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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 169
by Samuel Maunder - 1843 - 832 pages
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Hand-book of Literature and the Fine Arts ...

Bayard Taylor - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1852 - 678 pages
...year, in a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before tho stewird of tbe leet. COURT-MAR'TAL. a court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of offences within its jurisdici ion. COURT'-ROLL, a roll containing an account of the number, Ac. of lands which depend on...
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Cyclopedia of Literature and the Fine Arts ...

Bayard Taylor - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1854 - 647 pages
...estate : in this case, on the death of his wife, he holds the lands for his life, as tenant by courtesy. COURT-LEET', a court of record held once a year, in...for the trial of offences within its jurisdiction. COURT'-llOLL, a roll containing an account of the number, &e. of lands which depend on the jurisdiction...
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(A) Parochial History of Enstone, in the County of Oxford: Bring an Attempt ...

John Jordan - Enstone (England) - 1857 - 500 pages
...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; being the king's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original intent...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1859
...view of Frank pledge or court leet was 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 intent...
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A new dictionary of quotations from the Greek, Latin, and modern languages ...

Greek - 1859
...— BLACKSTONE. Court-leet — " 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." — BLACKSTONE. Court of piepowder. — Such is the present corruption of the original and proper title...
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A Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Dictionaries, Law - 1859
...letœ ; the court of the leetj A court of record in England, held once or twice in every year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet, for the preservation of the peace, and the punishment of all trivial misdemeanors. Its original intent...
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The Dictionary of Every-day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking ...

Edward J. Shelton - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1862 - 364 pages
...one who courts the favour of another ; one who makes it his study to natter and please. Court I.eet. A court of record, held once a year in a particular...hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the Court Martial, kort-marshul. A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of military...
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The Dictionary of Every-Day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking ...

Edward SHELTON (Miscellaneous Writer.) - English language - 1862 - 380 pages
...one who courts the favour of another ; one who makes it his study to flatter and please. Court Leet. A court of record, held once a year in a particular...hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the Court Martial, kort-marshul. A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of military...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly Founded on Blackstone)

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1863 - 770 pages
...Pledge (s) ; which is a court of record,] appointed to be [held once in the year and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet (t) : being the king's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original...
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The student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted to the best ...

John Ogilvie - 1865
...court; elegant; polite with dignity; flattering. Court-martial kort- mar 'shal, n. Courts- martial, pi. A court consisting of military or naval officers for the trial of offences of a military or nival character. Court-plaster, kort'plas-ter, n. Sticking planter made of black silk,...
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