., 413.

mortuary to crown on death of, ii.,
426.

used to sit in the county court, iii., 61.
what matters tried by certificate of, iii.,

335.

not electing or consecrating, iv., 115.
not entitled to trial as peers, i., 401; iv.,

264.

Bishoprics, nominating to, iv., 108, 115,
415, 430.

Bissextile year, ii., 141.
Black Act, threatening letters, iv., 144,
and n.

shooting at another, iv., 208, and n.
going disguised, &c., iv., 244, 245, n.
burning houses, iv., 246, and n.
mills, ib.

corn, wood, &c., ib.
breaking, &c., fish-ponds, ib.
injuring cattle, ib.

trees, iv., 246, 247, and n.
Black mail, ii., 43; iv., 244.
Blanch rent, ii., 43.

Blasphemy, iv., 59.
Blench-holding, ii., 43.

Blood, corruption of, ii., 251; iv., 388.

restitution in, iv., 402.

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how far a charge on land, ii., 340.
effect of illegal or impossible condition,
ii., 340.

the whole penalty not always recover
able, ii., 341.

of arbitration, iii., 16.

to resign a living, when legal, ii., 280.
relief against penalty, iii., 432.
stealing of, iv., 234, and n.
forgery of, iv., 249, and 250, n.
Bono et malo, writ de, iv., 270.
Books, copyright in, ii., 405.
popish, importing or selling them, iv.,

115.

and papers, production of, iii., 382.
Books of account, entries in, when may
be read in evidence, iii., 368.
Books of rates, i., 317.
Borough English, i., 75; ii., 83.
Boroughs, i., 115.

corporations of, i., 475, n.
parliamentary, i., 172, n.
election for, i., 174, n.
members for, i., 174.
Courts, iii., 80.
Borrowing, ii., 453.
Borsholder, i., 115, 356; iv., 413.
Botes or estovers, ii., 35, 122.
Bottomry, ii., 457, 461.
Bound bailiffs, i., 345.
Bounties on exportation, i., 315.
Bounty, Queen Anne's, i., 286.
Bourdeaux, mayor of, his certificate, iii.,

334.

Boxing, offense of, iv., 183, and n.
Bracton, i., 72, 425.

Brass, stealing, iv., 233, and n.

receiving stolen, iv., 133.
Breach of the peace, iv., 142.

chargeable upon him who begins an
affray, iii., 3.

Breach of prison, iv., 130, and n.
of close, iii., 209.

of pound, iii., 146.

Breaking, in burglary, iv., 226.

Brehon laws in Ireland, i., 100; iv., 313.
Brevia testata, ii., 307.

Bribery, of magistrates, &c., iv., 139,
and n.

in elections, i., 179, 180. n.

Bricks, combinations to raise the price of,
iv., 160, n.

Bridges, i., 357; iv., 424.

annoyance in, iv., 167.

destroying, &c., iv., 145, n., 245, and n.
British Constitution, i., 50, 51. See" Con-
stitution."

islands, i., 105.

subjects abroad, where to be tried, iv.,
305.

Britons, ancient, their laws, i., 63; iv.,
108.

Britton, i., 72, 427.

Brokers, embezzlement by, iv., 231, ♫

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