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Author: West, William, fl. 1568-1594.
Title: The second part of Symboleography, newly corrected and amended, and very much enlarged in all the foure seuerall treatises. 1. Of fines and concordes. 2. Of common recoueries. 3. Of offences and indictments. 4. Of compromises and arbitrements. Wereunto is annexed another treatise of equitie, the iurisdiction, and proceedings of the high Court of Chauncerye: of supplications, bils, and aunsweres, and of certaine writs and commissions issuing thence, and there also retornable: likewise much augmented with diuers presidents, very necessary for the same purpose, beginning at the 144. section, and continuing to the end of bils and aunsweres. Hereunto is also added a table for the more easy and readie finding of the matters herein contayned: the new additions hauing therein this marke * set before them.
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Print source: The second part of Symboleography, newly corrected and amended, and very much enlarged in all the foure seuerall treatises. 1. Of fines and concordes. 2. Of common recoueries. 3. Of offences and indictments. 4. Of compromises and arbitrements. Wereunto is annexed another treatise of equitie, the iurisdiction, and proceedings of the high Court of Chauncerye: of supplications, bils, and aunsweres, and of certaine writs and commissions issuing thence, and there also retornable: likewise much augmented with diuers presidents, very necessary for the same purpose, beginning at the 144. section, and continuing to the end of bils and aunsweres. Hereunto is also added a table for the more easy and readie finding of the matters herein contayned: the new additions hauing therein this marke * set before them.
West, William, fl. 1568-1594.

At London: Printed by Thomas Wight, Anno Do. 1601.
Alternate titles: Symbolaeographia. Part 2 Symbolaeographia. Part 2.
Notes:
Dedication signed: Wilhelmus West.
At foot of title: Cum priuilegio Regiæ Maiestatis.
With seven final contents leaves; the last leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
England and Wales. -- Court of Chancery -- Early works to 1800.
Conveyancing -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Equity pleading and procedure -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Forms (Law) -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A14970.0001.001

Contents
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Viro Iurisprudentiae & pietatis laude illu∣stristrissimo EDVVARDO COKE Armigero, serenissimae Reginae Maiestatis Procu∣ratori summo, WILL. WEST veram exoptat foelicitatem.
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SYMBOLEOGRAPHY Of Fines and Concordes.
The definition of Fines.
Of the parties to fines.
What persons may be Cognizors, and what not?
Of Infancie.
Defects of the bodie.
Impediments legall or ciuill.
Of legall subiection.
Of couerture.
Villeines.
Persons dead in law.
Imprisonment.
Of persons hauing ioint power.
Of the estates of Cognizors.
How Cognizors are to be named.
What persons may be Cognizees in fines, and secondly by what names they must be named.
Before what persons Fines may be knowledged.
Of a Dedimus potestatem de Fine leuando.
Iudges, to whom cognisances are to be certified, and before whom they are to be recorded.
Of the diuision of fines.
Of fines executed, and executory.
Againe some fines be single, and some double.
Of the parts of Fines, and of the writ of Couenant.
Of writs whereupon fines are leuied.
Whereof Fines be grounded.
Of what things Fines may be leuied.
By what names things may passe in Fines.
Of the names of the place wherein the lands do lye.
How seueral things must be placed in writs of Couenant.
Of Adiuncts proper to the writs whereof Fines be leuied.
The seuerall formes of Concordes.
A writ of Couenant of 3▪ messuages, and of common of pasture.
Of one messuage, one curtilage, one gardeyne, of a rent, and of sheepewalke.
Of Wood, and a Foldage.
Of Wood.
Of 2. partes in 3. partes deuided of 8. acres of land, of pasture▪ acres of reede, and of freshe and salte marshe land.
Of a parsonage impropriate and of the moyti of the tithes.
Of a manor, of rent, and free foldage for sheepe.
A writte of Couenāt by one of the Queenes Secretaries of the 3. parte of 4. messuages, 4. cottages, one mille, gardeins, orchards, lands, medowe, pa∣sture, more turbarie and rent, the 3. parte of the view of franke pledge, of goods and cattels wayued, of fellons, fugitiues, put in exigent, felon de se, deodans, treasure founde, extrahur. and of the 3. parte of a Par∣sonage.
A writ of Couenant of Tythes.
A writ of, Couenant of the Scite of a Monasterie of messuages, of co∣mon of pasture for all maner of beastes, of rent, and of rent hennes, and rent worke.
A writ of Couenant against the Father and his sonne, and heire apparant, of cottages, toftes, barnes, watermils, of one windmill, doufehouses, gardeins, orchardes land, medow, pasture, wood, marishe, furres, heath, moore, rent, halfe a pound of rent peper, of a myne of cole, and the ad∣owson of a Church.
A writ of Couenant of Dismes and Tythes.
A writ of Couenant against the husband and the wife of a Parso∣nage, and of the aduouson of a Vicarage, and of messuages, cottages, barnes, and gardeins.
A fine knowledged by one to two persons, of sixe messuages with warrantie against him and his heires.
A Fine by the husband and wife to two, of messuages, toftes, lands, medowes, pasture, and rente, with warranties, against the Conusor and his heires.
A fine by two, and the wife of the one of them of land, medowe, pasture, and of wood, with warrantie against the Conusor and his heyres.
A fine by one and his wife to one of the reuercion of the 3. parte of 7. messuages, of gardens, lands, medowe, pasture, and wood, after the death of one with warrantie against the Consor and his heyres.
A fine by a Lord, Baron and his wife, to an archbishop and one other of three manors, messuages, toftes, cottages, milles, barnes, gardeins, lands, me∣dowe, pasture, wood, furres, and heaths, of rent, of the aduowson of a Church, and of the view of francke pledge with warrātie against them and their heyres.
A Fine by two to one of manors, milles, douehouses rents, & common of pa∣sture, with warrantie against the conusors and the heires of one of them.
A Fine by one and his wife to one of one manor, of messuages, tofts, cottages, barnes, one water mille, a fulling mille, a winde mille, a douehouse, gar∣deins, orchards, land medowe pasture, wood, furres, heath, moore, fresh & salt marshe, rent, free fishing, the aduowson of a Church by turnes with a generall warrantie.
A Fine by one de honore D. castro vicecomit' de S. cum hundred▪ insula d D. baronia de D. hundredo de D. burgo de D. vno feod' milit' de D. Scit', ambit' & precinct, of a monasterie, a manor, the scite of a manor, a graunge, a parke, a prebend, one capital messuage, mosses, tofts cottages, a douehouse a fulling mille, a water mille, a winde mille, and of diuers o∣ther things.
A Fine of a rent by an Earle and his wife.
A Fine of the third part of a rent by the husband and wife.
A Fine of a personage exceeding the aduowson of the vicarage of the same parsonage.
A writ of couenant brought by three against three of one manor, 10. me∣snages, 8. cottages, and of land, meadow, pasture, moore, and of rent.
A Concord with a Render for life to the husbād and the wife being the conu∣sors of parcel of manors and lands contained in the writ of Couenant, the remainder to the first and second begotten sonne of the conusors in taile, and to the heires males, and for default of such issue, then to the conu∣sors in general taile, and for default of such issue then to the right heires of the conusors for euer, with graunt and render of x. mesuages &c. re∣sidue of the same manor &c. to the said conusors.
A Fine of one acre of land, homage, rent, and seruices.
A Fine of a Manor and vij. knights fees, homages and seruices in the same manor, by the husband and the wife and others.
An old fine in Frankalmoigne of the aduowson of a Church, knowledged to a Priour and his Church before Iustices in Eire, in Anno 55. of King Iohn.
A concord of one messuage &c. in the countie Palantine of Lancaster.
A lease for yeres by fine, if one of the conusors liue so long, reseruing a rent.
A Lease for yeres by fine of one messuage and free fishing, reseruing a rent with a clause of distresse with a graunt of the reuersion of the said messuage and free fishing vnto one of the conusors in fee.
A lease for yeares by fine by one and his wife.
A lease by fine made by tenant for life for xxi▪ yeares, if she liue so long, reser∣uing a rent with a clause of distres, the reuercion graunted to the Conu∣sors and after the terme ended, then to one P. for xxi. yeares, reseruing ae redde Rose, and after the end of that terme the remainder to E. and M. in fee.
A lease to the wife for xxi. yeares of two messuages, to commence after her husbands death, reseruing a Rent, with a clause of distres, the Cognizees graunt backe the same reuersion and rent to the Conusors in fee.
I. R. being tenant in generall taile in possession the reuerciō in fee to C. and T. the same C. and T. by fine graunt the lande to M. and E. and the said M. and E. render the same againe to the said T. Habendum from a certaine feast next after the death of the said I. without heire of his bodie, for the terme of 1500. yeares, reseruing i▪ d'. rent, and after the end of the terme to P. T. one of the sonnes of the said T. for euer.
A lease of a messuage by fine for yeares, to beginne at a time to come, with a clause of distres.
A lease of one messuage &c. to diuerse for ninetie years, if the lessee, his wife, and 2. others liue so long reseruing a Rent, and the best Beast after the death of euery tenant in name of an Heriot, with a clause of distres for the same Rent and Heriot, and after graunteth the reuercion to the lessor and his wife in fee.
A lease for yeares to one of the Conusors of one messuage &c. reseruing Rent, with a Nomine pene, and a distresse, for the rent and paine, with a graunt of the reuercion to one of the Conusors and his wife in generall tayle.
A Fine with graunt and render of the moitie of a maner to the Conusor for terme of life without impeachment of wast, and for sixteene yeares after her death, then the one moitie of the same moitie, to one in fee, and tho∣ther moitie of the said moitie to an other in fee.
A Render of three messuages to one of the Conusors for life, the remainder to one and his heires males, the remainder to an other and his heires for euer.
An estate for life to the Conusor and after this death to one I. W. whom the Conusor intendeth to take to his wife for her life in the name of a iin∣cture, and after her death to the eires males of the body of the Conusor.
A Fine of diuers manors, messuages, and rent, the which the Co∣nusor do render againe to the Conusors, to the vse of the wife of the Conusor for her life.
A Fine of messuages, cottages▪ land, medow, pasture, wood, heahe, linge, rent of a Parsonage & of the aduowson of a Church.
A Fine by the husband▪ and his wife of the lands of the wife, with graunt and render of the 4. parte of 2. messuages, 4. tofts, two gardens, two or∣chards, 200. acres of land, 20. acres of medow, 40. acres of pasture, 12. acres of wood, and 100. acres of moore in 4. partes deuided, the Co∣nusors do graūt the same againe to the Conusees for their liues, without impeachmēt of wast, and after their deaths to one of their sonnes in ge∣nerall taile, & for default of such issue, then to one other of the conusees sonnes in general taile, & for default of such issue, then to the 3. sonne of the conusees in generall taile, and for default of such issue to the right heires of the wife of the Conusor for euer.
A fine of one messuage and of a 3. parte of 4. messuages in 3. partes deuided, part in possession, and part in reuersion, of a third part for terme of the life of the tenant in Dower, and for terme of the life of an other tenant for terme of life.
A Fine with graunt and render of the moity of a manor, reciting that a widow hath the same for her life without impeachment of wast, and after her death to her executors for 16. yeres without impeachment of wast, and after her death and the end of 16 yeres, to two and to their wiues, and to the heires of the wiues, and after the husbands and their wiues, grannt the same to the tenant for life in fee, who graunteth the same after the end of the said 16 yeres vnto the conusors for terme of 21. yeres without impeachment of wast.
A Render of messuages &c. to the cognisor for one weeke, after to a straunger for life, and to his wife for life, if she keepe her vnmaried, the reuer∣sion to an other straunger and his heires of his body vpon M. his wife begotten the Remainder to an other and his heires.
A Fine of two reuersions of , messuages, one cottage &c, after the deathes of the two tenants for life.
