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Author: Jenkins, David, 1582-1663.
Title: Pacis consultum:: a directory to the publick peace: briefly describing, the antiquity, extent, practice and jurisdiction of several countrey-corporation-courts; especially, the court leet. An exact and perfect method to keep a court of survey for the setting forth and bounding of the mannors, lands, and tenements; with the articles to be therein given in charge: a work most useful: of which subject, never was any thing printed before. An abstract of the penal statutes, useful for all men to know. Also some difficult questions in law, proposed unto, and resolved / by Judge Jenkings.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Pacis consultum:: a directory to the publick peace: briefly describing, the antiquity, extent, practice and jurisdiction of several countrey-corporation-courts; especially, the court leet. An exact and perfect method to keep a court of survey for the setting forth and bounding of the mannors, lands, and tenements; with the articles to be therein given in charge: a work most useful: of which subject, never was any thing printed before. An abstract of the penal statutes, useful for all men to know. Also some difficult questions in law, proposed unto, and resolved / by Judge Jenkings.
Jenkins, David, 1582-1663.

Printed at London: by J.C. for H. Fletcher, at the three gilt-cups, neer the west-end of Pauls, 1657.
Subject terms:
Courts baron and courts leet
Law -- England
County courts -- England
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A87531.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the READER.
Courteous Reader, These books following are printed for, and sold by Henry Fletcher, at the three Gilt-Cups in St. Pauls Church-yard neer the West-End.
The Antiquity, Extent, and Power OF Court-Leets; And the form of keeping them.
The Summons for a Court-Leet.
The Entry of a Court-Leet, together with a Court-Baron.
The form of the Oath to the Fore man of an Inquest at a Court-Leet.
Certain Questions and Cases in LAW, Resolved.
The Resolution of the fore∣going Questions.
Cases resolved touch∣ing Wills.
What persons are by the Law to make a Will or Testament, and who not.
What is a good Will, and what not; and what shall be a Revocation, and what not.
What things are deviseable or may be devised.
What words shall make Fee-simple lands, and what not.
Who have a sole estate in fee-simple, that they may devise it, and who not.
What persons are Coparceners or Tenants in common in Fee-simple: and who may devise their parts, and who not.
What devises of reversions or remainders of Rent be good, and what not.
What shall be said a purchase of Lands by the husband for the Joynture of the wife, and what not.
What is a ioynture assured before marri∣age, and what a joynture af∣ter marriage.
Some Cases resolved touch∣ing forceable Entries, by the Statute of 8 H. 6. c. 9.
What is a forceable entry, and what is a forceable detaining, and what not.
Who are bound to ge with the Justices at their command to remove a force; what is their penalty in case they re∣fuse to go; and of what force is the Iustices record.
An Abstract of several penal Sta∣tutes made and enacted for the good of the Subjects, but are e∣very day shamefully broken: therefore I have, according to promise inserted the several pe∣nalties by them enjoyned accor∣ding to the nature of the offence, to terrifie Offendors for fear of the punishment, (though they have so many partakers, that it will not restrain them) and to excite others effectually to prosecute them for the love of Virtue.
Of Gaming-houses, and Players at Games.
Perjury.
Forestallers, Regradors and In∣grossers,
Wine without License.
Of importing Silk or Ribbands, &c.
Wood.
Ʋpholsters.
Brokers, Ʋsurers and Extortioners: