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INDEX.

A.

Abatement of impeachments by

dissolution, 445, 446, 447.
Abatement, plea in, 488.
Abdication, 156.
Abeyance, 633, 634.
Absolution, 389.

Accounts of receipt and issue,
291.

audit of, 295.

Accountants, 295.

Actions, personal, 411.

real, 412.

Adjournment, 131, 135.

Administration, charge of, 192.

Administrator of intestate, 280 n.

Admiral, lord high, 394.

Admiralty, 394, 457, 458.

Advocates, 329, 330, 331.

Albert, H. R. H. Prince, 165,
206, 207.

his precedency, 166.

his place at the council-
board, 166, 167.

Alderney, 52.

Alien, 548, 549, 550.

Allegiance, 543, 544, 545, 546.

statute of, 165.

Alliances, right of, 221.

Ambassadors, 217, 218.

privilege of, 219, 220.

arrest of one, 220.

Amendment, 130, 131.

America, 70, 71, 72.

Anathema, 387.

Anchorets, 589.

Answer, 433.

Apollinarus, Sidonius, 365.
Appeal, 436, 437.

Appeal, courts of, 328.

right of, 502.

Appeals, ecclesiastical, 254.

statute of, 371.

Application of supplies, 290, 291,

&c., 311, 312, Sec.
Appropriation of supplies, 288,

289.

effect of, ibid.

mode of, 289, 290.

Appropriations, 605.
Archbishop, 45, 592-595.
Archdeaconry, 45.
Archdeacon, his court, 363, 364,

365. 602.

Arches, court of, 369.
Archpriests, 602, 603.
Aristocracy, 88.

Armour, statutes of, repeal of,
668. •

Army, feudal, 661.

standing, 671, 672, 673.

Arraignment, 486.

Array, commissions of, 662, 666.

Arrest, 477, 478.

of judgment, 428, 499.

Articles, thirty-nine, 248.

Articuli super chartas (27 Ed. I.
c. v.), 340.

Arundel, earldom, 625, 626.

Assembly, house of, 77.

Assembling parliament, 112, 113.

Assent, royal, 132, 133.

Assize, courts of, 354, 355, 356,
357.

Assize of arms, 27 Hen. II., 665.
Athol, duke of, 52.
Attainder, 499, 500.
Attorney, 328, 329.

Augustine, St., 365, 589.
Aula regis, 337, 338.
Authentica, 17.
Authority, the queen's, 213.
Autrefois acquit, 488.
convict, ibid.
attaint, ibid.

B.

Bail, 478, 479.
— unreasonable, 573, 574.
Bailiff, king's, 518.
Balance of power, 672.
Banbury, earl of, his case, 62.4 n.,
643, 644.
Bank of England, functions of to
the crown, 292.
Bank, court in, 427.
Bar, special plea in, 488.
Baron, 618, 619, 620.
Baron, court, 334, 335.
Baronet, 650, 691.
Barons, judicial authority of, 442.
Barrister, 329
Basil, St., 365.
Belligerents, lawful, 223.
Benefices, 604.
Benevolences, 581.
Beresford, Simon, 441.
Berwick-on-Tweed, 42.
Bill, mode of passing, 128, 129,
&c.
private, 129.
in chancery, 431.
Bishops, 586, 587, 588, 453,454,
592, &c.; and see Lords spiri-
tual.
— (eight) deposed, 158.
Blair, Sir Adam, 441.
Blood, corruption of, 500.
Bodies, classification of, 55.4 n.
Boleyn, Ann, 163.
Borough, English, 10, 11.
Boroughs, see Towns.
Boroughs, voters in, 104, 105.
Bounty, Queen Anne's, 261.
Bracton, 271.
—— interesting passage in, 84 n.,
183.

Brehon, 56.
Bribery, 127.