A Graunt to the cognisee and his wife, and the heires of their two bodies, with warranty in taile.
A graunt with a render backe againe for life, without impeachment of wast, diuers remainders in taile diuiding the lands.
A Fine to intaile lands to the heires of the body of the conusor of the body of I. C. her husband deceased, with remainder ouer for default of such issue to the right heires of the said I. C. &c.
A graunt by a Duke and his wife as in the right of his wife to the cognisee for life of the tenant for life with warranty, a render to the cognisor for his wiues life, to conuey her title to her husband.
A Fine of the moity of manors, messuages, land, meadow pasture, wood, linge, and heath, more, marishe, and rent, the aduowson of the moity of a Church the aduowson of the moity of a Monasterie or priory in possession and re∣uersion in fee.
A graunt of lands by fine to two, who render to the cognisor in generaltaile, & for default of such issue to R. T. in general taile, the remainder to the Queenes Maiestie her heires and successors for euer.
A graunt of landes in general taile, to be holden of the grauntor in Socage, with diuers remainders ouer in taile, with warranty against all men.
A graunt of 16 acres of moore in general taile to be holden of the grantor by Knights seruice, by suit of court twise a yere and vi, s, rent.
A Fine sur Releas of Knights seruice, Castel gard and murage, vpon a writ of Customes and seruices for a summe of money paied, sauing all other seruices made by consent of the King.
A Fine of a Manor in possession and other lands in reuersion.
A Fine by the husband and his wife of manors, messuages, &c. of the adnow∣son of a Church, of rent, part in possession, and part in reuersion, with a render againe to the cognisor and his wife for theirliues without im∣peachment of wast and after to the heires of the bodies of the conusors, and for default of such issue to the heires of the body of the wife of the co∣nu or and for default of such issue, then to the right heires of T. the cog∣nisor for euer.
A fine of a Reuersion of a rent, issuing out of a manor, and 6. messuages.
A Fine of the Reuersion of a rent.
A fine of Rent seruice, and of the Homages & seruices of diuers.
A fine of 4 messuages, where the husband & the wife sell the wiues Iointure or Dower absolutely to him in the Reuersion.
Tenant for terme of life, & her husband graunteth her estate for life in a manor messuages rent &c. to one B. who in consideration thereof, graunteth to the Conusor and his wife, for the life of the wife.
A fine of a Reuersion of one messuage &c. after the death of the tenant for life.
A fine of a Rent graunted out of a Manor for life, with a clause of distres for the same Rent.
A fine whereby three seuerall Annuities be graunted out of a Manor, and after the manor also is graunted to one E. for life, and after the death of the said E. the manor &c. to re∣maine to the said E. and his heires.
A fine of a Rent out of manors to one and his wife in taile generall and sor de∣fault of such issue to the right heires of the husband, with a paine of viij. pound for euery fiue weekes that the Rent is behind, and for euery weeke after the v. weeks, to forfait viij. li. nomine penae, with a clause of distres.
A Fine wherein an Annuitie is graunted out of fiue acres of land, to one in fee, with a clause of distres, for default of paiment of the same Annuitie.
A fine wherein an annuitie is graunted in fee, out of 20. acres of land, with suit of Court, and Heriot after decease, recease and alientation of any tenant with a clause of distres for default of payment.
A fine wherein an Annutie is graunted out of a manor messuages and rent in fee, payable at a certaine day, houre and place, with a forfaiture Nomine penae, for the default to payment of the Annuitie and paine.
A fine in which the Conusors graunt to the conusees in taile, an annuall rent of 4. li. issuing out of a manor payable at two feastes in the yeare, with a clause of distres for the said rent, and for xx. s. Nomine penae, if the rent be not paide.
A writ of Couenant for the Queene, for the tith corne of a parish, and the maner of the endorsement therof, by her Atturney generall.
A Fine knowledged by T. W. to I. R. of one messuage, one barne, of land mea∣dowe, and pasture, with warranty against all men.
A Fine knowledged by T. B. and E. his wife of a manor of two messuages of land, pasture, wood and rent and v. s. rent to I. K. with warranty against all men: And the said I. K. by the same fine granteth and rendreth back againe the premisses to the said conusors, and to the heires of the said T. one of the said conusors for euer.
A Fine knowledged by H. K. and I. his wife, I. C. and K. his wife to R. G. of one messuage one garden of land & pasture, and the same conusors for them and the heires of lo doe warrant two parts of the premisses in iij. parts de∣uided to the cusee and his heires against all men for euer.
A Fine knowledged by I. F. knight and M. his wife and R. H. of two messuages, one garden, one or chard, and of land, meadow, and pasture, to T. P. and I. K. with warrantie against all men And the conusees by the said fine graunt & render to the said R. one of the co∣nusors in the fine vi. acres of land &c. parcel of the premisses for one moneth to come next, & afterwards the same to remain to one I. now the wife of R. N. & R. N. son of the said R and I, during their liues and the longer liuer of them. And after their deceases the the said vi. acres of land to remaine to I. N. daughter of the said R. and I. his wife, during her life, reseruing a rent with clause of distres for non payment thereof. And the residue of the premisses, viz. the two messuages, one garden, one orchard &c. the said conu∣sees graunt and render to R. H. for one moneth and afterwards to one R. N. & I. his wife. To haue & to hold to the said R. & I. during their liues, and the longest liuer of them, re∣seruing also thereupon a rent with a clause of distres for non payment thereof. And lastly the said conusees doe graunt and render the reuersion of the whole premisses, and the seue∣ral rents reserued vpon the said graunts and renders vnto the said I. F. and M. his wife, two of the said conusors, and to the heires of the said I. F. for euer.
A Fine knowledged by G. H. and D. his wife T. S. Esq. and M. his wife of xl. acres of land to R. B. and W. N. with warrantie: And the conusces doe graunt and render to the said D. and to her heires, all mines of coales in a close parcel of the premisses called Stanley field, with libertie to digge for the same.
A Fine knowledged by W. K. and K. his wife of the third part of one messuage. one barne, one garden &c. to I. K. and T. H. with warrantie against all men: and the said conusees do graunt and render to the said S one of the conusors, the said third part of the premisses from Micha. or Thannun∣ciation &c which first shal happen to be next after the death of one E. now the wife of W. T. for the terme of xxi yeres, reseruing a rent yerely to the consees with a clause of distresse for the said rent, And lastly the said conisees graunt and render the reuersion of the said▪ premisses to W. K. and K. hs wife being ij. of the said conusors in the said fine, and to the heires of the said K. for euer.
A Fine knowledged by W. P. and M. his wife of a manor &c. one water mille, one winde mille, iij. douehouses &c. to E. B. and R. C. and the conusees by the same fine, do graunt vnto the said M. a yerely rent of xij. li. going out of the said Manor, Habend' from Michaelmas or Thannunciation next after the death of the said W. P. her husband, and one of the conu∣sors in the said fine during her life, in full recōpence of her title of dower or iointure in any of the lands of her said husband, with a clause of di∣stresse for the said rent. And lastly the said conusees graunt and render againe the said manor &c, to the said W. P. the conusor, and husband to the said M. and to his heires for euer.
A Fine knowledged by I. G. and M. his wife to R. R. knight, Lord R. of one messuage▪ one barne &c. v. s. rent the parsonage of B. and the aduowson of the vicarage of B. with warrantie against the conusor and his wife▪ & the heires of the husband.
A Fine knowledged by I. S and M. his wife of one garden &c. with two seue∣ral warranties. The first warranty against the conusors and their heires onely: and in the second, the said I. S and M. his wife graunt to warrant the premisses for them and the heires of the husband against all men.
A Fine knowledged by E. R. of a manor, &c. twelue messuages, x. toftes, x. gardens, ij▪ winde milles, &c. and vi. li. rent, with warrantie against all men.
A Fine knowledged within the County of Chester, by H. S. Esq. to W. F. and R. C. of diuers manors &c. with warranty against all men. And the co∣nusors by the same fine, graunt and render the same manors &c. vnto the conusor and his heires males, and for default of such heires males, then to certaine persons for the life of I. S. brother vnto the said conu∣sor, and after his death to his heires males. And if the said I. S. died without heire male, then to diuerse other of the name and kinred of the conusor, and to their heires males, and for default of such heire, the last remainder in fee to the right heires of the conusor for euer.
A Fine knowledged before the Iustices of Chester by B. P. and E. his wife of a manor &c, one water mille, one douehouse, one garden, i. orchards &c. with warrantie.
A fine knowledged by an Earle and his wife of a mannor, adowson, liber∣ties, free warren, and free fishing, and a fould course for 2000. sheepe.
A fine knowledged by the husband and the wife, and a third person of certain acres of land meadow and wood, and the husband and the wife warrant the land, to the Conusees and to the heires of the one of them: and the same Conusces graunt and render againe the land to E. wife of one of the Conusors from Michelmas past for the tearme of 99. yeares with∣out impeachment of wast, yeelding a rent to the Conusees, and to the heires and assignes of one of them, with a clause of distresse for non pay∣ment Page  [unnumbered] of the rent: and afterwards they graunt the rent, and the reuercion of the lands in fee to one W▪ W.
A fine knowledged by two vnto one, with warrantie against all men.
A fine knowledged of two messuages and two gardens &c. by the husband & the wife and diuerse others, to W. C. with seuerall warranties.
A fine knowledged of foure messuages, one tofte three barnes, three gardens, three orchards &c. to W. S. and N. W. with warrantie.
A fine knowledge by two husbands and their wiues of 2. messuages, and 2. gardens, with seuerall warranties.
A fine knowledged by the husband and his wife, to a man and his wife of one messuage, one gardein, one orchard, one barne, one stable, one wharfe &c. with warrantie.
A Fine knowledged by an Earle and his wife, to W. C. of a rent of 40. li. go∣ing out of diuerse mannors with warrantie.
A Fine knowledged by the husband and the wife, and one R. D. to one R. B. of one manor &c. one messuage called M. &c. with warrantie who graunt and render the same againe to R D. one of the Conusors for tearme of xxi. yeares, to beginne at a time to come, reseruing a rent: and afterwardes the Conusees graunt the reuercion of the said mannor &c. and the reuercion to one of the Conusors and his wife, & to the heire of the husband, to hold of the chiefe Lords of the fee &c.
A fine knowledged by the husband and his wife to one I. L. esquier of 2. ma∣nors 4. messuages, 6. cotages one douehouse &c. with warrātie, in consi∣deratiō whereof the Conusee graunteth a rent of 30. li. to the husbād & his wife & to the heires of the husband, the said rent to begin to be pay∣able at Michelmas, & the Annunciation of our Ladie, which next shall happen after the death of the Conusor & C. his now wife or anie other which afterwards shall happen to be his wife, with a clause of distres for the said rent if it be behind, and hauing bene lawfully demaunded.
A fine knowledged by the husband and the wife to H. C. of the third parte of a Rent issuing out of a mannor with warrantie against all men.
A Fine knowledged by the husband and his wife, to one T. H. of the third parte of 34. acres of meadow by these words viz. Concesserunt & reddiderunt &c. during the wiues life, with warrantie also du∣ring her life.
A Fine knowledge by V. K. knight to I. S. knight E. G. the Queenes At∣tourney generall and others of two mannors: 70. messuages, and co∣tages &c. which the Ladie V. widow hath for her life of the inheri∣taunce of the Conusor the daie of the concord made: and after her death is to reuert to the Conusor, the which by this fine after the death of the said Ladie V. is wholly to remaine to all the Conusees in the fine, and to the heires of the said I. S. knight, the first of the Conusees in the said fine, with warrantie against all men.
A fine knowledged by a widow and one other to the President and schollers of S. Iohns colledge in Oxon, of the Scite and principall house of the colledge, commonly called the White Friers in the Suburbes of Oxon, and 6. messuages, 6. gardens, 6. orchards &c. also in the same Suburbes with warrantie.
