Middle Temple Records: 1501-1603

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order of the Masters of the bench, and sold by Butterworth & Company, 1904 - 437 pages

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Page 199 - Readings,'' says my author, (in 1708) "have continued till within about twenty years.'' Among the " Orders made to be observed, in all the four Inns of Court, June 22, 1567," it was directed that " none be admitted to plead at any of the Courts of Westminster, to subscribe any action, bill, or plea, unless he be a Reader or Bencher in Court, or five years Utter Barrister.
Page 375 - Davies one of the Masters of the Bar, in cap and gown, and girt with a dagger, his servant and another with him being armed with swords, came into the Hall. The servant and the other person stayed at the bottom of the hall, while he walked up to the fireplace and then to the lower part of the second table for Masters of the Bar, where Richard Martyn was quietly dining. Taking from under his gown a stick, which is commonly called a bastinado...
Page xxxiii - Friday next after the feast of the Translation of St Thomas the Martyr [7 July] in the 34th year etc.
Page 283 - Masters of the Bench, and others present, his old friendship with the Society, those present congratulating him on his happy return with great joy.'39 Shortly after Hoskyns...
Page 53 - Tuesday next after the Feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, in the 45th year of our reign.
Page xxvi - That he was aye before in good estate. Now is not that of God a full faire grace, That such a leude man's wit shall pace The wisdome of an heape of learned men ? Of masters had he no than thrice ten, That were of Law expert and curious...
Page 109 - And that in all admissions, from henceforth this condition shall be implyed; that if he, that shall be admitted, practise any attorneyship, that then ipso facto to be dismissed; and to have liberty to repair to the Inn of Chancery from whence he came, or to any other, if he were of none before.
Page xxxiii - John Brooke was elected Treasurer of the Middle Temple, and took upon him that office. And afterwards in the Quinzaine of St. Michael the Archangel then next following, William Bollyng, the last Treasurer, delivered to the same John the Book of the Constitution of the same place, with the rolls.
Page 199 - Queen, the reformation and order for the Inns of Chancery is referred to the consideration of the Benchers of the Houses of Court, whereto they are belonging ; wherein they are to use the advice and assistance of the Justices of the Courts at Westminster...

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