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Cabinet, the, 180, 181.
Cambridge, stat. of, 513.
Cambridge, 111; see Universities.
Canada, 78.
Canons of 1603, 23, 368.
Canterbury, 45, 596.
Capitulation, 65, 66.
Cardigan, earl of, his case, 448
n., 450 n., 454.
Carpezovius, 502.
Case, special, 454.
Causes, ecclesiastical, see Pecu-
niary, Matrimonial, and Testa-
mentary.
Censures, spiritual, 368,387,388,
&c.
Central, see Criminal court.
Cestui que use, 350.
Challenges, see Jury.
Chamberlain, great, 337.
Chancellor, lord, 121, 125, 238,
337, 346.
vice, 341, 700.
— of the exchequer, 287, 344.
—— of the garter, 648, 691.
Chancery, 26, 344, &c.
Chandos, sir John, 650.
Chapters, 590; see Deans.
Charter, great, 226, 233,298,338,
441, 453, 490, 572, 579, 582,
594, 619.
Charters of incorporation, 538,
539, 541.
Chelsea Hospital, 680.
Chester, earl of, 16S.
400.
Chivalry, court of 392, &c., 456.
Christian, courts, 362.
Christianity, laws contrary to,
67 n.
Church, rights of, 17 &c.; see
State.
Churchwardens, 616.

Cicero, 321, 688.
Cinque ports, 401, 402.
Circumstantial evidence, 496.
City, 48, 49, 403, 404.
Clarendon, earl of, 449.

Constitutions of, 454.

Clementine, see Canon law.
Clergy, 586, Sec.
Cloth of estate, 170, 450.
Coat-armour, 394.
Codes, see Civil law.
Coif, 329.

Coke, lord, 9, 243, 302, 339, 397,
4G9.

Collation, 611, 612.
Colonies, 62, S»c .
Commentators, 9,10.
Commission of the peace, 525.
Commissioners of the great seal,
346.

Committal, see Warrant .
Committee, 123, 128, 129; and

see Supply, and Ways and

means.

Common pleas, court of, 336,337,

338, 339.
Commonalty, 617, 644, &c.
Commons, 99, and n.

house of, 99.

customs of the house, 122,

fee.

power of, 229, 230.

impeaching commoners for

treason and felony, 441.
Commonly called, see Lords and

Ladies by courtesy.
Comptroller, see Exchequer.
Conference, 131, 132.
Conge d'elire, 594.
Conquest, 62, 63, 64.
Conscience, royal, custody of,

345.

Conservators of the peace, 523,
524.

Consilium magnum, 442.

commune, ibid.

Consistory court, 369.
Consolato del Mare, 681.
Constable, lord high, 392, 456,
529.

529, 530, 541.

Constitution, judicial, 333, 409,

410.
Consuls, 218.

Contempt, 118 and n., 476, 479.
Contract, original, 155, 182, 183.

simple, 416.

social, 567, 568.

Convention, 114, 183.
Convocation, 245, 252, 253, 300.
Cornwall, duke of, 168, 403, 621.
Corody, 259.

Coronation-oath, 184, 185.
Coroners' court, 466.
Coroner, 519, 520.
Corporations, municipal, 53S,

539, 540.
Corporations and communities,

552, 553, &c.

sole, 555, and n.

Correction of clerks, 372, 373,

&c.

Council of priests and deacons,
589.

Council, great, 174; and see Privy

council.
Councils, 173, &c.
Councillors, hereditary, 173.
County, 49.

court, 335, 336.

corporate, 51, 540.

palatine, 50, 51, 400, 401.

Courtesy, see Lords and Ladies,

and Osage.
Courts, 326, 327, 328, 332, &c.,

359, Sc., 392, &c.

supreme, 328.

martial, 676, &c.

Crimes, 472.

Criminal causes, 439.

court, central, 401 n., 458,

460.
Croke, 9.

Crown, succession, 140, &c.
Cujacius, 252 n.
Curates, 615.
Curia regis, 442, 443.
Customs, 302, 303, &c.

commissioners of, 306.

general, see Common law.

particular, 7.

D.

Dalmatic, 588 m.
Danby, earl of, 445, 454.
Daughters of peers, 654, 693.
Deacons, 590, 602.
Dean, 600.
rural, 602, 603.
Deaneries, 601.
Debt, national, 312.
Declaration, 414.
Declaratory act (18 Geo. III. c.
xii.), 71.
Decree, 435, 436.
Decretals, see Canon law.
De facto, see King.
Degradation, 389.
of a peer, 637,638.
Degrees, 644.
Delegates, court of, 370, 371.
Delegation, 363, 364, 365.
De Lolme, 313.
Demesne lands, 262.
ancient, 262.
Demise of the crown, 136, 212.
Democracy, 88.
Demurrer, 415, 417, 487, 488.
Denizen, 350, 351.
Denman, lord, 451 n.
Denmark, prince George of 163,
165.
Deodand, 274, 275, 276.
Deposition, 389.
Descent of the crown, effect of,
196.
Devon, earldom of, 633.
Dignity, names of, 656.
Dignities, ecclesiastical, 592.
— nature of, 632.
claims to, 639, 640, &c.
Diocesan Bishops, 593.
Diplomatic functions, 217, 218.
Directors, 81.
Discipline (ecclesiastical) act,
372, 373, 374, &c., 391 note.
Discovery on oath, 34.
Disqualification, see Qualifica-
tion.
Dissolution, 135, 136, 137, 446,
447.
Divine right, see Right.

