History of Procedure in England from the Norman Conquest: The Norman Period (1066-1204)

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Macmillan, 1880 - Law - 411 pages
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Page 249 - I was not at -rede nor at deed, neither counselor nor doer, where were unlawfully led away N.'s cattle. But as I cattle have, so did I lawfully obtain it. And : as I vouch it to warranty, so did he sell it to me into whose hand I now set it.
Page 281 - I say that in this suit he ought to be made a guilty man, an outlaw, not to be fed, not to be forwarded, not to be helped or harboured in any need.
Page 280 - After that Mord sat him down. Flosi listened carefully, but said never a word the while. Then Thorgeir Craggeir stood up and took witness, and said — "I take witness to this, that I give notice of a suit against Glum Hilldir's son, in that he took firing and lit it, and bore it to the house at Bergthorsknoll, when they were burned inside it, to wit, Njal Thorgeir's son, and Bergthora Skarphedinn's daughter, and all those other men who were burned inside it there and then. I say that in this...
Page 354 - Anglorum fuerunt, communi concilio et consilio archiepiscoporum et episcoporum et abbatum et omnium principum regni mei emendandas judicavi. Propterea mando et regia auctoritate praecipio, ut nullus episcopus vel archidiaconus de legibus episcopalibus amplius in hundret placita teneant, nec causam quae ad regimen animarum pertinet ad judicium secularium hominum adducant...
Page 354 - ... fuerit, ad locum quem ad hoc episcopus elegerit et nominaverit veniat, ibique de causa vel culpa sua respondeat, et non secundum hundret, sed secundum canones et episcopales leges rectum Deo et episcopo suo faciat.
Page 387 - ... in bosco et plano, in pratis et pascuis, in aquis et molendinis, in...
Page 281 - I give notice of it in the hearing of all men on the Hill of Laws; I give notice of this suit to be pleaded this summer, and of full outlawry against Flosi Thord's son. I give notice of the suit which Thorgeir Thorir's son hath handed over to me.
Page 314 - ... if his fine and bail are brought forward at the execution levied on his house and goods, but else to become a thorough outlaw. I say all his goods are forfeited, half to me and half to the men of the Quarter who have the right by law to take his goods after he has been outlawed. I summon this cause before the Fifth Court, whither the cause ought to come by law ; I summon it to be pleaded now and to full outlawry. I summon with a lawful summons. I summon in the hearing of all men at the Hill of...
Page 10 - Nottingham, by need constrained, of heathen men in captive chains, a long time ; until again redeemed them, for his worthiness, the bulwark of warriors, offspring of Edward, Edmund king.
Page 163 - For debt, et sine dilatione reddat R centum marcas quas ei debet ut dicit et unde queritur quod ipse ei...

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