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Author: Lambarde, William, 1536-1601.
Title: The duty and office of high-constables of hundreds, petty-constables, tythingmen, and such inferior ministers of the peace with the several duties and offices of churchwardens, overseers, and collectors for the poor, of surveyors for amending the higheways, and distributors of the provision for the destruction of noysom fowl and vermin / first collected by William Lambard, in the reign of Q. Elizabeth ; and now enlarged with many useful additions according to the succeeding statutes by R. Turner ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The duty and office of high-constables of hundreds, petty-constables, tythingmen, and such inferior ministers of the peace with the several duties and offices of churchwardens, overseers, and collectors for the poor, of surveyors for amending the higheways, and distributors of the provision for the destruction of noysom fowl and vermin / first collected by William Lambard, in the reign of Q. Elizabeth ; and now enlarged with many useful additions according to the succeeding statutes by R. Turner ...
Lambarde, William, 1536-1601., Turner, R.

London: Printed by Joh. Streater, Hen. Twyford, and Eliz. Flesher, the assigns of R. Atkins and E. Atkins ..., 1671.
Notes:
"Cum gratia & privilegio Regiæ Majestatis."
Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois Library.
Subject terms:
Constables -- England.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A48475.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the READERS.
THE TABLE
THE DUTY OF CONSTABLES, &c.
CHAP. I. Of the Original, Office, and Jurisdiction of High-Constables, Petty-Constables, Headboroughs, Borsholders, and Tythingmen.
CHAP. II. The duty of Constables and Headbe∣roughs, &c. in Executing of War∣rants directed to them from the Ju∣stices of the peace, &c.
CHAP. III. Articles which the High-Constables are to return unto the Justices at their Sessions or monthly meetings of their Divisions, and to cause their Petty-Constables, Headboroughs, and Ty∣thingmen in their several Liberties to make Return thereof unto them.
CHAP. IV. The duty of Constables, &c. touching Watching, Warding, Rogues, Vaga∣bonds, Hue and Cry, carrying Pri∣soners to the Gaol, Servants and La∣bourers.
CHAP. V. The duty of Constables, &c. about Affrayes, Riots, Routs, Armes, Mi∣litia, Escapes, Forcible entries, the Peace, Hedge breakers, Setting∣dogs.
CHAP. VII. The Constables office touching Clothiers, Maultslers, Alehouses, Drunkenness, Weights and Measures, Purvey∣ances, High-ways.
CHAP. VIII. The Constables office about Forein Bone∣laces, &c. Chimney-money, Cu∣stoms, Excise, Fish.
CHAP. IX. Concerning disturbing of Ministers, Swearing, Recusants, Conventicles.
CHAP. X. The Churchwardens Office.
The summ of the Articles usually given to the Churchwardens to make their Present∣ments upon are these, viz.
CHAP. XI. The Office of the Overseers of the Poor.
CHAP. XII. The office of the Surveyors of High∣wayes and Bridges.
CHAP. XIII. The Office of the Distributors of the Pro∣vision for the destruction of noysom Fowl and Vermin.
The Reward of those who destroy the said noysom Fowl and Vermin, viz.