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Brooke, i., 72.
Brothels, frequenting, iv., 64.
keeping, iv., 29, 64, 167.
Bubbles, iv., 117.
Buggery, iv., 215, and n.
Bulls, papal, iv., 109, 110.
Buoys, destroying, iv., 246, n.
Burgage tenure, ii., 82; iv., 419.
Burgesses. See "Boroughs."
Burglary, what, iv., 222, 223.

as to the time, iv., 224, and n.
as to the place and residence, ib., and n.
as to the mode of committing, b., 226.
there must be a breaking, iv., 226, and n.
also an entry, ib., 227, and n.
as to the intent, ib., 228, and n.

having burglar's instruments in pos-
session, iv., 170, n.

Burial, of felo de se, iv., 190.

expenses allowed, ii., 508, and n.
Burning in the cheek, iv., 99, 370, 377.
in the hand, iv., 367, 369, 370, 372,
377, 451.

malicious, iv., 244-246, and n.
the king's ships, &c., iv., 101.
to death, iv., 93, 204, 216, 222, 377, 408.
Butcher, trading on a Sunday, iv., 64, n.
Butlerage, i., 315.
By-law, i., 475, and n.

action of debt on, iii., 160.

CABINET, i., 230, n.
Calais, captain of, his certificate, iii., 334.
Calendar, new style, ii., 140, n.
Calendar of prisoners, iv., 144, n., 403.
Calico, stealing, iv., 240, and n.
Calling the plaintiff, iii., 376.
Canal, destroying works of, iv., 245, and n.
banks, &c., breaking down, &c., ib.
stealing from, iv., 240, n.

Cancellation of deed, ii., 309.

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Capita, distribution per, ii., 517.
succession per, ii., 218.

Capital punishment, iv., 9, 18, 237, 376,
413, 441

Capite, tenure in, ii., 60.

ut de coronâ, and ut de honore, ii., 60, n.
Caption of indictment, iv., 351, 448.
Captives, ii., 402.

Capit lupinum, iv., 320.

Carnal knowledge of infants, iv., 212,
and n.

Carriers, special and general, ii., 453, n.
liabilities of, special and general, i., 430,
n.; ii., 453, n.; iii., 165, and n.
lien of, ii., 453, n.

traveling on Sunday, iv., 64, n.
larceny by, iv., 230, and n.
Cart-bote, ii., 35.

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37, 47.

formerly not a layman, iii., 434, n.
killing him, iv., 84.
Chancellor of a diocese, i., 382.

of Duchy of Lancaster, iii., 78.
of Exchequer, iii., 44.

of university, his court, üi., 83.
Chance-medley, iv., 184.

Chancery, court of, iii., 47; iv., 436.

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estates.

See" Estate."

Chastity, homicide in defense of, iv., 181.
Chaud-medley, iv., 184.

Cheat, action against, iii., 164.
Cheating, offense of, iv., 157,

at play, iv., 173.

Cessavit, writ of, abolished, iii., 232, n.
Cessio bonorum, ii., 473, 483, 488.
Cession of a benefice, i., 392.
Cestuy que trust, ii., 328.
Cestuy que use, ii., 328.
Cestuy que vie, ii., 123.
Chains, hanging in, iv., 202.
Challenge of jury, iii., 359, 365; iv., 352, Cheek, burning in, iv., 99, 370, 377.
Chelsea Hospital, property of, how de-
scribed in indictment, iv., 307, n.
Check, banker's, ii., 466, n.
stealing, iv., 234, and n.
forging of, iv., 249, and 250, n.
Chester, county palatine of, i., 117, 118.
courts of county palatine of, abolished,
iii., 77, n.

and n.
to fight, iv., 150.

Chamberlain, lord great, iii., 37.
Champerty, iv., 135.
Champions in trial by battle, iii., 339.
Chance, iv., 26.

