The Ancient Exchequer of England: The Treasury ; and Origin of the Present Management of the Exchequer and Treasury of Ireland

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J. Petheram, 1848 - Taxation - 174 pages
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Page 149 - ties, and Deodands; and to abolish certain offices in the " Court of Exchequer in Ireland; and to amend the Laws " relating to Grants in Custodiam and Recovery of Debts in " Ireland; and to amend an Act of the
Page 136 - An Act to unite and consolidate into one fund all the Public Revenues of Great Britain and Ireland, and to provide for the application thereof to the general service of the United Kingdom,
Page 53 - it is declared that the Holy Church of England was founded in the Estate of Prelacy by the ancient Kings of England, and by the Earls, Barons, and Nobles of the
Page 149 - 55:—" An Act for facilitating the Appointment of " Sheriffs in Ireland, and the more effectual Audit and passing " of their Accounts; and for the more speedy Return and " Recovery of Fines, Fees, Forfeitures, Recognizances,
Page 29 - a Comptroller-General of the Receipt and Issue of His Majesty's Exchequer, an Assistant Comptroller, a Chief Clerk, and such number of Clerks and Assistants as should be regulated and established from time to time by the Commissioners of the Treasury.
Page 149 - his present Majesty, for transferring the Powers and Duties " of the Commissioners of Public Accounts in Ireland to the '• Commissioners for auditing the Public Accounts of Great " Britain.
Page 32 - but it was chiefly composed of land that had been possessed by the Confessor in Demesne or in Farm, or had been held by his Thegns and other servants. Of the last description, part was probably the private Bocland of the Confessor, which had belonged to him as his private inheritance.
Page 32 - of the Exon Domesday, Demesne Land of the King belonging to the Kingdom. In the Exchequer Domesday itself a similar form of expression is to be found. A particular manor is said to have formerly belonged to the Kingdom, but to have been since granted to Earl Ralph by the King
Page 8 - The King would Tallage the whole community of them at pleasure, and make them answer the Tallages for one another; and if they did not keep their days of payment, they were charged with great Fines or Compositions. As the Jews fleeced the King's subjects, so the King fleeced them
Page 35 - to find what Lands were holden of the King, or of others, who held of the King in Capite, whether of the new Feoffment or the old; and to

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