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Biographia Juridica. a Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England from ...
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acted afterwards appears appointed April Archbishop assize became Bishop brother buried called castle chancellor Chancery chief baron chief justice church coif Common Pleas council counsel court Curia Regis custody daughter of Sir death descended died Dugdale Duke duties Earl Edward Edward II eldest elected Elizabeth England Essex Exchequer father favour February granted Gray's Inn heir held Henry Henry III honour House of Lords Inner Temple January judge judicial July June justices itinerant justicier Kent king King's Bench king's counsel king's Serjeants knighted lands latter Lincoln Lincoln's Inn Lincolnshire London lord chancellor Madox manor married ment Middle Temple Norfolk November October Orig Oxford Pari parliament patent probably Queen received recorder reign Richard Robert Roger Rolls royal Seal seat serjeant-at-law sheriff shire Sir John Sir Thomas soon succeeded Suffolk tion took trial Westminster wife William Writs
Page 6 - And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat? And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
Page 37 - I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ends: for I have taken all knowledge to be my province; and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations, confutations, and verbosities; the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures...
Page 329 - Rich windows that exclude the light, And passages, that lead to nothing. Full oft within the spacious walls, When he had fifty winters o'er him, My grave Lord-Keeper led the brawls ; The seals and maces danc'd before him. His bushy beard, and shoe-strings green, His high-crown'd hat and satin doublet, Mov'd the stout heart of England's Queen, Though Pope and Spaniard could not trouble it.
Page 39 - I said : My Lord, I see I must be your homager, and hold land of your gift ; but do you know the manner of doing homage in law ? always it is with a saving of his faith to the King and his other Lords ; and therefore, my Lord...
Page 46 - And for the briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times.
Page 46 - But because he that hath taken bribes is apt to give bribes, I will go furder, and present your Majesty with a bribe.
Page 371 - All people were apprehensive of very black designs, when they saw Jeffreys made lord chief justice, who was scandalously vicious, and was drunk every day ; besides a drunkenness of fury in his temper, that looked like enthusiasm.
Page 62 - LL.B. in 1823, and was called to the. Bar by the society of Lincoln's Inn, in Michaelmas Term...
Page 403 - I have, sir, neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the house is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am. And I humbly ask pardon, that I cannot give any other answer to what your majesty is pleased to demand of me...
Page 329 - Full oft within the spatious walls, When he had fifty winters o'er him, My grave * Lord-Keeper led the Brawls; The Seal, and Maces, danc'd before him. His bushy beard, and shoe-strings green, His high-crown'd hat, and sattin-doublet, Mov'd the stout heart of England's Queen, Tho' Pope and Spaniard could not trouble it.