Chancellor, lord high, his authority, iii.,

See

Equity."

original writs issue out of, iii., 48.
origin of the name, iii., 46.
jurisdiction of legal court of, iii., 47.
equity court of, history of its jurisdic-

tion, iii., 49.

appeal from equity court to House of
Peers, iii., 56, 427, n.
guardianship of infants, iii., 426.
custody of idiots and lunatics, iii., 427.
appeal from, in matters of lunacy, iii.,
427, n.

jurisdiction over charities, iii., 427.
"Charities."

See

Chapters, i., 382.

Character of witness in rape, questioning,

iv., 214, n.

Characters of servants, i., 426, n.
Charge to grand jury, iv., 303.
Chariots and cabriolets, i., 325.
Charitable uses, i., 479.

void gifts to, ii., 268, 273, 376.
estate-tail may be appointed to, ii., 119.
Charities, jurisdiction of Chancery, iii.,

427.

remedy for breaches of trust, iii., 427, n.
commission under the statute of Chari-
table Uses, ib.
remedy when trustees are out of the
jurisdiction, &c., ib.

Chapel, breaking and stealing from, iv.,
241, and n.

Charles I., his judges, i., 209, 316.
Charter, ii., 295.

of the king, ii., 346.

governments in America, i., 108.
Charter land, ii., 90.

Charter of incorporation, i., 473.
Charters of our liberties, i., 127-129.
Chase, ii., 38, 416; iv., 415.
beasts of, ib.

Chattels, real and personal, ii., 143, 384.
See" Personality."

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favored in equity, iii., 431, n.
evidence of, iv., 214.

Chirograph, ii., 296, App.

Chivalry, tenure in, ii., 61. See "Ten

ure."

court of, iii., 68; iv., 267.

its jurisdiction, iii., 103; iv., 267.
proceedings in, iii., 104.
guardian in, i., 462.
Chose in action, ii., 396, 442.

bills and notes are assignable, ii., 468.
how assigned, iv., 441.

stealing, iv., 234, and n.
Christian courts, iii., 64.
Christianity, offenses against, iv., 43, et

seq.

part of the law of England, iv., 60.
Church, head of, i., 279.
marriages in, i., 439.
rate, i., 395; iii., 92, and n.
title to pews in, ii., 429.
repair of, iii., 92.
burglary in, iv., 224.
larceny in, iv., 241, and n.

Church (continued);
riotously demolishing, iv., 143, and n.
offenses against, iv., 50, 54, n.
of church-yards, affrays in, iv., 145.
Church Discipline Act, i., 381, n.
Church-wardens, i., 394.
Cinque Port, courts of, iii., 79.
Circuits, iii., 58, 356; iv., 422, 424.
Circumstantial evidence, iii., 371.
Citation, iii., 100.

Citizens in Parliament. See "Boroughs."
City, i., 115.

Civil corporations, i., 470.

Civil death, i., 132; ii., 121, 257; iv., 440.
Civil injuries, iii., 2.

Civil law, i., 81; iv., 421, 422.

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always preferred by the clergy, i., 18- Cognovit actionem, iii., 297, 304.
effect of insolvency on, ii., 488, n.
Coin, falsifying, &c., iv., 84, 88, 90, 98,
100, n., 120.

felonies and misdemeanors relating to,
iv., 84, 88, 90, et seq., 100, n.
Coinage, instruments of, offenses relating
to, iv., 90, 100, n.

Coinage duties, i., 295.

right of, i., 277.

Coke, Sir Edward, i., 72, 73.

causes of his removal from the office of
chief justice of the King's Bench, iii.,

55.

its authority, i., 79.

not strictly law, i., 79, n.
degrees of consanguinity according to,
ii., 206.

Civil liberty, i., 6, 125, 251.
Civil list, i., 332-335.
Civil state, i., 396.
subjection, iv., 28.

Civilians should study the common law,
i., 15.

Clarendon, Constitutions of, i., 20, n.; iv.,
422.