A fine by two men and the wife of one of them, of lands, medow, and pasture, with warrantie against the Conusors vnd the heires of the husband.
A fine knowledged by T. N. knight to G. T. Esquier of one mannor, one messuage &c. with warrantie against all men.
A Fine knowledged by T. M. and K. his wife, to G. S. of the third part of viij. messuages, vi. gardens, &c▪ the which one M. B. widow holdeth for terme of her life and which is of the inheritance of the conusors wife, the day of the Concord made, and which ought after the death of the said widow to reuert vnto the conusor and his wife, as in the right of his wife: and by this fine after the death of the said widowe being tenant for life, is to come and remaine to the said conusee and his heires for euer, with war∣rantie against all men.
A Fine knowledged by the husband and the wife to one I. I. of ix. messuages, ix. gardens &c. and of the moity of xx. messuages &c. one water mille, one douehouse &c. with warranty against all men.
The order of taking the knowledge of a Fine by Dedimus potestatē direc∣ted to diuerse, but the knowledge taken onely by two of the Commissio∣ners, and the certifying thereof by the Commissioners that tooke the knowledge.
A Fine knowledged by W. D. and I. D. to . R. & I. D. of one messuage and one cottage in pswich, with warranty against all men: In consideration whereof the conusees doe graunt and render the premisses to the said I. D. one of the conusors for terme of seauen daies next following, and af∣terwards the same premisses wholy to remaine to one M. G. for her life, and after her death the premisses wholy to remaine to the said W. D. one of the said conusors and his heires for euer.
A Fine knowledged by the husband and his wife to H. S. Esquire, of two messuages, two Wich houses, two shoppes, two Chambers, one Stable, and xx. acres of land &c. with warranty against all men.
A Fine knowledged before the Iustices of the Common pleas at Westmin∣of two messuages, one toft 80. acres of land &c. with warrantie against all men.
A Fine knowledged by R. H. of P. to R. B. of the manor of I. with warranty against the conusor and his heires.
This is the Fine as it is engrossed of Record, whereof the Fine next before is but the note.
A Fine knowledged by A. B. to T. F. and G. H. osa Manor with warrantie a∣gainst all men: And the conusees in the same fine graunt and render a∣gaine the said manor to the said A. B for one weeke, and afterwards to N. M. for xxi yeres to begin ofter the feast of Saint Martin the Bishop, in winter reseruing a red rose at Midsomer, if it be asked. And after the end of the said terme of xxi. yeres, the said manor &c. wholy to remaine to the said A. B. the conusor and his heires for euer.
A Fine knowledged by R. B. of two messuages &c. to I. A. with warranty a∣gainst all men: and the conusee graunteth the premisses againe to the co∣nusor for one weeke, & afterwards to one W. B. for life reseruing a rent, and afterwards to the conusor for his life, & after to S. B. his wife for her life, and after to I. B. sonne of the conusor and his wife for life: and after∣wards the said conusee graunteth the reuersion of the premisses and the rent to the said R. B. the conusor and his heires for euer.
A Fine of a rent issuing out of vi. messuages, and vi. gardeus, with warrantie against all men.
A Fine knowledged by R. L. of a manor &c. to H. C. with warranty against all men. In consideration whereof the conusee by the same fine graunteth to the conusor and his heires, one annuity of vi. li, issuing out of the same manor, to be paied yerely at the mansion house of the said conusor, at a certaine day and hower, imposing a paine of xvi. s. to be forfaited in de∣fault of paiment of the said annuity with a clause of distresse for the said annuity and paine.
A Fine knowledged by A. B. Es. of messuages &c. to S. H. in taile general to hold of the conusor and his heires by the xl. parte of a knights see, and xv. s. iiij d. rent, with warranty against all men.
A Fine knowledged by A: B. and M. his wife, of a manor &c. to S. P. reciting that where the said conusors hold the said manor for the life of the said M. the reuersion therof to the said conusee and his heires belonging, the said conusors graunt to the conusee all that their estate in the said ma∣nor during the life of M▪ one of the conusors, with warranty against thē during the life of the said M.
A Fine knowledged by I. C. and This wife of ij. messuages, one barne &c. to one H. P. with warrāty: And the said H. P. in consideration of the said fine graunteth and rendreth againe by the same fine, the premisses to the conusors for one day, and afterwards to I. P. widowe for her life▪ and after her death the presses wholy to remaine to H. P. and his heires for euer.
The taking of the knowledge of the Fine.
Notes to be obserued in Fines.
A fine knowledged by the husband and wife vnto two of 30. messuages, of landes, pasture, wood, linge, heath, and rent in diuers places: The Co∣nusees render the same againe to the said Conusors for terme of their two liues, with diuers remainders ouer after there deaths in generall taeile to the children of the said Conusors. And for default of issue of the said Conusors to the right heires of the wife of the Conusor for euer.
Adiuncts of Concords.
A licence of Alienation of lands holden in Capite.
A licence to alien in Mortmaine.
Quod permittant finem leuari.
The writ of Ad quod damnum.
Of a Pardon for Alienation.
Of the Dedimus potestatem to take cognizance of a fine.
The Dedimus potestatem thereof.
The name of the Curcester.
Of the Queenes siluer.
Obseruations necessarie at the knowledging of Fines.
How, and when, cognisances of Fines must be certified, and what may hinder the same.
Of thinrolement of writs of Couenant, Dedimus potestatem and know∣ledges thereupon, which is termed the foote of the fine.
Of the note of the Fine.
Quid iuris clamat.
What persons may obtaine attournement by Quid iuris clamat, and what not.
What persons be compellable to atturne by Quid iu∣ris clamat, and what not.
What plees will barre the plaintife of atturnement.
What Processe lie in a Quid iuris clamat.
The writ of Summons in Quid iuris clamat, is after this maner.
The distresse in Quid iuris clamat.
Atturney in Quid iuris clamat.
The returne of the same.
An atturnement by Dedimus potestatem.
Distringas ad atturnand.
Quem redd' reddit.
Per que seruitia.
Vpon whose alienations the tenant is not compellable to atturne.
Against whom a Per que seruitia lieth, and whom not.
Of the Ingrossing of Fines.
Of the Tabling of fines ingrossed.
How many proclamations are to be made vpon fines, and when.
Of Proclamations of fines at the assises and general Sessions how they must be certified.
Of the Inrolement of all the parts of fines after the ingrossing thereof and Proclamations passed.
Of the exemplification of the parts of fines inrolled.
How fines executory be executed.
Execution of fines by writ.
Of Execution of fines by Scire facias.
Certaine cases of the nature and forme of a Sci. Fa. vpon a fine.
What fines with proclamations barre not thissue in taile.
What time after a fine leuied, and proclamation made, any man hath to enter or claime by action, or otherwise, & who are ther∣by barred forthwith, and who not.
How priuies in bloud, are bound in fines.
Of Estraungers hauing present right, and no impediment.
Of Estrangers hauing present Right and impediments.
Of Estrangers hauing diuers defects,
Of Estrangers, without impediments, hauing future Right for cause precedent.
Of Estrangers with Impediments hauing future Right.
Of Estrangers hauing no right for any cause before the fine.
Of Estrangers hauing diuerse future Rights, by diuerse titles.
Estrangers to fines, hauing neither present, nor future right, to the tenements in the fine, at the leuying thereof, but onely vnto rents, common, &c. issuing out of the same.
Pleas to aoide Fines.
Of a writ of Error.
Of a Cerciorari.
A Mittimus of the Transcript of a fine out of the Chaun∣cery into the Common place.
A Mittimus.
A Mittimus for the foote of a Fine.
Whether any but he, which reuerseth a fine, may reape benefit thereby.
Warrantia chartae.
SYMBOLEOGRAPHY, Of Recoueries for Assurances &c. called common, or feigned Recoueries.
Of what thinges writs of Entre may be brought, and by what names.
Of what things a writ of Entre lieth not.
A Certiorari to the executor of the Iustice, before whom the Warrants were acknowledged.
It is returned thus.
A Recouerie with single voucher.
A Recouerie with double voucher.
A Recouerie with treble voucher.
A Recouerie of an Adnowson in the Countie palantine of Chester.
All the partes of a Recouerie in a writ of Right de Prae∣cipe in Capite exemplified.
Warrant' Attornat' inde sequitur in hec verba.
Remissio Curiae in breui de Recto.
The exemplification of a Recouerie inrolled according to the Statute of xxiij. Elizabeth Cap. 3.
Perdon' alien' super terr' per breue de Ingressu recuperat'.
Exemplification of a Recouery with double voucher out of the Prothonoaries office.
An other to the like effect.
A Dedimus potestatem to take knowledge of a warrant of Atturney of the vouchee.
It is returned thus.
Dedimus potestatem de attorn' rec' in breui de ingressu super disseisinam in le post pro tenent'.
It is returned thus.
Aliud breue de Ded' potest' rec' attorn' ten' super breue de ingressu.
The forme of a Recouerie with single vowcher.
A common Recouery had by diuerse, against one, of diuerse mannors &c. within the Countie Palentine of Chester, before the Iudges of the shires or counties.
A common Recouery by diuerse before the Iustice of Chester and Iud∣ges of the same Countie of a Manor &c. Tempore H. 8.
The like common Recouerie in the said Countie of Chester to the next be∣fore, and of the same mannor and lands in the time of the said king.
SYMBOLEOGRAPHY. Of Indictments and Offences.
Offence.
Indeuour.
Offence priuate and publike.
Symphathie betweene the common wealth and her members.
Offence publike and priuate.
Offences blinde.
Offences named and vnnamed.
Ofences vnnamed.
Offences named.
Offences simple.
Offences mixt.
Offences by worde.
Counsaile.
Offence by contumelious words.
Slaunder.
Slaunder against God.
Blasphemie.
Magicke.
South saying wizards.
Diuination.
Iugling.
Inchauntings and Charming.
Witcherie.
Heresie.
Anabaptisme.
Apostacie.
Periurie.
Slaunder against man by word.
By writing.
By libell.
By Picture.
Offences by deeds.
Destruction.
Facts Permanent.
Slaughter.
Homicide.
Voluntarie.
Malicious.
Commaunded.
For Iustice.
Necessarie.
Se defendendo.
Forbidden.
Homicide malicious.
Of a mans selfe.
Murder.
Homicide casuall.
By Chaunce.
Mixte.
Thus you see the diuers kinds of Manslaughter. Slaughter of beasts.
Burning.
Offences transitorie.
Adulterie and fornication.
Sodomy or buggery.
Burglarie.
House-robbing.
Theft.
From the person.
Robberie.
Without feare.
Hurting and violence.
Hurts to the bodie of the common wealth, as treasons.
Offences hindering the commoditie of the common wealth.
Offences against Subiects.
Offences springing from words and deeds.
Other mens offences, and how farre they bind vs.
Offences vnnamed.
Of Indictments as remedies for the former diseases.
Of the forme of Indictments.
For keeping an Alchouse or Tiplinghouse.
For silke in a Cappe.
For vsing the Art of a Mercer against the Statute of Anno quinto of the Queene.
An Indictment vpon the Statute of An. 1. Mar. cap. 12. for the assemblie of 12. persons assembled togeather, to the intent to cut downe a conduict head and staying there 3. howres after proclamation made that they should depart.
Against a Barrettor.
Against a Barrettor.
For an Affray made at the time that the assises and Gaole deliuery is holden before the Iustices of the assise.
For an affray and beating of one at the time of the assises and gaole deliuerie, holden before the Iustices of assise.
Or thus.
For buggerie committed by a minister being an Italian borne in the citie of Rome, with a boy of xv. yeares old.
For Burglarie in a dwelling house in the night time, for taking out of mo∣ney out of a chest, and for the accessories before the offence, and the ac∣cessories after.
