Select Pleas in Manorial and Other Seignorial Courts

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Frederic William Maitland
B. Quaritch, 1889 - Courts baron and courts leet - 362 pages

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Page 79 - Edward, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, to all those that these present letters shall hear or see, greeting.
Page 79 - Merton (AD 1235), whereby it is ' provided and granted that every freeman which oweth suit to the county, tithing, hundred, and wapentake, or to the court of his lord, may freely make his attorney to do those suits for him.
Page 129 - ... that the plaintiff take nothing by his writ, but be in mercy for his false claim...
Page 37 - Friday next after the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 10 Henry VIII.
Page 19 - It was presented that Robert Carter's son by night invaded the house of Peter Burgess and in felony threw stones at his door so that the said Peter raised the hue. Therefore let the said Robert be committed to prison. Afterwards he made fine with 2s. All the ploughmen of Great Ogbourne are convicted by the oath of twelve men... because by reason of their default [the land] of the lord was ill-ploughed whereby the lord is damaged to the amount of gs And Walter Reaper is in mercy for concealing [ie...
Page 139 - London [?] a ring of brass for 5 d. saying that the said ring was of the purest gold and that he and a one-eyed man found it on the last Sunday in the church of S. Ives near the cross.
Page 59 - Willelmo usque ad proximam curiam ad monstrand' cartas suas etc. (1 H. dei gracia Rex Anglie, Dominus Hybernie, Dux Normannie, Aquitanie et Comes Andegavie dilecto sibi in Christo Abbati de Rames' salutem. Quia Lewelinus filius Griffini terras nostras et Edwardi filii nostri nee non et aliorum fidelium nostrorum hostiliter aggressus ipsas contra homagium et fidelitatem nobis debitam occupare et devastare nequiter presumpsit, et dum nuper essemus in partibus Wallie in expedicione nostra contra predictum...
Page 123 - Bartholomew, whose heir he is, was seised of the said tenements in his demesne as of fee and of right in time of peace in the time of King...
Page 10 - Roger Pleader is at his law against Nicholas Croke [to prove] that neither he [Roger] nor his killed [Nicholas's] peacock. Pledges, Ringer and Jordan. Afterwards he made his law and therefore is quit. From the whole township of Little Ogbourne, except seven, for not coming to wash the lord's sheep, 6s. 8d.

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