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" The countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery held the office of hereditary sheriff of Westmoreland, and exercised it in person. At the assizes at Appleby, she sat with the judges on the bench. "
The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ... - Page 585
by Sir Edward Coke, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Earl of Nottingham - 1817
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...by, a female ; for " Ann countess " of Pembroke had the office of hereditary sheriff of Westmorland, and " exercised it in person. At the assizes at Appleby she sat with the "judges on the bench." Harg. Co. Lin. 326. (2) The election of the sheriffs of London and Middlesex was granted to the citizens...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1822
...Countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery, had the office of hereditary Sheriff of Westmoreland. At the assizes at Appleby, she sat with the judges on the bench. Vide Bull, notes to Co. Litl. A woman may be of the homage in a customary Court ; and even...
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The Ecclesiastical Law, Volume 4

Richard Burn, Robert Philip Tyrwhitt - Ecclesiastical law - 1824
...been duly elected; and therefore there ought to be judgment against him. Str. 1114. (5) Thus Anne, countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery, had...assizes at Appleby she sat with the judges on the bench. Harg. Co. Lit. 326. I. Visitation of the sick. II. Communion of the sick. III. Departing out of this...
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Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws ..., Volume 3

Sir Edward Coke, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Matthew Hale, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Earl of Nottingham - Law - 1836
...hereditary sheriff of Westmoreland, and VOL. in. 59 \ exercised it in person. At the assizes of Appleby, ehe sat with the judges on the bench. The reader will...consummate learning and perspicuity by the Chancellor D'Aguebseau (then attorney-general) in his pleading in the great cause of the duke of Luxemburgh, torn....
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A Practical Treatise on Sheriff Law: Containing the New Writs Under the New ...

George Atkinson - Bailiffs - 1839 - 498 pages
...Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery, had b^ a femalethe office of Hereditary Sheriff of Westmoreland, and at the assizes at Appleby she sat with the judges on the bench (y). The Courts take judicial notice of the ministerial officer of all Judicially counties (a). . *...
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Essays on Human Rights, and Their Political Guaranties

Elisha P. Hurlbut - Natural law - 1848 - 249 pages
...United States. The Countess of Pembroke, Dorset and Montgomery, had the office of hereditary Sherifi' of Westmoreland, and exercised it in person. At the...Assizes at Appleby she sat with the Judges on the Bench. In a reported case, it is stated by Counsel, and substantially assented to by the Court, that a woman...
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A Scriptural View of Woman's Rights and Duties: In All the Important ...

Elizabeth Wilson - Women in the Bible - 1849 - 376 pages
...England, the idea of woman's holding official station is not so strange as in the United States. " The Countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery had the...at Appleby, she sat with the judges on the bench. In a reported case it is stated by counsel, and substantially assented to by the court, that a woman...
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Essays on human rights, and their political guaranties

Elisha P. Hurlbut, George Combe - Human rights - 1850 - 249 pages
...station, is not so strange as in the United States. The Countess of Pembroke, Dorset and Monfr gomery, had the office of hereditary Sheriff of Westmoreland,...Assizes at Appleby she sat with the Judges on the Bench. In a reported case, it is stated by Counsel, and substantially assented to by the Court. tibat a woman...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of ..., Volume 91

History - 1850
...Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery, held the office of Hereditary High Sheriff of Westmoreland, and, at the Assizes at Appleb'y, she sat with the judges on the bench. 12. IRELAND FATAL AFFRAY AT DOLLY'S BRAE. A fatal partycollision occurred at a place called...
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