For Burglarie in a dwelling house in the night time, for the assaulting and putting in feare of them in the house, and for taking of money out of a cheste.
For Burglarie in a dwelling house in the night time, the taking away of a siluer salt, money, and 3. siluer pinnes.
For Burglarie in a dwelling house in the night time, a woman then being in the house, & for taking away of xx. li out of a cubbord in the house.
For Burglarie in a dwelling house in the night time, for assaulting & putting in feare of thē in the house intending to kill, or robbe them in the house, and the accessorie before the offence committed.
For burning of a dwelling house in the daie time, with a pound of gunpow∣der put in a būdel of straw in the house, the owner of the house thē being in the same house.
For Burglarie and burning of a dwelling house in the night time, hauing an intent to robbe it, & the putting of diuers persons in feare then being in the house, and the accessories before the offence, and accessories after the offence.
For breaking and burning a barne with corne of diuers sortes in it, as well in sheaffe as threashed.
For maint in an Assise of Nouell disseisin, for to haue the moit ie of the land in question, and one hundreth pounds in money.
For maintenaunce in an assise of Freshforce, to haue parte of the land in question, and parte of the damages to be recouered.
For a Riotous assault and affray made vpon a Vicar in his Church, and for the imprisoning of him in a paire of stockes▪
For absence from Church for vi. monethes vpon the statutes of primo and xxiij. of the Queene.
For drawing a dagger vpon one in the Churchyard, to the intent to strike him.
For fighting with a weapon in the Churchyarde, contrary to the statute of Anno 5. Ed, 6.
For absence from the Church for certein Sundaies, and Festiuall daies vpon the statute of prim of the Queene.
For taking of Conies in a free warren in the night time.
For conspiring and combining to indicte one for stealing of a horse of one of the conspirators, and for procuring of diuers false suites to bee brought and pursued in the names of the conspirators, and of diuers others against diuers persons.
For a conspiracie of diuers Bakers touching the making of bread.
For the taking of vnreasonable distresse contrarie to the statute of Merton, Anno 52. H. 3. cap. 4.
For the taking of a distresse out of his fee, and in the highway contrarie to the statute of Mertn, Anno 52. E. 3. cap. 15.
Against Egyptians vpon the statute of primo and secundo of king Philip and Queene Marie.
Against Egyptians vpon the statute of 5. of the Queene.
For pulling out of Eies.
For cutting out of Tongues.
An Indictment against a gaoler for suffering of one committed to him vpon suspition of felony for stealing of a horse to escape.
An other indictment against a gaoler, for suffering of a woman com∣mitted to him vpon suspition of fellonie & murder to escape.
An indictment against diuers for suffering of one which had confessed a fe∣lonie before a Iustice of peace, and deliuered to them by the same Iustice of peace, to be by them conucied to the gaole, negligently to escape.
An indictment against a Coroner vpon the statute of Anno 1. H. 8. for ex∣tortiō in taking of a fee for his viewe of the bodie of one slaine per infor∣tunium.
The like against a Coroner vpon the statute of An. 1. H. 8.
For Extortion by an Eschetors seruant, in breaking and entring into a dwel∣ling house, and for seasing and taking out of the same certen leather by collour of his office.
An indictment against the register of an Archbishop, for his extortious taking of more fees then he ought, for the probate of a testament.
An indictment against an Escheator, vpon the statute of 33. H. 8. for sit∣ting & inquiring by collour of his office, without writ, of lands holden of the Queene, aboue the yearely value of fiue pounds.
An inquisitiō taken before a Coroner vpō the view of the bodie of one which had hanged himselfe in a leather girdle vpon the bough of a tree.
Of Forcible entrie vpon the Statute of Anno 5. R. 2. for pulling vp by the rootes of 100. pearches of quick set.
For forcible Entrie vpon the statue of An. 5. R. 2. for entring into a messuage and expulsing of the owner thereof.
An indictment vpon the Statute of Anno 8. H. 6. for entring with force in∣to a barne in the possession of the farmer thereof, and for keeping of the same with force.
An inquisition vpon the Statute of Anno 8. H. 6. wherein is found that one was with force and armes expulsed out of the possession of a manor and lands.
For counterfaiting of a protection and putting to it the great seale, taken from other old letters Pattents.
An indictment against a minister vpon the Statute of Anno 5. H. 8. for forgeing of an indenture of bargaine & saile of lands.
For forestalling the Market, and buying Saltfishe by the way in comming to the Market.
An Indictment vpon the statute of Anno 33. H. 8. against a Tipler for kee∣ping of a common bowling Alley, and against diuers others for vsing to bowle in the same Alley.
An Indictment vpon the statute of Anno 8. H. 5. for gilding of the hilt of a dagger with the finest gold.
An Indictment against a Blackesmith for selling of a gelding to a Scot to be conueied into Scotland without the Queenes licence.
For beating of two Horses, of which beating the one of them died presently, and the other was sore hurt.
An Indictment vpon the Statute of Anno 13. E. 1. against the inhabitants of a Towne for the not taking of such persons which had robhed one of C. li. the partie robbed making Hue and crie, and giuing notice to the inha∣tants of the same Towne of the robbery.
An Indistment against diuers persons vpon the statute of 1. H. 7. for hunting by night, in one of the Queenes parkes, and killing of a brace of Buckes with Crossebowes, and denying of the same vpon their examinations.
An other Indictment against diuers persons for hunting in a parke in the night time, with iij greyhounds and for killing a Bucke, and for vsing in the same parke a nette called a Buckestall.
An Indictment against diuers for chasing of a Bucke in one of the Qucenes Forestes with a greyhound into coards, where he was hanged and killed.
An Indictment against a Laborer vpon the statute of Anno 13. R. 2. for keeping of a greyhound to course Hares and Conies, and for killing of a Conie with his greyhound in a Conie garth, not hauing landes to the va∣of xl. s. by yere.
An Indictment vpon the statute of Anno 38. E. 3. against diuers Iurors in an Assise for taking of rewardes to giue their verdict, and also against an imbraceour in the same Assise.
An other Indictment vpon the statute of 38. E. 3. against Iurors for taking rewardes for to giue their verdict in an Assise: reciting of the saide Statute.
For inclosing of an old common lying to a Towne vpon the which Common the inhabitants of the said Towne haue vsed to haue Common for all maner of beasts the whole yere.
For ingrossing of Barley growing vpon the ground, to the intent to sell it againe.
For buying and ingrossing of 40. quarters of wheate, to the intent to sell it againe.
For not keeping alight horse.
For Batterie and Mayheme, by cutting of the right thumme.
For Maintenance vpon the statute of Anno 31. H. 8. against one maintaining in an action of debte.
For Manslaughter by chancemedley, in thrusting of one into the bellie with a long sharpe piked staffe.
For Manslaughter.
For saying and hearing of Masse, contrarie to the Sta∣tute of 23. of Elizab.
An indictment vpon the Statute of Anno 1. of the Queene, against a Priest for saying of Masse in the vestrie of a Church, and for vsing in the cele∣bration of the Lords supper other rites and ceremonies then is appointed in the booke of Common praier, in Anno 5. & 6. E 6. and against 2. o∣thers for hearing of the same Masse.
For counterfaiting and vttering of money, one being accessorie to the same after the offence committed.
Against counterfaiting and vttering of money and gold.
For coyning of Money.
For coyning and vttering of gold.
Of murder by two with a weapon, and one accessorie before the offence committed.
Of Murder by two with weapon.
For a Murder with a cudgell and flying afterwards.
Of Murder and procurement in the highway.
Of Murder and diuerse woundes, and accessory by procurement.
An Inquisition of murder found before a Coroner vpon the view of the body slaine, against one for killing of his Mistres with a hatchet on the head, she being then great with child.
An Indictment against a widow for procuring one to murder her child in her presence after she was deliuered, by cutting the throate, and against the accessories, before and after the offence committed.
An Indictment of petie treason against a late seruant for murdering of his Master, and the accessorie before the offence.
An Indictment of petie treason against a seruant for breaking of his maisters house, and cutting of his throte with a trencher knife.
An inquisition of Murder taken before a Coroner, vpon the view of the body wherein is found one to be present and ayding to the same murder.
For a Nusans of a comon bridge in the Queens high way, ouer a riuer which is decaied and not knowen, who should repaire it.
For a Nusans of a bridge ouer a riuer in the Queenes highway which is de∣caied, and ought to be repaired by the Queene by reason of a Manor.
An Indictment against one for pulling downe of a stone bridge in a towne o∣uer which the Inhabitants of the same Towne haue vsed to trauaile time out of minde.
For Nusance in the Queenes high way, by inclosing of part of the way.
For Periurie in a disposition before Commissioners by Commission out of the Court of Wardes.
For Periurie in a deposition, before Commissioners by Commission out of the Chancery vpon the statute of Anno v. of the Queene.
For taking of Phesants and Partridges with nets and other engins in an o∣ther mans freeholde without licence contrarie to the Statute of Anno 11. H. 7.
For murder by wilfull poisoning with hearbes in pottage vpon the statute of Anno 1. E. 6.
For murder by wilfull Poysoning of one in a potion.
For Murder by wilfull poysoning vpon the Statute of Ann. 1. E. 6. wherein the Statute is recited.
For Petie treason against the wife for poisoning her husband, by put∣ting Arsenicke and Rosegree in his drinke.
For the breaking of prison, being imprisoned vpon suspition of the death of a man in the Queenes gaole, vnder the custodie of the Constable of a hundred.
For Pulling of sheepe.
For the fellonious taking of a purse, and money and gold in it, from the person of a man.
For Purse picking.
For vnlawfull Purueyance of three weathers with∣out authoritie.
For the Rape of a maide vpon the Statute of Anno 13. Ed. 1. the which is recited.
For the Rape of a child vnder the age of tenne yeares, vpon the statute of Anno 18. of the Queene.
For the Rape of a Maide, of the age of 16. yeares, vpon the Statute of Anno 13. Ed. 1.
For taking away a maide of the age of xi. yeares, vpon the Statute of Anno 3. E. 1. in which the statute is recited.
For a Rescusse of a woman arrested (amongst diuers others) by the Sheriffes officers vpon a warrant frō a Iustice of the peace in there general Sessi∣ons, to put in suertie to appeare before them at the next Sessions, and in the meane time to be of good behauiour, and for the hurting of one of the said officers with an arrow.
Of High treason for Rebellious in surrections, and the aydors and comfortors.
An other of high treason for rebellious Insurrections, and the aydors and comfortors.
For regrating of Corne in a market.
For regrating of Fish and Butter in a market, and selling of it in the same market.
For a Rescusse of one in the stockes for suspition of felonie.
For giuing of a Liuerie.
For receiuing and vsing of a Liuerie.
For giuing, receiuing, and vsing of Liueries vpon the statute of Anno 7. H. 4. and Anno 8. H. 6.
For an affray made by diuers at a general Sessions of the Peace.
Or thus.
For a Riot in a Parke vpon the keeper of the parke and his seruant, and for hurting the keepers seruant with an arrow.
For Riot in pulling downe of Hedges and ditches.
An Indictment against many, for beating and imprisoning of the Sherifes Bailife, comming with the Sherifes Repleuie to execute it, wherein the Repleuie is recited.
For a Riot in cutting and carrying away of Corne.
For Robbing of one in the highway.
An Indictment against one for assaulting and beating of two in the high way, to the intent to haue killed, or robbed them.
An Indictment against a Cooke for assulting one by the high way, and taking from him his Cloke.
An Indictment against one for making an assault and affray, vpon one in the new Forest in the highway, and taking from him his purse and xxx. s. in it, and ij. gold rings off his finger.
Against a Rogue, a Vagabond, and against him which lodgeth and relee∣ueth him.
For breaking of a safe conduct graunted by King H. vi. to Marchant straun∣gers of Genua.
