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Author: Lambarde, William, 1536-1601.
Title: Eirenarcha: or of the office of the iustices of peace in two bookes: gathered. 1579. and now reuised, and firste published, in the. 24. yeare of the peaceable reigne of our gratious Queene Elizabeth: by William Lambard of Lincolnes Inne Gent.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Eirenarcha: or of the office of the iustices of peace in two bookes: gathered. 1579. and now reuised, and firste published, in the. 24. yeare of the peaceable reigne of our gratious Queene Elizabeth: by William Lambard of Lincolnes Inne Gent.
Lambarde, William, 1536-1601.

At London: Imprinted by Ra: Newbery, and H. Bynneman, by the ass. of Ri. Tot[tell] & Chr. Bar[ker], Anno. Dom. 1581.
Alternate titles: Eirenarchia Eirenarcha: or of the office of the justices of peace. Of the office of the justices of peace.
Notes:
Tottell's and Barker's names from STC.
The last quire contains a table of statutes; the last leaf bears a printer's mark.
Errata printed on 2L7v. Variant: errata printed on a separate slip from the same setting.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Justices of the peace -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A05017.0001.001

Contents
title page
frontispiece
dedication
A Table of the Contents.
EIRENARCHA: Or, of the Office of the Iustices of Peace.
THE PROHEME.
What Iustices of the Peace bee: and why called Iustices.
Of the signification of the worde Peace.
Of such as had the Con∣seruation of the Peace, at the common Lawe.
Of the first ordaining of the Wardeins and Iustices of the Peace, by Statute Lawe.
By whose auctoritie, and by what means, Iustices of the peace be appointed: and of what sortes they bee.
VVhat manner of men the Commissoners of the Peace ought to bee.
How manie Commisioners of the Peace there ought to be in each Countie.
The forme of the Commis∣sion of the Peace.
Certaine obseruations, concerning the matter & forme of the Commission of the Peace.
Of the two Othes mini∣stred to the Iustices of the Peace.
Of the power absolute, and limited, that the Iustices of the Peace haue.
Of the Iurisdiction, and Co∣ertion, belonging to the Iusti∣ces of Peace.
That Iustices of the Peace, bee Iudges of Recorde.
Howe long time the aucto∣ritie of the Commissioners of the Peace is to indure: and by what meanes it may be suspended, or determined.
That al the autctoritie of the Iustices of the Peace is exercised, eiy ther out of the Sessons, or at, (or by reason of) the Sessions, of the Peace. &c.
Of Suertie of the Peace, and the Good Abearing: and ofsundrie things incident vnto the lame. And what one Iustice of Peace out of the Ses sions may do therin.
Of the breach of the Peace without a multitude against the person, and how it may be stayed, or pu∣nished by one Iustice of Peace out of the Ses∣sions.
Of the breach of the Peace without a multitude, or with a multitude, by forcible entrie into landes or tenements &c. And what one Iustice of the Peace out of the Sessions may doe therein.
Of other breaches of the Peace, with a multitude, as by Riot, Route, or other vnlawful As∣semblie &c.
VVhat other things one Iustice of the Peace alone, may do out of the Sessions, by ver∣tue of Statutes menti∣oned in the Commission.
VVhat other things one Iustice of the Peace may do, out of the Sessions, by the power of other Statutes, not mentioned in the Commission.
VVhat things any twoo Iustices of the Peace may doe out of the Sessions.
VVhat things, some twoo Iustices of the Peace may doe out of the Sessions.
VVhat things, three, or moe, Iustices of the Peace may do out of the Sessions.
Of the reward, & punish∣ment, of Iustices of the Peace, for things done, not done, or misledone, out of the Sessions of the Peace.
THE EPILOGVE.
THE SECONDE BOOKE, INTREAting of the Sessions of the Peace, and of things incident therevnto.
THE PROHEME.
The description of the Sessions of the Peace.
VVho shall appoint the Sessions of the Peace: and how: and where.
VVhat persons ought to appeare at these Sessions, & therin of the Custos Rotulorum the Recordes of the Sessions, and the Clerke of the Peace, and how the Iurors ought to bee qualifi∣ed and ordred.
Of the Articles that are to bee given in charge at the Scssions of the Peace.
Ecclesiastical causes.
Lay causes.
Felonies, in lay causes.
Of the Enditementes, and Presentments giuen by the Iurours: and of the Matter and forine, and receiuing, and reiecting of them.
Of the Presentementes and Informations of Officers, and other men.
Of the Impedimentes of proceading vpon Enditements, before the Iustices of Peace.
Of the Processe vpon En∣ditements, and Informations.
Of Hearing, vpon Confession.
Of hearing, by Discretion.
Of Hearing (or Triall) vpon Examination.
Of Triall (or Hearing) by Certificat.
Of Hearing (or Trill) by Trauerfe.
Of Triall vppon Arraigne. went, and there withall of Felonies.
Of Iudgement.
Of the Processe for the Fine of the Queene, and of the assessing thereof: and of Estreating for the Queene.
Of Executorie Processe, & execution for the parties that sue, or for other persons.
Of Certifying Recordes of the Sessions of the Peace, to other Courtes, or Officers,
Of the genrrall, (or Quar∣ter) Sessions, of the Peace.
Of the speciall Sessions of the Peace.
Of the Rewardes and Pu∣nishments, due to Iustices of the Peace, in res∣pect of their Sessions.
The Epilogve.
A Table, conteining (verie neare) all the imprinted Statutes, bothe generall and particular, wherewith Iustices of the Peace haue in any sorte to deale.