Clausum fregit, iii., 209.
Clementine Constitutions, i., 82.
Clergy, i., 376.

adverse to the common law, i., 18-20.
and lawyers, animosity between, i.,
20, n.

formerly proficients in law, i., 17.
excluded from Parliament, i., 175, n.
should study law, i., 13, 14.
simony by, iv., 62.

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

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plea of, iv., 334.

prayer of, iv., 450.

abolition of benefit of clergy, iv., 365, n.
Clergyman, beating him, iv., 217.

mortuary to bishop on death of, ii., 426.
when prohibited from hunting, ii., 412.
Clerical privileges and disabilities, i.,

377.

habit and tonsure, iv., 366.

Clerico admittendo, writ de, iii., 413.
Clerk in office, i., 17.

Clerk in orders, i., 388; iv., 367.
Clerk, parish, i., 395.

Clerk of the market, his court, iv., 275.
Clerk of the peace, iv., 272.

Coal-mines, setting fire to, &c., iv., 247,
and n.

embezzlement by, &c., iv., 231, n.
Clipping the coin, iv., 90.
Close, breach of, iii., 209.
Close writs and rolls, ii., 346.
Clothes, maliciously destroying of, iv.,
208, 246, n.

assaulting to spoil, 208, n.
Cloths, stealing from tenters, iv., 240,
and n.

Coals, combination to raise the price of,
iv., 160, n.

Coat of arms, ii., 306; iii., 105.
Code of Justinian, i., 81.
of Theodosius, ib.
Codicil, ii., 500.
Cognati, ii., 235.
Cognizance, iv., 278.

must be claimed before defense made,
iii., 297.

when it may be claimed, ib.

in replevin, iii., 149.

Cognizor and cognizee, ii., 341, 350; iii.,

157.

Collateral consanguinity, ii., 204, 220.
Collateral issue, iv., 338, 396.
Collatio bonorum, ii., 517.
Collation to a benefice, iv., 391.
Colleges, i., 471.

their visitors, i., 482.
leases by, ii., 322.

Collegia in the civil law, i., 469.
Collieries, labor in, i., 427, n.

riotously destroying engines, &c., in,
iv., 143, n.

other malicious injuries to, iv., 247,
and n.

Colonial assemblies, i., 109.
Colonies, ii., 107-110.

transportation to, iv., 401, and n.
Colonization, right of, ii., 7.
Color, iii., 308.

Combinations, among workmen, iv., 136,

160.

as to coals, bricks, &c., iv., 160, n.
Combustio domorum, iv., 374.
Commenda, iv., 107.
Commendams, i., 393.
Commendation, ii., 52, n.
Commentaries, plan of the, i., 34.
Commerce, king the arbiter of, i., 273.
Commission, ecclesiastical, i., 377, n.
Commission of array, i., 411.
Commission of lunacy, i., 305, 306, n.
Commission of the peace, i., 351; iv.,
270.

Commission in bankruptcy, ii., 480, 488, n
Commission of rebellion, iii.,.444.
high court of, iii., 68.
Commission of review, iii., 67.

Commission to examine witnesses, &c. | Commons, House of (continued).
iii., 383, 438, 449.

Commission under the statute of charita-
ble uses, iii., 427.
Commissioners of stamps and taxes, i.,
325, n.

Commitment of persons accused, iv., 296.
reason for which it is made must be ex-
pressed, iii., 133.

Committee, judicial, of the privy council,
i., 232, n., 280, n.
of lunatic, i., 306.
of peers, iii., 56.
Common assurances, ii., 294.
Common, estate in, ii., 191, 399. See" Es-
tate."