For Sacriledge or Burglarie in a Church in the night time, and the taking a∣way of the Communion cuppe.
For Sacriledge or Robbery in a Church, and for the taking away of two Com∣munian Cuppes, ij. Copes of blacke veluet, and iij. Surplices.
For slaunderous writing and publishing of the same against the Queene.
An indictment against a Scholemaster being a Recusant for teaching schole in a widowes house without licence, & against the widow for keeping him in her house knowing him to be a Recusant.
For words spoken against the Queene, vpon the Statute of Anno 23. of hir raigne.
For slaundering of Noble-men.
For Shooting haileshotte in a handgunne, vpon the Statute of 2. E. 6. wherein the statute is recited.
For being a common Barrator, for keeping a blind Tauerne, and re∣ceiuing suspicious persons, and the wife a Scold.
For breaking of a stable and taking out of the same a gelding and a mare, and the accessorie after.
An indictment against a seruant of the age of 19. yares, retained for one yeare for going away with tenne pound, the which his master deliuered vnto him, in trust to keepe it for him.
For stealing of a Cowe, and the accessories before the offence committed.
An indictment vpon the Statute of Anno 21. H. 8. against a seruant aboue the age of 18. yeares, for going away with a bracelet of golde, woorth 17. li. deliuered to him by his Master to keepe, wherein the Statute is recited.
For conuerting Tillage into Pasture for Connies, to the hurt of the neighbours.
An indictment against one, for suffering of 3. houses of husbandrie to de∣cay and for putting out of the husbandmen, and conuerting of the land belonging to the same, from tillage to pasture.
An indictment against a Priest for his affirming that the Pope of Rome is supreame head of the Church of England, and against one as accesse∣rie for comforting of him therein.
An indictment against a Priest, for practising to absolue and perswade a widow woman from her obedience and subiection to the Queene, and to obay the aucthoritie of the sea of Rome.
An indictment against a Iesuite, and against one for receauing of him vpon the statute of An. 27. of the Queene.
For a Trespasse in Corne, Grasse, and Plowing.
For eating Corne with a flocke of sheepe.
For Trespasse in fishgarthes in the hands of diuers farmors, and for the taking of three Salmons.
An indictment against one for taking aboue the rate of 10. li. in the 110 li. for the lone thereof for one yeare.
An other Indictment of the same effect vpon the statute of Anno 37. H. 8. in the which the statute is recited.
An Indictment against one occupying a Plow-land in the Parish for not com∣ming at the daies appointed by the Surueiors of the high wayes, to helpe to amende the high waies within the parish.
An Indictment against a Towne for not keeping watch according to the sta∣tute of Winchester, Anno 13. E. 1.
An Indictment against the inbabitats of a hundred, for not keeping seawatch at Sandgate, according to the statute of Anno 5. E. 4.
For killing a man by Witchcraft vpon the statute of Anno 5 of the Queene.
The like Indictment.
For bewitching a Horse, whereby he wasted and became worse.
For taking away of a wiidow, and marrying of her against her will contrary to the statute of Anno 3. H. 7.
An Indictment for Burglarie by night.
An Indictment for stealing a Hogge in a Common.
An Indictment for a wilfull escape of a Prisoner committed for felonie to a Constable to be brought to the common Gaole, and a Knight who is no Iustice of peace commanded the said Constable to bring the Prisoner be∣fore him, by reason whereof the said prisoner did escape.
An Indictment for stealing Sheepe.
An Indictment against one for breaking of a house, & murdering of one with Cudgill in his bed by pruitie and consent of the wife of the murthered.
An indictment of Manslaughter.
An Indictment for vsing more Artes then one vpon the statute of Anno ter∣tio of Ed. 3.
An Indictment for regrating af Core.
An Indictment for a Robberie done by the high way vpon the person of one.
An Indictment for Burglarie in a dwelling house, for putting the household in feare and for the taking away of xx. li. in money.
An Indictment of Murder ex propensa malitia fact'.
An Indictment for robbing of a church of diuers and seuerall things in the same.
An Indictment against one being a man of euill behauiour, for keeping of a blind Tauerne without a signe, and for receauing and lodging of lewde persons, and that his wife is a cemmon scold.
An Indictment for selling Ale in vessels called kilderkins.
An Indictment of a Priest for keeping of a Concubine.
An Indictment for not cōming to the Church, vpon the Statute of Anno 1. Elizab.
An Indictment for periurie, committed in an answere in the Exchequer at Chester.
An Indict' for fishing in a mill ponde waters, with hookes & other engines.
An Indictment where one is indicted as principall actor, and one other for being present, and for abbetting, procuring and comforting of the mur∣derer to do the same.
An Indictment of murther.
An indictment of Burglarie by a woman in the night time, putting the houshold in feare, intending to haue robbed them.
An indictment for trespas done in a corne field.
An indictment of manslaughter before the Coroner of the verge, for the death of a man, vpon the view of the dead body.
An Indictment where a felon suspected for stealing two oxen, is committed by a Iustice of Peace vnto the gaole, and is deliuered to two to be con∣ueyed vnto the gaole, which suffer the felon wilfully to escape away.
An Indictment where one is committed to prison to a Seriant at Mace by the Bayliffes of a towne, for resistance, disobeying, and disturbing thens for doing of their office, escapeth out of prison, and goeth away out of the same.
An Indictment of forceable entrie into a messuage with thappurtenaunces vpon the Statute of 8. H. 6. against diuerse persons wherein the Statute is not recited.
An indictment vpon the statute of Anno 5. Eliz. against such as vse any mysterie or occupation, not being apprentice to the same for seuen yeares.
An indictment for a riotous and vnlawfull assemblie putting men in feare, and doing of trespas, & plowing in a close.
An Indictment of a Priest for saying of Masse in the Vestrie of a Church.
An Indictment for mouing the Duke of Somer set, and other subiects to re∣bellion against the king, and to take & imprison the Duke of Northum∣berland, the Marques of North. and the Earle of Penbroke being of the Kings priuie Counsell.
An Indictment of extortion against an Eschetor.
An Indictment against one for publishing that the Queene had ij. or iij. chil∣dren by the Lord R. D.
An Indictment of one as a common Barretor, a stirrer vp of strife and con∣tention, and a troubler of the Peace.
An Indictment for clipping and fyling of Gold and siluer, and vttering of the same.
An Indictment for enclosing of xx. acres of pasture out of a common field, in the which all the inhabitants of L. haue vsed time out of mind to haue common of pasture for all maner of Cattell.
An Indictment of wilfull Murder of a woman.
An Indictment of Murder, and the Murtherers flying after the said mur∣der committed.
An Indictment of Riot, the riotors weaponed with diuers weapons, and armed armed with priuie Coates, for breaking and entring into a house, taking and spoling of goods, beating and wounding of diuers in the house, brea∣king of a chest, and taking out of it vi. siluer spoones, and the taking, spoi∣ling and carrying away of Oates out of a Barne.
An Indictment for the counterfaiting of the Queens Letters patents to beg, and taking of the Queenes broad Seale from other Letters patents, and putting it to the counterfait Letters patents.
An Indictment for the stealing of two geldings.
An Indictment for robbing of a Gent: by the high way.
An Indictment for cutting of a Purse, and xx. s. in it.
An Indictment for taking away of a womau seruant.
An Indictment for breaking and entring into a house & burning of it.
An Indictment for procuring a Seruant to depart from his Master, and for being a common procurer of a seruants away from their seruices.
An Indictment for keeping of Houndes and Hunting, hauing not landes of the value of xl. .
An Indictment for robbing of a Church.
An Indictment of two Shirifes of a Citie, for suffering of a Prisoner com∣mitted to them vpon suspition of felonie to escape.
An Indictment for stealing of Conies with Nets, Dogges, and Ferrets.
An Indictment of a keeper of a Gaole, for letting one committed to him vpon suspicion of felonie; escape out of prison.
An Indictment for the stopping and tourning of a water course in a Towne, by reason whereof diuers mens landes be surrounded.
An Indictment vpon the Statute of 8. Hen. 6. for a Forcible entrie into one Rood of land, and assaulting and beating of one I. F. and keeping the same with force.
An Indictment for murdering of a man child newly borne, which is murthe∣red by the mother.
An Indictment for hunting in a Parke paled, and for the killing and carrying away of a Buck▪ and a Doe in the night time.
An Indictment of Burglarie for breaking of a dwelling house in the night time, to the intent to haue robbed the said house, and for beating and putting in feare diuerse in the same house.
An Indictment of Burglarie for breaking of a dwelling house in the night time and the putting of them in the house in feare, and for the felonious taking out of the said house 1200. li in money, and a challice of siluer parcell guilt.
An Indictment for breaking of a barne, and taking out of it 4. bushels of Barley,
An Indictment for breaking of a Milne, and taking out of the same a sacke and 6. bushels of wheat.
An Indictment for the fellonious taking of 6. paire of sheets, 12. diaper napkins and one ring of gold.
An Indictment for the fellonious taking of acuppe of Siluer parcell guilt in the Isle of V.
An Indictment for receiuing, ayding and comforting of a fellon, knowing him to haue done a fellonie.
An Indictment for stealing two horses of a mans vnknowen.
An Indictment for assaulting and robbing of a man vpon the high way of a gelding and his purse, and x. shillings of monry in it, and for the taking f two mares found in the high way.
An Indictment for the robbing, beating and wounding of one on the high way and taking from him x. s.
An indictment for assaulting of a woman, and felloniouslie ta∣king from her 5. s. 4. d'. in money.
An Indictment for stealing out of a close foure Sheepe.
An Indictment for breaking of a House in the day time, and taking of vi. li. out of a Chest, and against one for ayding & conforting the said felon.
An Indictment of wilfull Murther.
An Indictment of manslaughter against two, and against one other as accessorie to the same.
An Indictment of Trespas for breaking and entring into a close.
An Indictment for lying in waite to kill one, and for assaulting, beating and wounding of him, and for entring into and breaking of his close.
An Indictment of Trespas for breaking and entring into a close, and cutting downe Ashes in the said close.
An Indictment for a Riot committed by manie vpon two, and for beating and wounding of them, vpon the Statute of Anno 2. R. 2. cap. 7.
An Indictment against two for assaulting of one, and for taking of 4. kine frō him that he had taken dammage feasaunte in his land, and was carry∣ing of them to the pownd.
An Indictment for a Rescous made against the Sheriffes, Bayliffes, of one by them arrested by force of the Queenes writte: and for the taking a∣way and detaining of the said writte.
An Indictment of manslaughter committed by two, and one as accessorie after the manslaughter done.
An Indictment against two, for hearing of these words spoken by one viz. A vengeaunce on the Queene and of such false Councel. And then de∣claring of the same to the Sheriffe of the Shire.
An Inquisition taken before a Coroner vpon the view of the body dead, how he came to his death: In which it is found that he dyed of a feuer or A∣gue by the visitation of God and not otherwise.
An Inquisition found before a Coroner vpon the view of the bodie dead, in which it is found that S. A. being keeper of the Earle of Pembrooke his parke, finding one hunting in the same parke required him to stand and yeeld himselfe, he neuerthelesse defended himselfe and would not yeeld: whereupon the parke keeper, with a forest Bill with a thrust in the breast killed him.
An Indictment of Confederacie or Combination by oath against the Queene and others.
An Indictment vpon the statute of Maintenance, for the maintaining of one in an action of Formedon in discender.
An Indictment of Forcible entre vpon the statute of Anno 8. Hen. 6.
An Indictment for shooting in a Handgunne, against one that may not dis∣pend C. li. per annum.
The Title of the generall Sessions of the peace, in the Countie of Chester.
The Trauerse of an Indictment of Forcible entrie.
An Indictment for making of false gold at Roane in France, and for vttering of it in England.
An Indictment of Trespas for breaking of a close, and destroying of wheat then growing in the same.
