The New Instructor Clericalis: Stating the Authority, Jurisdiction, and Modern Practice of the Court of King's Bench. With Directions for Commencing and Defending Actions, Entering Up Judgments, Suing Out Executions, and Proceeding in Error. To which are Added, the Rules of the Court, Modern Precedents, and Several Other Matters Necessary to be Known by Attornies and Their Clerks, in Town and Country. The Whole Illustrated by Useful Notes and Observations from the Best Authorities to the Present Time, with Addition of a Copious Index
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Page 2 - ... coroners of the land. Yet, though the king himself used to sit in this court, and still is supposed so to do, he did not, neither by law is he empowered to, determine any cause or motion, but by the mouth of his judges, to whom he hath committed his whole judicial authority.