Orders of the High Court of Chancery, and Statutes of the Realm, Relating to Chancery: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1, Parts 1-2

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A. Maxwell & Son, 1845 - Equity pleading and procedure
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Page 109 - No decree bindeth any that cometh in "bona fide," by conveyance from the defendant before the bill exhibited, and is made no party, neither by bill nor the order; but where he comes in "pendente lite...
Page 295 - ... set down, and that in brief terms, without long and needless traverses of points not traversable, tautologies, multiplication of words, or other impertinencies, occasioning needless prolixity, to the end that the ancient brevity and succinctness in bills and other pleadings may be restored and observed...
Page 250 - The Commons of England assembled in Parliament, finding by too long experience that the House of Lords is useless and dangerous to the people of England to be continued, have thought fit to ordain and enact, and be it ordained and enacted by this present Parliament, and by the authority of the same, that from henceforth the House of Lords in Parliament shall be and is hereby wholly abolished and taken away; and that the Lords shall not from henceforth meet or sit in the said House called the Lords...
Page 107 - No decree shall be reversed, altered, or explained, being once under the great seal, but upon bill of review : and no bill of review shall be admitted, except it contain either error in law, appearing in the body of the decree, without farther examination of matters in fact, or some new matter which hath risen in time after the decree, and not any new proof which might have been used when the decree was made...
Page 271 - Seale in custody of an officer, and therefore had made choice of Sir Edward Hyde, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to be Lord Chancellor of England, unto whom he forthwith delivered the Greate Seale, and commanded him to be sworn ; who took the oath of supremacy and allegiance upon his knee at the board, and Mr. Secretary Nicholas gave him the oath of Lord Chancellor of England, and then he took his place by his Majesty's command.
Page 107 - ... in time after the decree, and not any new proof which might have been used when the decree was made : nevertheless upon new proof, that is come to light after the decree made, and could not possibly have been used at the time when the decree passed, a bill of review may be grounded by the special license of the court, and not otherwise.
Page 521 - An Act for the better securing the Monies and Effects of the Suitors of the Court of Chancery, and to prevent the counterfeiting of East India Bonds and Indorsements thereon, and likewise Indorsements on South Sea Bonds...
Page 556 - ... as a pledge to answer such costs and damages as shall be awarded to the adverse party, in case the court shall think fit to award any at the hearing of the cause on such supplemental or new bill.
Page 50 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Page 252 - Cromwell, after the dissolution of his little parliament, for what he pretended was " the better regulating and limiting the jurisdiction of the high court of Chancery.

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