An Indictment or Inquisition before the Coroner super visum corporis, of one who killed one in his owne defence.
An Indictment or Inquisition taken before the Coroners super visum cor∣poris, of one slaine by misfortune, by one as hee was shooting at the Buttes.
An Indictment against the Husband and his wife for lying in waite, and for the assaulting, beating and wounding of one.
An Inquisition of wilfull Murder taken before diuers of the Iudges and o∣thers, as Iustices of the Peace, for a Murder done in Westminster.
An Indictment of man-slaughter against many, some for striking of the par∣tie slaine, and some others for comforting, and ayding of them being pre∣sent, and some as accessories after the fact committed, and that diuers of them fled.
An Indictment for keeping a bawdie house, and vsing of vnlawfull games.
An Indictment for keeping of euill Rule.
An Indictment for keeping a bawdy house.
An Indictment for slaundring of a Iurie.
An Indictment against a manswife as a common Barrator and sower of dissention amongst her neighbours, and a common scold.
An Indictment for a Rape committed by a Minister, vpon a maid of 14. yeares old.
An Indictment against forestallers of the markets within the verge.
An Indictment against a Gaoler (for enlarging of one committed to prison) within the verge vpon suspition of fellonie without warraunt.
An Indictment against a mans wife, for stealing xx. s. in money.
An indictment against a wife, for stealing 60. li. in money and against an other as accessorie.
An Indictment for stealing of three mens Coates.
An Indictment against an Heretique, for vsing of words.
An Indictment for breaking of a house, and taking out of a chest in the house seuen pounds in money.
An Indictment for a Mayme in both the hands.
An Indictment vpon the statute of Anno 5. R. 2.
An fformation wherein the partie desireth the good Abearing against one.
An Indictment against one for keeping of vagabonds, whores, and idle lewde suspected persons, and euill rule in his house.
An Indictment for breaking of a close, and driuing away of cattell out of the close.
An Indictment of Trespas for breaking of a close, and eating of the grasse with cattell.
An Indictment for breaking into a close, and treading downe the grasse.
An Indictment for breaking of a Close, and cutting downe of trees and vnderwoods.
An Indictment for taking of a Cade of sprats by extorcion, with∣out any warrant or cause so to do.
An Indictment for not repairing the pauement of a high way, which ought to be repaired by a Bishop.
An Indictment against the Prior of S. Iohns Ierusalem, and the Master of the Sauoy, for stopping of a common Sewer.
An Indictment against a Bishop and Churchwardens, for not repay∣ring of a ruinous and broken Bridge.
An Indictment, for stopping and enclosing the Kings high way with hedge and diche.
An Indictment for killing of one in his owne defence taken super visum corporis.
An Inquisition taken before a Coroner of the death of a man which was slaine by one Se defendendo.
An indictment for a riotous rescusse of cattell, taken dammage fesaunce.
An Indictment for Maintenance in the Commonpleas.
An Indictment against diuers, for vsing a Prisoner in Prison for supicion of felony very hardly, thereby to compell him to accuse one of felony falsly.
An Indictment against one, for procuring one to commit a Burglarie and robberie in a house.
An Indictment for a Murder and felonie committed within the Verge, by one and his seruant, vpon a Serieant at Armes.
An Indictment against one for keeping of a common typling house, that he is a common barrator, and keepeth diuers suspicious persons in his house, both menm and weomen, and vagabonds, drinking and swearing, and v∣sing vnlawfull games: sleeping in the day and watching in the night, And for holding of an hereticall opinion of our Sauiour Christes hu∣manitie.
An Inquisition taken before a Coroner finding that R. H. was rowing in a Boate vpon the riuer of Seuerne, and suddenly fell out of the Boate and so was drowned.
An Indictment of murder of one man taken before the Coroner against one that committed the Murder, and two that were present, maintaining procuring and ayding him in the doing thereof.
An Inquisition taken before the Coroner, finding that W. V. hanged himselfe in a Wood in his girdle.
An Inquisition taken before a Coroner, finding that one was murdred vpon a heath by one vnknowne.
An Indictment before the Coroner, for killing and robbing of one by the high∣way, and flying thereupon, and a Towne Amerced for not apprehending the Felon.
An Inquisition before a Coroner, where it is found that a woman killed her selfe with a knife.
An Indictment of one in London for coosening of Clothiers.
An Indictment against William Hacket, for treason and conspiracie, viz. for practising the depriuation of the Queene, and for traiterous wordes against her, and for defacing of her armes &c. translated into English out of the very Indictment it selfe.
An other Indictment against the said W. Hacket, for practising the deposi∣tion and death of the Queene for stirring sedition in the Realme, for ra∣sing of the Queens Armes, and her picture, and for thrusting an Iron in∣strument into that part of the picture that represented the breast & hart of the Queene: And that he treated with two others for the bringing to passe of their purposes, And for traiterous wordes vttered against the Queene, translated into English out of the very Indictment it selfe.
An Indictment of Recusancie vpon the Statute of 1. and 23. Elizab.
Aplea to the Indictment next before.
The Venire facias for the retourning of a Iurie, to trie the cause betwixt the Queene and the partie Indicted.
An Indictment of Burglarie, and for hanging vp the good man of the house by the thumbs vpon a beame with pothookes, & for binding with coards the good man of the house and his wife, and for taking out of a chest 5. li. in money.
An order to be obserued in the right framing of Indictments.
SYMBOLEOGRAPHY. Of Compromise and Arbitrements.
A Compromise defined.
Compromise deuided.
Compromise generall.
Compromise speciall.
Parts of Iudgements.
Persons in Iudgements.
Persons striuing.
Persons striuing 2.
The Plaintife.
The Defendant.
What persons may compromit, and what not.
Impediments to compromit.
Impediments in mind naturall.
Impediments in mind casuall.
Impediments in bodie.
Dumbnes and deafnes naturall and casuall.
Impediments legall, subiection, ioynt power.
Couerture.
Death ciuill.
Compromise.
Attainder and Outlawrie.
Ioint power.
Arbitrators defined.
The choyse of Arbitrators.
Sufficiency of Arbitrators considered.
A fooles Arbitrement.
A simple magistrates Arbitrement.
Defects of the body in Arbitrators.
Arbitrators indifferent, who?
The Question.
The question double.
The question of the fact.
The question of right.
What is to be considered in each question.
What things are arbitrable, and what not.
Circumstances regarded in submission: First that it be in writing.
Of the power giuen to Arbitrators.
Of time and place.
A Compromise or submission with couenants to performe the same.
Of binding the parties to performe the award.
The condition of an Obligation to performe an awarde.
Of the condition to performe an award of lands.
Whether power to arbitrate may be assigned.
Whether the Compromittors may discharge the Arbitrators or no.
What an Arbitrement is.
Of things regarded in Arbitrement.
An Arbitrement, or award of lands, by which the partie co∣uenanteth to performe it.
An other Arbitrement of debte, where the parties are bound to performe it.
An Arbitrement or award of debt made by an Earle vpon submission by bond.
Of notice of the arbitrement.
The finall cause, and effects of Arbitrements.
An Award made by an Arbitrator touching copyhold land, betweene an Alderman of London, and an other.
An Awarde reciting that either of▪ the parties stand bound to other to per∣forme the award. And that the award is made before the prefixed time in the Obligations, and with the full consent of both the parties.
SYMBOLEOGRAPHY. Of the Chauncerie, Proceedings in the same, and Supplications, Billes, and Aunsweres.
The Chauncerie.
Of strict or precise Law, which is called Ius summum.
Of Equitie.
Of the diuision of Equitie.
Of the efficient cause of Equitie.
Of the material cause of Equitie.
Of the formal cause of Equitie.
Of the final cause of Equitie.
Why Equitie is sometimes compared to a ruler.
How Equitie and Clemencie differ.
Of the difference▪ betweene Equitie, and strict Law.
How the Chauncerie is termed the Court of Conscience.
Of Conscience.
Of Iudgements in Chauncerie.
Of the power ordinarie of the Chauncerie.
Of the power absolute of the Chauncerie.
Of a Subpena.
Cases remediable in Chauncerie.
¶ A view of certeine cases wherein the partie grieued seemeth wron∣ged in Conscience, and yet is remedilesse in Chauncery.
Warrantie collaterall.
Debtagainst one as heire.
Of the ordinarie proceedings in the high Court of Chauncerie.
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The Superscription.
Or thus, pro expensis soluend'.
Or thus.
Of an Attachment.
Of an Attachment with Proclamation.
An Attachment in the Cinque ports.
An Attachment in the Countie palantine of Lancaster.
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Of a Commission of Rebellion.
A Supersedeas of the Commission of Rebellion.
A supersedeas to the Chauncellor of the Countie Pa∣lantine of Lancaster.
A Supersede as to the Chamber lame of the countie Pallantine of Chester.
A Supersede as of an Attachment.
Of an Iniction.
Of Apparance.
Of a Dedimus potestatem or Commission to receiue an aunswere.
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subpart
Of a Supersede as to stay the execution, of a Commission to examine witnesses.
A commission to prooue that one who had made Affidauit, that the defen∣dant was so sicke and impotent that he could not appeare in the Chan∣cerie to answere the plaintifes bill, had therein deposed vntruly.
Of imperfect Answere.
Reioyning and ioyning in Commission, ad examinand' testes.
Of a Commission ad examinand' testes.
A notice whereby Commissioners may giue the parties warning of the time and place of their sitting for the exe∣cution of such Commission.
Of cyting Witnesses.
Subpena ad testificand'.
Subpena and testificand' coram Commiss.
Of the Style of Interrogatories.
Of the style of the Depositions thereupon taken.
The direction of the Commission being executed Illustrissime dominae no∣strae Elizabethae Reginae in Cancellar̄ sua, Of Publication, Hearing▪ and Breuiates, and after that then this, Certific' dexposition̄ testium ex parte A. B. & C. D.
A Commission to the sherife to put and keepe the plaintife in possession accor∣ding to an order there in taken vntilla cause then depending in suit be heard and determined.
A Cerciorare to Commissioners to certifie the depositions taken by Com∣mission.
Of a Commission to examine witnesses in perpetual memory.
Subpena ad testificandum super petitionem.
Aliter ad testificandum ad Assisas super articulos.
Subpena ad ostendendum causam quare euidenc' non deliberentur.
Subpena ad testificandum ad Assisas in London.
Subpena ad testificand' coram Vicecomit' London.
Subpena pro Euidentijs adferendis.
Aliter pro Obligatione deliberand'.
And when a suit hath depended vnprosecuted two yeres, the award a Subpe∣na de Arturnat̄ faciend', in this forme.
Commissio adrecipiendum responsum, & ad examinandum testes quoscun∣que, & ad audiendum & terminandum.
Commissio ad audiendum & terminandum materiam in petitione, & respon∣sione, & ad examinand' testes qoscunque.
Commssio ad examinadum Testes adlocum & diem certum, de valore bonorum & catallorum.
Commissio ad superuidendum & distinguendum Vastum.
A Commission directed to the Lord deputie of Ireland and the Lord Chaun∣celour, with others, for the hearing and determining of a Title of Lande.
¶ What a Bill of Complaint is.
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What an Aunswere is.
What a Replication is.
What a Reioinder is.
What a Surreioinder is.
A Bill of complaint for entring into and making secret estates of Copyhold lands, wasting part therof, & mingling part therof with the lands of o∣thers to disinherite the Plaintife by hauing the Copies therof.
The Answere of H. H. defendant, to the Bill of complaint of H. E. complainant.
The Replication of H. E. Esquier complainant, to the Answere of H. H. defendant.
A Bill to stay suite at the common law vpon an obligation, because the money is satisfied in diuers payments and reckonings.
A Bill for the detaining of a lease for yeares, and taking the profites of the lands leased, and secret taking of a Cow distreined and impounded by the plaintife out of the pound, and charg∣ing him with thee esloyning of the same Cow.