Common, right of, ii., 32, et seq., 263,266, n.
approvement and inclosure of, ii., 34.
remedy, when lord plants trees, ii., 34, n.
of piscary, ii., 34, 39, 40.
of turbary, ii., 34.
of estovers, ii., 35.
disturbance of, iii., 236.
when commoner may distrain or bring
an action for injury done to, surcharg-
ing, iii., 237.

action on the case for surcharging, iii.,
239.

inclosure or obstructing, ib.
when commoner may bring action on
the case, ib.

when the lord may inclose, iii., 240.
Common barretor, iv., 133.
Common bench, iii., 37.

justices of, killing them, iv., 84.
Common farrier, action against, iii., 164.
informer, iii., 160.

Common jury, how returned, iii., 358.
Common law, i., 63, 67; iv., 411, 412;

iii., 267.

despised by the clergy, i., 20.
distinguishable into three kinds, i., 67.
corporation by, i., 472.
guardian by, i., 461.

preference of operation of a deed by,
ii., 379, n.

Common nuisances, iv., 166.
Common Pleas, Court of, its origin, iii., 38.
fixed at Westminster, i., 22, 23; iv.,
424.

only sergeants admitted, iii., 28.
number of judges of, iii., 40.
writ of error from, ib.
Common Prayer-book, offense of reviling
of, iv., 50.

Common recovery, iv., 429. See "Recov-

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its members should study law, i., 9, 10.
its peculiar laws, i., 169.
Commonwealth, offenses against, iv., 127.
Commorancy, iv., 273.
Communem legem, writ of entry ad, iii.,

180.

Communications, what are privileged
from being given in evidence, iii.,
368, n.

Community of property still subsists in
some things, ii., 14.

Commutation of penance, iv., 105, 217,

276.

Compact distinguished from law, ii., 45.
Companies, public, forgeries on, iv., 250, n.
joint stock, how described in indict-

ment relating to, iv., 307, n.
for banking, restrictions on, ii., 468, n.
Compassing the death of the king, &c.,
iv., 76.

Compensatio, iii., 305.
Composition with creditors, ii., 484.
Compound larceny, iv., 239. See "Lar-
ceny."

Compounding felony, iv., 133.
other prosecutions, iv., 136.
Compulsion, iv., 27.
Compurgators, iii., 343; iv., 368, 414.
in equity, iii., 447.
Computation of time, i., 463, n.; ii., 140, n.
Concealment from the crown, iv., 436.
of bastard's death, iv., 198, and Nog ,358,
and n.
Conclusion of pleas, iii., 303.
Concord in a fine, ii., 304; iii., 157.
Condemnation of goods, effect of, in the
Exchequer, iii., 262, n.
Condition, ii., 17, n., 110, 299.
distinguished from a remainder and a
conditional limitation, ii., 156, 175, n.
estate upon, ii., 152.

implied or express condition, ii., 152,

154, 299.

precedent or subsequent, ii., 154.
in deed and in law, ii., 155.
effect of breach of, ii., 156, 281.
impossible or illegal, ii., 156, 340.
estate in mortgage, i., 157.
"Mortgage."

See

Conditional fee, ii., 109, n. See "Estate."
Conditional limitation, ii., 156, 175, n.
Conditional pardon, iv., 401.
Confession by prisoners, iv., 357.
of indictment, iv., 329.

Confession and avoidance, matters in,
must be pleaded specially, iii., 305, n.
of actions, iii., 203, 397.
Confinement to the realm, i., 265.

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Common scold, iv., 169.

Common seal, i., 475.

by fine, ii., 354, n.

Common utterer of false money, iv., 100, Confirmation, ii., 325.
and n.
Commonalty, i., 403.
Commoners, when they may abate a nui-
sance to a common, iii., 239, n.
Commons, House of, i., 158.

Confirmation of bishops, i., 378, 380; iv.,

115.

its constitution, i., 159, n.

Confiscation, iv., 377.

Confiscations part of royal revenue, i,

299.

405.

Confusion and intermixture of goods, ii., | Contingent remainders (continued).
conveyance of, ii., 290, n., 354.
uses, ii., 334.
legacy, ii., 513.

Continual claim, ii., 316; iii., 174.
Continuances, iii., 316.

Continuando, laying trespass with a, iii.,

212.

