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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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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Great Britain - 1866
...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 of those hundreds or manors. Its original intent...
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A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages ...

Quotations - 1869 - 534 pages
...— BLACKSTONE. Court-leet — "Is a court of record, held once in the year, and not often er, 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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Stifford and Its Neighbourhood, Past and Present. Printed for Private ...

William Palin - Stifford (England). - 1871 - 183 pages
...Leet or View of Franc Pledge, which is a Court of Record, held once in the year and no oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet; by the king's court granted by * "Pauperism" is described in 'Lothair' аs "(he terror of Europe, the...
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Stifford and its neighbourhood, past and present. [With] More about Stifford

William Palin - 1871
...Leet or View of Franc Pledge, which is a Court of Record, held once in the year and no oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet; by the king's court granted by * "Pauperism" is described in 'Lothair' as "the terror of Europe, the...
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Walker and Webster combined in a dictionary of the English language

John Longmiur - 1873
...COURTLY, a. Betting to a court; polite; elegant ; nattering. COURT-MARTIAL, n. ; pi. CouRTS'-MiR'Titi. A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of military or naval offences. COUBT-FLAS-TEB, n. Black silk, adhesive on one side, for covering slight...
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All about hard words: a dictionary of every-day difficulties in reading ...

All - 1874 - 422 pages
...one who courts the favour of another ; ono who mantes it his study to natter and plcagb. Court Leet. A court of record, held once a year in a particular...hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the W. Court Martial, kort-marshul. A court consisting of military or naval officers, for tho trial of...
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Ancient and Modern Familiar Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern ...

Quotations - 1875 - 527 pages
...— 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 plepowder. — Such is the present corruption of the original and proper title...
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A dictionary of hygiene and public health

Alexander Wynter Blyth - 1876
...court leet, or view of frankpledge, 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 Charles to the lords of those hundreds or manors. A custom in a...
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A Dictionary of Hygiène and Public Health: Comprising Sanitary Chemistry ...

Alexander Wynter Blyth - Great Britain - 1876 - 672 pages
...court leet, or view of frankpledge, 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 Charles to the lords of those hundreds or manors. A custom in a...
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A Popular Guide to the Terms of Art and Science

C. Bankes Brookes - English language - 1879 - 264 pages
...organized troops. Coun'tersign. — A watchword demanded by sentries of those who approach their posts. Court'-Mar'tial. — A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of offences of a military or naval character. Court of Inqui'ry.— A meeting of officers who are empowered to...
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