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Earl, 620, 621.

Ecclesiastical, see Causes, Disci-
pline, and Jurisdiction.

Ecclesiastical courts, proceedings
in, 385.

358, 359, &c.

corporations, 555, 556, 560.

— commissioners, 597,598, &c.

Eldon, lord, 208.

Elections, 124, &c.

committees, 127 n., and see
Appendix, 699.

Electors, 101, &c.

Eleemosynary corporations, 556.

Elisors, 522.

Ellesmere, lord, 345.

Ely, 400.

Empire, 189.

England, 41.

constitution of, 90, 91, &c.

Enlistment, 663.

Entail of a dignity, 632.

Episcopal government, 359, 360,
361.

Equity, 26, &c., 348, 349, 350.

— pleadings, 432, &c.

proceedings in, 431, &c.

Error, see Writ of.

Esquires, 656, 657.

Estates, 91.

Estrays, 271.

Escheats, 277.

Estimates, 289.

Eusebius, St., 589.
Evidence, 434, 435, 496.
Exchequer, court of, 343, 344,
700.

comptroller of the, 292,293,

294.

receipt of, 290, 291.

functions of, 291, 292, &c.

Exchequer-chamber, 343, 351,

352, 353.
Excise, 306, 307.

management of, 307.

Exclusion, bill of, 154.
Excommunication, 387, 388.
Execution, 430, 505.
Exeter, Bishop of, 372, 378, 391

note.

Ex officio, 482; and see Oath.
Extrajudicial opinions, 119 n.,
175.

Extravagantes, see Canon law.
Eyre, justices in, 355.

F.

Fact, 30.

issue of, 32 n.

Family, royal, 161, &c.
Fealty, 543, 544.
Fees, new, 241.

of council, 331.

Felony, 473.
Feoffee to uses, 350.
Fifteenths, 297.

Fine and imprisonment, power

of, 327.
Fish, royal, 267.
Florentinus, 568.
Foreign nobility, 654.

merchants, 226.

concerns, prerogative as to,

216, 217.
Foreigners, 224, 225.
Forests, 265.

charter of, 265.

justices of, 265.

beasts of, 265 n.

Forfeitures, 273, 274.
Fortescue, 329.
Foster, Sir Michael, 684.
Founder, 561, 612.
Fox, 203.

Franchise,parliamentary, in Eng-
land, 101.

in Scotland, 105.

— in Ireland, 106.
Frank-pledge, 466.
Freedom, see Liberty.
Fruits, first, 259.
Function, judicial, 319.
Fund, consolidated, 312, 313.
Fundamental law, 89, 90.

G.

Gajus, remarkable law of, 191 n.
Gant, John of, 147 n.
Gaol-delivery, 458, 459.
Garter, order of, 647.
Gavelkind, 10, 11.
General issue, 416, 489.
Genoa, 98.

Gentlemen, 656, 657.
George III. regency, 203, 204,
205.

civil list, 314.

IV. civil list, 316.

Gestation, period of, see In ventre

sa mere.
Gibson, bishop, 363.
Gloucester, bishopric, 45.
Governor, 76, 77.

general, 81.

Governments, three species, 88.
Grandchildren, the king's, 171.
Gratian, see Canon law.
Greenwich Hospital, 686.
Grotius, 27, 44, 68, 86, 220, 255,

263, 273.
Guardian, see Regent.
Guardians of the poor, 536.
Guards, 664, 671.
Guernsey, 52.
Guilty, plea of, 487. not, plea of, 489.

H.

Habeas corpus, 178, 565, 573,
574, 576, 577.

suspension of, 574, 575.

Hackney-carriages' duty, 311.
Hale, lord, 23, 243, 244, 496, 499.
Half blood, 210 n.
Hallam, 181.

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