Conge d'eslire, i., 379, 382; iv., 421.
Congregations, religious, disturbance of,
iv., 54, and n.

Coneys, taking, killing, or stealing, iv.,
235, and n.

Conjugal rights, suits for restitution of,

11., 94.

Conjuration, iv., 60, 436.
"Conquest," the word, ii., 48, 242.
Conquest, Norman, i., 199; iv., 414, 415.
introduction of feudal tenures on, ii., 48.
Consanguinity, i., 434, 435, n.

degrees of, ii., 202, 206.
collateral, ii., 204.

Conscience, nature of, ii., 8, n.
Conscience, courts of, ii., 441.

Consecration of bishops, i., 380; iv., 115.
Consequential damages, iii., 153.
Conservators of the peace, i., 350; iv.,
413, 431. See "Justice."

Conservators, truce and safe-conducts, iv.,

69.

Conservatory, robbery of, iv., 233, and n.
Consideration for a contract, ii., 443, 468.

in a deed, ii., 296.

different kinds of, ii., 444.

inadequacy of, ii., 444, n.

Consideratum est per curiam, iii., 396.
Consilium, or imparlance, iv., 356.

Consimili casu, writ of entry in, iii., 183.
Consistory Court, iii., 64.

Consolidated fund, i., 331.
Consort, queen, 219.

Conspiracy, law of, in general, iv., 136,

and n.

to raise wages, ib., 160.
action of, iii., 126.

Constable, i., 355, 411; iv., 292.

high, i., 115.

lord high, i., 355; iii., 37; iv., 268.
his court, iii., 68; iv., 267.

his duty, on arrest in criminal cases, iv.,

296.
petty, i., 355.

special, i., 305, n.

Constitution, British, i., 50, 127, 144, 154,
160, 213, 217, 233, 237; iv., 439.
Construction of deeds and wills, ii., 115,

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Contract of marriage, i., 439.
Contract, original, between king and peo-
ple, i., 233.

Contracts, ii., 442, et seq.

are either by specialty or parol, ii., 296, n.,
446, 465.

when to be in writing, ii., 306, n., 442,
447.

partial execution, ii., 447.

signature by one party only, ii., 442.
parol evidence to explain, vary, or con-
tradict writings, ii., 382, n.
how waived by parol, ib.

express or implied, ii., 443; iii., 153,

158.

executed or executory, ii., 443.
simple or special, ii., 465.
consideration to support, ii., 296, n.,
improvidence of, ii., 444.
nudum pactum, ii., 445.

443.

four kinds of, ü., 446. See" Bailment,"
Borrowing, Debt," "Exchange,"

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"Hiring," Sale."

for sale of goods, to be created at a fu-
ture time, ii., 449, n.

of marriage, i., 439; iii., 93.
actions on, iii., 117.

specific performance of, iii., 435, 438.
Contractu, action e, iii., 117.
Contribution, when may be had for dam-
ages levied on execution, iii., 416, n.
Convention of estates, i., 151, 152.
Convention of Parliament, i., 152.
Conversion, iii., 152.
Conveyances, origin and history of, ii., 9,
287; iv., 430.

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attornment, ii., 290.

who may convey, and to whom, ib.
to a corporation, ib.
kinds of, ii., 294, 309, et seq.
writing essential to, ii., 297.
when to be signed, ii., 306, n.
by deed, ii., 295.

lease and release, ii., 339.
innocent, ii., 339, n.

at the common law, or under the Stat-
ute of Uses, ii., 309, 337.

by matter of record, ii., 344.
of freehold, ii., 311, et seq.

of contingent remainder, ii., 290, n.

354.

of incorporeal hereditaments, ii., 317.
resulting use, ii., 296, n.
fraudulent, ii., 296.
Convict, transportation of, iv., 401, and
rescue of, iv., 131, n.
Conviction in general, iv., 280.

in frauds against reven ze laws, iv., 2

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