An inquiry into the ancient corporate system of Ireland [etc.] (Google eBook)

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Bentley, 1834 - Political Science - 191 pages
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Page 134 - supremacy and so swear that her majesty Queen Elizabeth was supreme governor of the realm, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes as temporal—that no other had ecclesiastical or spiritual jurisdiction within
Page cxii - other ancient borough in our said kingdom of Ireland, or in our said kingdom of England, in the parliament there to do and execute are accustomed; wherefore we will, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, we do give and grant to the aforesaid provost and free burgesses of the borough aforesaid and their successors, and also we
Page lviii - And further, of our more abundant special grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, for us, our heirs and successors, we do give and grant to the aforesaid
Page cxx - of November, in the year of our reign of England, France, and Ireland the 10th, and of Scotland the 46th. By virtue of letters of the lord the king, sent from England, and signed with his own hand.
Page 70 - may be and shall be for ever in future times, persons able and in law capable to hold, purchase, receive and possess lands, tenements, liberties, privileges, jurisdictions, franchises, and hereditaments whatsoever of any kind, nature, or species, they may be, to themselves and their successors in fee and perpetuity." In such way the corporate towns after a time
Page clxxxviii - not received; and alsoe of all such stocke as shall be in their hands, or in the hands of any of the poore to worke, and of the proceeds of the said stocke, and of
Page liv - No. XVI. FROM AN ANCIENT TRANSLATED COPY OF THE CHARTER OF NEW ROSS, COMMUNICATED TO THE AUTHOR. James, by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. to all to whom these our present letters
Page 60 - franchises you shall not refuse. All these points and articles you shall well and truly keep according to the laws and customs of this city to your power. So God you help, and by the holy contents of this book. God
Page cxiii - gentleman, to be first and now provost of said borough, to be continued in said office until the feast of St. Michael the archangel next after the date of these presents; and likewise do make, constitute, and nominate Lodovic Price, gentleman, John Cornwall, Joseph Rogers,
Page ccxvii - and lord treasurer of this realme, and cheife Justices of either benches, and cheife baron of the exchequer, or three of them, or before both the justices of assizes in their circuit in the sheire where such actes, bylawes, or ordinances be or shalbe made,

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