The Answere of the same Bill.
A Bill to be releeued for Obligations made for Simonie.
A Bill for Boording.
A demurrer for double vexation.
A Bill for not surrendring a lease made by the Plaintife to the defen∣dant in trust, to trie a title, and for occupying, and wasting the tenth demsed and for deteining of writings of copyhold lands, contrarie to their agreement.
A Bill by an Administator vpon a promise made vnto the intestate by the defendant, to pay vnto him certaine money in mariage of the dfendants daughter with one of the intestates Sonnes.
The Replication of Io. S. complainant vnto the ioynt and seue∣rall answeres and demurrers of I. M. and P. M. defendants.
A Bill for money lent without specialty and witnesses.
The Answere of the said Bill.
A Bill of deteining bonds and bils paid, praying an Iniuncti∣on to stay suite thereupon.
A Bill to examine witnesses in perpetuam rei memoriam, touching a lease made in trust by the plaintife to the defendants.
A Bill vpon promise safely to deliuer sheepe to the Plaintife by one whose executor the Defendant is, which testator and executor conuerted the said sheepe to their owne vse, with an answere to the said Bill and replication thereunto▪
The answere of R. C. to the Bill next before.
The Replication of W. P. Complainant to the aunswere of R. C. Defendant.
A Bill for a debt vpon a contract without witnesses.
The Answere, and demurrer of the same.
A Bill to be discharged of sundrie bondes made by the Plaintife to diuers by the Defendants meanes vpon promise that they should not preiudice them, laying open diuers cunning and lewde practises to circumuent the Plaintife.
A Bill for practising with the plaintifes wife, to receiue of her the plaintifes goods, and for receipt and detaining thereof.
The Answere to the same.
The Replication to the Answere next before.
A Bill far that the Defendant hath got the Plaintifes bill for payment of money by them into their hands, and thereby meane to defraude him of the same.
A Bill for wrongfull entering into Copyhold lands intailed, detayning of them, and of the writings of the same, for wasting the same, and con∣contriuing secret estates thereof.
A Bill for deteining of an Indenture of lease for yeares.
A Bill for money for bording with one, whose Executor the Plain∣tife is.
A Bill for not entering into bonde to saue a suretie harmelesse accor∣ding to promise.
A Bill for making false Affidauit for apparance.
A Bill to be relieued of an Obligation with condition for that the mo∣ney was paide accordingly.
A Bill for that the Plainiife hath not according to promise, procured an acquittance for rents by him paide to the Defendant by the appoint∣ment of his lessor.
A Bill for that the defendant, for whom the plaintife was suretie to pay certaine money, did neither pay the said money, nor saue the plain∣tife harmlesse.
A Bill for entitling himselfe to the soyle of a common, and for, selling of woods therein growing.
A Bill against the executors ▪or that the Testator did not deliuer speci∣alties paid, whereupon they threaten to sue the Plaintife.
A Bill against executors vpon a priuate promise made by their testator, retayning an Atturney to prosecute and defend suits, for himselfe, and others, alleaging that the executors haue wasted the Testators goods &c.
A Bill for diuers Euidences.
A Bill for not making of an assurance of landes according to a couenant alleaging the Indenture thereof, to be come to the defendants handes, and that some of the defendants were within age at the making of the same Indenture.
A Bill against the heire for entring into lands deuised to the plaintife, praying a Commission to examine witnesses in perpetuam rei me∣moriam.
A Bill for refusing to receiue the Plaintifes rent according to an order, and taking of forfeiture of a bonde made for payment of the rent.
A Bill for payment for cattell sold, without present money, or especialities, by reason of trust reposed in the vendee.
A Reioinder.
A Bill vpon putting one to seruice with promise that the seruant shall serue truely, and that the defendant will satisfie all damages, which shall happen to the Maister by the same seruant, &c.
The ioint and seuerall answeres, of A. S. and M. S. defendants to the bill of complaint of C. T. complainant.
The Replication to the same Answere.
A Bill for entring into and detaining copihold lands sold by the defendant to the plaintifes grandfather, which descended to the plaintife being an infant, the said entrie being made by reason that the copy and court rolle of the said bargaine came to the defendants hands.
A Bill by the husband and wife, as Gardeins to her childe for eui∣dences.
The Answere of the same.
A Bill to be discharged of a Recognisance for the sauing of landes solde harmelesse, for that a lease made thereof by which he seemeth to be dampnified, was either made in trust or by surrender, be∣fore the said bargaine, with an answere, replication, and reioinder to the same bill.
A Bill for the defendant by meanes of enermariage, with the wife and executrix of one, who by casuall meanes got the possession of one deede of demise indented made vnto the plaintife, detaineth the said demise, and by colour thereof doth occupie the tenements demised, and taketh the profits to his owne vse.
A Bill against an Infant for bourding, and apparrell deliuered to him by the plaintife, and for not performing of a lease.
A Bill of debt vppon a contract against the suruiuing partner, or ioynt chapman, and thadministrator of thother.
A Bill vpon a promise to forbeare debt due by Obligation vntil an other day, and yet suing the band.
The Answere of W. P. and W. W. defendants, to the bill of complaint of E. L. complainant.
The Replication of E. L. Esq. Complainant, to the Answere of W. P, and W. W. Defendant.
The Ioint and seuerall Reioinder of W. P. and W. W. defendants to the Re∣plication of E. L. complainant.
A Bill for detaining lands with euidences.
The Answere.
The Replication.
A Bill for debt leuied by extent.
The Answere.
To cause one to shew his Lease, whereby he holdeth &c.
The Answere.
ill for a title of land intailed.
The Answere of I. W. to the bill of complaint of R. K. husbandman.
A Supplication in the Chauncerie vpon deceipt by a Partner.
A bill of Complaint for recouering of Euidences made by com∣pulsion by a man in prison, without consideration.
A bill of a title of Copyhold lands, praying an Iniunction.
A bill of complaint for Debt without especialtie.
The answere of the same Bill for xvii. poundlent without specialtie.
A bill of Complaint vpon certaine griefes, requiring a writ of Certiorari.
A Bill where a Iurie hath passed in a matter wrongfully praying a Cerciorari.
A bill contayning that the plaintife taking vp of a Mercer vpon his credit Silks and Veluets, put his hand to the debt booke of the parcels of the said Silks and Veluets, witnessing his debt for the same: and afterwards the plaintife for the better securitie of his saiddebt made him a bill of his hand for the same debt: and that the plaintife afterwards at the desire of the Mercer procured his eldest brother to become bound to the saide Mercer for the payment of the plaintifes saide debt vpon the Mercers promise to take no aduantage thereof vntill after the death of the plaintifes father. Afterwards the Mercer dyeth intestate, and the administration of his gods is committed to R. A. by a practise of the Mercers creditors. The administrator bringeth an accion of debt a∣gainst the saidplaintife vpon his said bill of debt: and also threatneth to sue the plaintife and his brother vpon the said booke of parcels, and the bond: and then sheweth that he tendred the debt to the Admini∣strator, who refused the same, and so prayeth proces.
A bill contayning that a Widow seazed in fee of three messes &c. thereof enfeoffed diuers persons in fee for the performance of her last will and testament, and by the same she deuised the said measses &c. to her sonne in taile generall with diuers remainders ouer and dyed, That the deui∣see dyed, hauing issue the plaintife. That the feoffment and will is come to the defendants hands. That by cullour thereof he hath entred and expulsed the plaintife, and hath made diuers secret estates to diuers vnknowne persons to defraude the plaintife of his apt remedie by the common lawe, and so prayeth proces against the defendant.
A bill against two for the deliuerie of hereloomes or principalls to the plaintife being sonne and heire, according to the custome of the Countie Pallantine of Chester.
A bill (by a noble man) containing that the plaintife tooke vp vpon his credit Veluets and Silks of the defendant at a deere rate, and gaue his owne bond with suerties for the payment of the same: and that after∣wards he tooke vpon his credit of him more Veluets and Silks as the like deere rate, and being within age knowledged a statute staple to the de∣fendant for all his whole debt, vpon his promise to deliuer to the plain∣tife his obligation which he had made for his first debt to be cancelled, the plaintife allowing interest to the defendant for the forbearance, not∣withstanding the deere prices and rate he bought the stuffe at for which the said debt grew, and then sheweth that he paid not his debt at the day contained in the statute staple, and that the defendant threatneth not only to sue the said bond, but also to sue execution of the said statute a∣gainst him, and prayeth deliuerie or release of his obligation and proces against the defendant to answere the bill.
The Aunswere of I. L. defendant to the Bill of complaint of Ed. Lo. D. complaynant.
A Bill exhibited against a noble man, & against diuers tenants & farmers, and officers of diuers mannors, contayning, that the noble man for his debt due to the plaintif became boūd in a statute staple of 1200 li. and for that the debt was not paid at the day it was due, the plaintife extended diuers manors & lands which the noble man had, and was seased of at the time he knowledged the said statute, and had sould the same before the time of the extent to diuers persons, and vpon a Liberate to the Sherife, had the same mannors & lāds deliuered vnto him to hold in extent till his debt were sa∣tisfied: Afterwards vpon the noble mans suit to the Lord Chaunce llor, and vpō the Lord Chauncellors request to the plaintife he was contented to for∣beare the taking of the profits of the lands extended, & to referre the hea∣ring & ending of the matter touching his debt to two thereunto appointed by the Lord Chauncellor, who heard and ended the matter, the which end afterwards the noble man refused to performe, whereupon the plaint if went about to take the benefit of his extent, & to keepe Courts, and vnderstand what lands, and how the tenants held, and what rents & seruices they paid for the same, but could not performe his purpose therein, for the tenants & the noble man had the Courtrowles in their keeping, and the leasses, ren∣tals, &c. and would not let him see the same, and that the noble man refu∣sed to suffer the plaintife to enter into the manors & lands extended, or to keepe any Courts, and would not suffer the tenāts to pay the plaintife any of the rents or seruices due for the same manors, or to declare vnto him what the same rents and seruices were. And then the plaintife prayeth that the tenants, occupiers, and farmors of the said manors may vpon their oathes bring forth their leasses, & declare what lands they hold, and what rents & seruices euery of them pay. And that all the defendants may shewe to the plaintife the Courtroles, rentals, books o suruay, field books & terrars in their custodie, and so prayeth proces against all the defendants.
The ioint and seuerall aunsweres of T. M. H. B. &c. Defendants, to the bill of complaint of I. L. Complaynant.
A Bill into the Chauncery for detayning of euidences entering into a mea∣dowe and a pasture and making to themselues diuers estates.
The Aunswere of one of the defendants to the Bill next before, who plea∣deth that the plaintifes father sould the landes in the Bill mentioned to T. H. who sould the same to the defendants husband, who conueyed the same to the defendant for her life: And sheweth, that at the time of the saide purchase, and after the premisses were in diuers Feoffes in vse, and sheweth afterwards the making of the Statute of 27. Hen. 8. for transferring of vses into possession.
The Replication of the complaynant to the Aunswere of one of the defen∣dants (whose Aunswere is not here) wherein he confesseth the sale of the said lands by his father, as before in the Aunswere of one other of the defendants is alleaged, but saith it was made vpon condicion of re∣demption, the which condicion the vnder perfourmed &c.
A Bill into the Chauncery for a Commission vpon the Statute of 13. Eliz. Cap. 7. entituled, An Act touching orders for Bankrupts, and all the whole procee∣dings therein.
The Commission vpon the Statute of 13. Eliz. Cap. 7. made against Bankerupts, and graunted to the Cre∣ditors vpon the Bill next before.
A precept from the sayde Commissioners to the Officers, to make pro∣clamation according to the saide Statute against Bankrupts: that the said Bankrupt before a day certaine come in and yeeld his bodie to the Commissioners, or to one of them.
