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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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Dictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Vaughan Abbott - Law - 1879
...W. COURT-LEET. The name of an English 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 grunted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its office was...
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Rights of Common and Other Prescriptive Rights: Being Twenty-four Lectures ...

Joshua Williams - Commons - 1880 - 403 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 charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original intent...
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Dulany's History of Maryland: From 1632 to 1882

William Thomas Roberts Saffell - Maryland - 1882 - 316 pages
...concerning property among the tenants. 5. A court-leet was a court of record held once in a year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. It was the king's court, granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. The original...
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The Students' Pocket Law-lexicon; Or, Dictionary of Jurisprudence ...

Henry Gilbert Rawson - Electronic books - 1882 - 260 pages
...It generally assembles but once in the year. Court-Leet, a court of record, held once a year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet, being the King's Court granted by a charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Courts-martial,...
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Intermediate Law Examination Made Easy: A Complete Guide to Self-preparation ...

Albert Gibson - Law - 1882 - 414 pages
...namely— VIII. THE COURT LEET, OR VIEW OF FRANK PLEDGE.—A Court of Record held once a year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. The business of these Courts gradually fell into disuse, and has, in late years, been almost entirely...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England ..., Volume 4

Henry John Stephen, James Stephen - Law - 1883
...; which, also, was 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 (<•) ; being the king's court granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original...
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Wharton's Law-lexicon: Forming an Epitome of the Law of England; and ...

John Jane Smith Wharton - Law - 1883 - 908 pages
...has long since fallen into desuetude. It is a court of record appointed to be held once a year 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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The Dictionary of Science and Technical Terms Used in Philosophy, Literature ...

W. M. Buchanan - Electronic books - 1884 - 819 pages
...court held by every lord of a manor within the same i punishment is by amercement. Сосат-п ii, a court of record, held once a year In a particular hundred. lord•hip, or manor, before the steward of the COURT-MARTIAL, a court consisting of military or naval...
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A Digest of the Questions Asked at the Final Examination of Articled Clerks ...

Richard Hallilay - Civil procedure - 1884 - 635 pages
...(3 St. C. 281, 8th edit.) A court leet is a court of record held once or twice in every year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet, for the preservation of peace, and the chastisement of divers minute offences : (4 Bl. C. 273.) Q.—Describe...
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Buckinghamshire: A History of Aylesbury with Its Borough and Hundreds, the ...

Robert Gibbs (of Aylesbury, Eng.) - Aylesbury (England) - 1885 - 688 pages
...coeval with the establishment of the Saxons here. It was formerly held once or twice in the year, within a particular Hundred, Lordship, or Manor, before the steward of the Leet, and was for the preservation of the peace and the infliction of fines for minute offences committed...
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