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" The court-leet, or view of frankpledge,(x) which is a court of record, held once in the year, and not oftener,(^) within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet: being the king's court, granted by charter to the lords... "
The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 167
by Samuel Maunder - 1843 - 832 pages
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Annals of the Coinage of Britain and Its Dependencies: From the ..., Volume 2

Rogers Ruding - Coinage - 1819
...Court-leet, or View of Frank-pledge, is a Court of Record, held once in the year, and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the Steward of the Leet j being the King's Court granted by Charter to the Lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...or view offrankpledge, . which is a court of record, held once in the year and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet ; being the king's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...or view offrankpledge*, which is a court of record, held once in the year and not oftenery, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet : being the king's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 4

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...or view offrankpledgz*; which is a court of record, held once in the year and not oftenery, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet : being the king's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original...
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A Dictionary of the English Language, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1828 - 1369 pages
...the kingdom, and holden by the steward ; Court-Leet, A court of record, held once in the year, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet ; Courl-Martiai, A court appointed to investigate military offences. To COURT, (korte) va To woo i...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 7

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...The Court-leel, or Vit» of Frank-pledge ; which is also a court of record, held once n year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. Its jurisdiction extends to the preservation of the peace, and the punishment of sundry minute offences...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1834 - 1011 pages
...year, in a [articular hundred, lorJship or manor, before the steward of the leet. COURT-MARTIAL, n. A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of offenses of a military character. COURT Fl >, pp. Flattered ; wooed ; solicited in marriage , sought....
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - Constitutional history - 1835 - 810 pages
...court-leet or view of frank-pledge : which is a court of record, held once a-year, and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. It is the king's court, granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. The original object...
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The Encyclopędia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description ..., Volume 1

Hugh Murray - Commercial geography - 1837
...within the county. The court -leet or view of frank-pledge is a court of record held once a year, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. It is the King's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. In aid of these,...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - Constitutional law - 1841 - 712 pages
...court-leet, or view of frank-pledge, is a court3 of record, held once in the year, and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet, being the queen's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. But both the tourn...
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