To the Bayliffes and head Officers of the Burrough of Southwarke.
The Proclamation.
An Indenture vpon the saide Commission and Statute of Bankcrupts be∣twixt the Commissioners of the one partie, and the Creditors of the o∣ther partie, whereby the Commissioners after view, search, and praise∣ment made, sell certaine of the goods of the debtors vnto the creditors in part of satisfaction of their debts, with a Schedule annexed vnto the said Indenture which is likewise indented, wherein are contayned the perticulers of the goods with their seuerall prices, as they be prized by the Commissioners to the one part of which Indentures is put to the hands and seales of the said Commissioners, and to the other of the said Indentures the hands and seales of the creditors.
The intituling of the Schedule mentioned in the Indēture next before writ∣ten, and annexed to the same Indenture.
A Bill into the Chauncery against one by a prisoner in the Fleete, to compell the defendant to proceede in an agreament made betwixt the plaintife and the defendant for his enlargement, by the order of the Lord Chaun∣celor then dead.
A Bill into the Chauncerie by the Husband and Wife, for and on the be∣halfe of diuers to compell executors to pay legacies, wherein is shewed, that they to whom the legacies be giuen haue no remedie by the ecclesi∣asticall lawe to compell the then executors to pay the said legacies.
A bill contayning that a lease of a rectorie, and the buildings, gleebe lands, and tythes was made by the Deane and Chapter of a Colledge in Ox∣ford to the plaintifes father for terme of yeares reseruing a rent: And that the same by force of the said lease was long possessed. That the said lease came to the plaintife by meane conueyance, and that continuing the tearme, the defendant suggesting to the said Deane and Chapter that the said Rectory and tythes were occupied by the plaintife without lease, or title, hauing a purpose to conceale and defraude the said Col∣ledge of the said Rectorie and tythes, became a suitor to the now Deane and Chapter to haue a Lease of the saide Rectorie and tythes for 21. yeares, and thereupon obtained a lease thereof for 21. yeares, yeelding for it the accustomed rent, with an augmentation of rent corne. That the defendant hauing obteyned a lease of the saide rectorie and tythes for 21. yeares, sued the plaintife for the same in the Excheker at West∣minster in a quo minus, and that he did interrupt the plaintifes posses∣sion: And then the plaintife prayeth an iniunction for stay of the saide suite, and for the establishing of his possession and proces against the de∣fendant and the Deane and Chapter to aunswere the bill.
The Aunswere of I. D. Esquier one of the defendants, to the vntrue bill of complaynt of T. B. Esquier complaynant.
The ioint and seuerall Aunsweres of W. I. Doctor of Diuinitie, Deane of the cathedrall Church of Christ in Oxford, of King Henry the 8. foundation, R. P. A. W. T. T. &c. Prebendaries of the cathedrall Church defendants to the Bill of complaynt of T. B. Esquier com∣playnant.
The Replication of T. B. Esquier complaynant, to the Aunswere of I. D. Esquier one of the defendants.
The Replication of T. B. Esquier complaynant to the ioint and seuerall aunsweres of W. I. Doctor of Diuinitie, Deane of the cathedrall church of Christ in Oxford of King Henry the eights foundation, R. P. A. W. T. T. &c. Prebendaries of the said cathedrall Church defendants.
The Reioinder of I. D. Esquier to the Bill of complaint of T. B. Esquier complaynant.
The reioinder of W. I. Doctor of Diuinitie Deane of the cathedrall Church of Christ in Oxford of King Henry the 8. foundation, R. P. A. W. T. T. to the replication of T. B. Esquier complainant.
A bill by one tenant in common of a mannor in the North parts, to haue a commission to examine witnesses which be aged and impotent, that their testimonies may remayne of record in perpetuam rei memoriam, for proofe of the plaintifes title to the said mannor, for that the Lord Presi∣dent and Counsell of the North parts haue not power to graunt any such commission.
A bill of Complaint for detayning of the plaintifes Euidences, for entring into Mannors and Lands, and contriuing of secret estates.
The Aunswere of the defendant to the said Bill, wherein is confessed the ha∣uing of diuers euidences concerning the lands mentioned in the said Bill, and that he is readie to deliuer them to whom the Court shall order them to belong: And for that the plaintifes father is yet liuing, the defen∣dant prayeth that he may be called into the Court to shew what title he hath to the said euidences, and disclaymeth to haue any interest in any of the mannors &c. mentioned in the Bill, but an Interest he may be en∣tituled to haue by reason of a Statute merchant he hath which was ac∣knowledged by the complaynants father.
A bill of complaint by I. W. and the Lady lane his Wife, daughter and heire of the Lady Iane deceased against the husband and his wife, for entring into a house, and lands, and keeping of the possession thereof, for detay∣ning of Euidences, and contriuing of secret estates in the premisses.
A bill by the leassee for yeares of the Scite of a Manor &c. contayning the detayning of the plaintifes lease of the premisses, the breaking of the seales thereof, and that the defendandts by a practise amongst them, to the intent to impouerish the plaintife, and vniustlie to get from him the premisses, haue brought an Assise in the towne of Salop against him for the same, in which suit there is a partial Iurie returned by the Bayliffes of the said towne. And one other suit comenced against him for part of the premisses by one of the defendāts before the Counsell in the marches of Wales, and therefore prayeth an Iniunction for stay of the said suits: and also a Subpena against the defendants to appeare and aunswere the bill.
A bill contayning that one being seazedin fee of an Inne in London, leased the same to one for yeares reseruing a rent, the which lease came by di∣uers meane conueyances to the plaintife, with couenaunt to make fur∣ther assurances: and then they shewe that the originall Lease and the meane conueyances, with a deede of guift, are come to the hands of the defendants, by cullor whereof they haue entred into the possession of the Inne, and thereof haue dispossessed the plaintifes, and that they refuse to deliuer the lease, meane conueyances, and deede of guift, or to make any further conueyances to the plaintifes of the said Inne according to the said couenant, whereupon the plaintifes pray a Subpena, with a duces tecum against the defendants.
The ioint and seuerall aunsweres of R. W. and Bersaba his wife defendants to the bill of complaint of I. L. and N. M. complaynants.
A bill containing that the plaintife is seazed in fee of the mannor of O. and that one of the defendants is also seased of the mannor of C. in fee holden of the plaintifes manor by homage, fealtie, escuage, and rent, and that the same defendant hath assured parcell of his said mannor to the other of the said defendants in fee, and that the same is holden of his said mannor by the same seruices and part of the rent: and that diuers Euidences &c. are come to the hands of the defendants, and that the defendants intend to dis∣herit the plaintife of the rent and seruices, and that they refuse to pay the plaintife the rent, or to do him the seruices, and so prayeth a Subpena a∣gainst the two defendants.
An Answere to the bill next before. The Aunswere of H. S. Esquier to the bill of complaynt of Sir T. H. Knight.
A Replication to the Answere next before. The Replication of Sir T. H. Knight, to the Aunswere of H. S. Esquier.
A bill containing that the plaintife by bargaine and sale, by feoffement and fine bought one mese &c. in fee, and that diuers euidences concerning the premisses are casually come to the plaintifes hands, and that by cul∣lour thereof the plaintife hath entred into parcell of the premisses and expulsed the plaintife from the possession thereof, and wrongfully kee∣peth the same.
The Aunswere of Sir T. H. Knight to the Bill of complaint of H. S.
The Replication of H. S. to the Aunswere of Sir T. H. Knight.
A Supplication exhibited by a Scot to the priuie Counsell (his suit being commended to the Queene by letters from the King of Scots) robbed by Pirats vpon the Sea, who desireth a Commission to examine witnes∣ses to prooue the Piraci.
A Supplication by two maymed souldiers, to haue the Counsels licence to begge, or to haue some maintenance allowed them for the present stay and reliefe, vntill two Almes roumes which the Queene gaue in re∣uercion do become voide.
A Supplication by a Merchant straunger, who hauing beene before called into question for cosening of one in a barter of Pearle for Cloth, who de∣sireth the same may be examined and ended by Aldermen of London, and other assistants of skill and iudgement: And that if they cannot a∣gree, then the Lord Maior of London to be vmpier betwixt them, or else that the same may receiue a triall in any Court of Iustice within the realme, and that in the meane time his libertie may not be impeached.
A Supplication by an Inkeeper imprisoned for treason vpon counterfaite letters from the priuie Counsell, who being thereof afterwards discharged by letters from the Counsell, had seuerall accions of det laid vpon him be∣fore his inlargement. And afterwards was from thence remoued to the Fleete, and there remayning for his det, prayeth that he may complaine of abuses offered to him, and to detect others of offences and misdemeanours by them committed. And also to write letters to the Commissioners for prisoners for det in the Fleete, to compound all causes betwixt him and his creditors.
A Supplication containing that vpon a former supplication the Counsels let∣ters were directed to a knight and others of the cuntrey where both the par∣ties dwelled to heare and end a cause being a matter of account, whereupon the knight and the others first wrote their letters to the parties and they not comming before them, vpon their letters they did thereupon by vertue of the Counsels said letters send their precept vnto them commaunding them to appeare before them for ending of the said cause, who refused to come be∣fore thē, the which his contempt was by the said knight &c. certified to the Counsell against them. And now the petitioner prayeth the Counsels war∣rant to bring the parties before the said knight &c. for the ending of the said cause, and if the said parties wilfully refuse to stand to and obey their order, then to commit them to the Gaole, there to remayne vntill they will be contented to obay and performe the same.
A Supplication by one for himselfe and for eight other prisoners endicted of murder in Wales (wrongfullie as they pretend) contayning a former Supplication, whereupon the Counsell ordered that they shoulde re∣ceiue their tryals vpon the sayd Indictmens of life and death in the Countie of Salop, and not in the Countie of M. where they were indicted, praying that they might be bayled, for that he was a freeholder of good woorth, and able to put in good suertie, that the Counsell would be pleased to giue order by their letters to the Lo. President and Counsell in the mar∣ches of Wales for the bayling of them.
A Supplication to haue the Counsels letters to two Bayliffes of a Towne, to take vpon them the hearing of a controuersie of an Account, or else to appoint other two to do the same, and that they two to appoint an vm∣pier to end the matter. And if the said vmpier cannot end it, then to certifie the Counsell of the state of the matter, and their opinions there∣of, and in whom they conceiue the fault to be.
A Supplication of H. K. and E. M. beeing prisoners in the Fleete for misdemeanors sentensed in the Star chamber to be enlarged of their imprisonment.
A Supplication of a prisoner in the Fleete for misdemeanours censured in the Star chamber to be enlarged of his imprisonment, and to haue the benefit of a generall pardon, and to be discharged of one of his fines im∣posed vpon him.
A Supplication of a prisoner in the Fleete for a misdemeanour censured in the Starre chamber to haue the benefite of a generall pardon, and to be discharged of his imprisonment and fine, and that in respect of his very poore estate his prison charges may be paid and discharged by one A. B. by whose meanes the Suppliant was drawen into the action.
The end of Bils and Answeres &c.
The maner of proceeding vpon a speciall Certiorari.
A Corpus cum causa to remoue a Prisoner.
Of a writ of Diem clausit extremum.
And if the Queenes warde, Thus:
But if the Queenes Idiot die, the writ must be such.
Datur nobis intelligi.
Or thus.
Of a Mandamus.
Of Commissions after the death of the Queenes tenant.
Quae plura.
Melius inquirendum.
Another Melius inquirend' post inquisitionem imperfectam.
A Writ de aetate probanda.
Another forme of the writ De Aetate probanda.
Commission pro aetate probanda.
A Venire facias to the Shirife vpon the same Commission.
Of Homage done or respited.
Diem claufit extremum post mortem felonis.
The Table to the Second parte of SYMBOLEOGRAPHY the new addicions hauing this marke ✿ set before them.