The Third Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning High Treason, and Other Pleas of the Crown, and Criminal Causes, Part 3

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E. and R. Brooke, 1797 - Courts - 287 pages

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Page 21 - ... and because that many other like cases of treason may happen in time to come, which a man cannot think nor declare at this present time, it is accorded, that if any other case supposed treason, which is not above specified, doth happen before any justices, the justices shall tarry without any going to judgment of the treason, till the cause be...
Page 33 - there is no law to warrant tortures in this land, nor can they be justified by any prescription being so lately brought in.
Page 57 - Thus, if a man, knowing that many people are in the street, throw a stone over the wall, intending only to frighten them, or to give them a little hurt, and thereupon one is killed — this is murder — for he had an ill intent; though that intent extended not to death, and though he knew not the party slain.
Page 45 - ... wicked spirit to or for any intent or purpose, or take up any dead man, woman, or child out of his, her or their grave, or any other place where the dead body resteth or the skin, bone, or any part of any dead person...
Page 29 - Stafford, for they thought it should come before them in the King's Bench judicially, and then they would do that which of right they ought : and the King accepted of it.
Page 99 - ... making motion, assent, or execution of the said statute of provisors, he shall be taken, arrested, and put in prison, and forfeit all his lands and tenements, goods and chattels, for ever, and incur the pain of life and member.
Page 25 - That all trials hereafter to be had, awarded or made for any treason, shall be had and used only according to the due order and course of the common laws of this realm, and not otherwise...
Page 19 - rehearfed, that ought to be judged Treafon, * which extends to our Lord the King and his Royal * Majefty ; and of fuch Treafon the Forfeiture of * the Efcheats pertaineth to our Lord, as well of ' the Lands and Tenements holden of other, as of ' himfelf.
Page 119 - ... of our lord, the king, and of his crown, and of all the people of his said realm, and to the undoing and destruction of the common law of the same...

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