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Author: Sheppard, William, d. 1675?
Title: A new survey of the justice of peace his office·: Wherein is briefly, yet clearly opened the severall parts thereof: and what one, or more justices of peace may do therein, in, or out of the sessions of the peace, by all the laws made to this day; and now in force. With the names, or times, of the statutes, acts, and ordinances themselves, relating to this office. Alphabetically set down under apt titles. / By W.S. Serjeant at Law.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A new survey of the justice of peace his office·: Wherein is briefly, yet clearly opened the severall parts thereof: and what one, or more justices of peace may do therein, in, or out of the sessions of the peace, by all the laws made to this day; and now in force. With the names, or times, of the statutes, acts, and ordinances themselves, relating to this office. Alphabetically set down under apt titles. / By W.S. Serjeant at Law.
Sheppard, William, d. 1675?

London: Printed by J.S. and are to be sold in Fleet-street, the Temple, and Holborn, 1659.
Subject terms:
Justices of the peace -- England
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A93108.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the READER.
text
CHAP. I. Of some things necessary to be known for the better under∣standing of this Work.
CHAP. II. Of the Power of Iustices of the Peace in the general.
CHAP. III. Of the Power of one or more Iustices of the Peace out of the Sessions.
SECT. 1. About Armour; and Armed Men.
SECT. 2. About Baile or Bailment.
SECT. 3. About Bargain and Sale.
SECT. 4. About binding to the good Behaviour.
SECT. 5. About Binding over.
SECT. 6. About Blasphemie and Heresie.
SECT. 7. About challenges and Duells.
SECT. 8. About Cheaters, or confiners.
SECT. 9. Of a Church, Church-Wardens, Isle, &c.
SECT. 10. About Cloath and Clothiers.
SECT. 11. About Constables.
SECT. 12. Of the correction-House or Bide-well.
SECT. 13. About crows.
SECT. 14. About the Excise.
SECT. 15. About Fasting, and Feast-dayes.
SECT. 16. About Felons and Felonies.
SECT. 17. About Fish, and Fishers.
SECT. 18. About a Forcible Entry.
SECT. 19. About Free-Quarter.
SECT. 20. About Goals or Prisons, and Prisoners.
SECT. 21. About Habeas-Corpus, Certiorario Supersedeas, Writ of Errour.
SECT. 22. About High-wayes and Bridges.
SECT. 23. About Horses
SECT. 24. About Hue-and Cry.
SECT. 25. Of Hunters, Hawkers, Fowlers, and Hunting, Hawking, Fowling.
SECT. 26. About Imprisonment, Arrest, and Commitment
SECT. 27. About Incontinency.
SECT. 28. About Innes, Ale-houses, Taverns, Victualling-houses; And Inne-keepers, Ale-house-keepers, &c.
SECT. 29. About a Libeller or Slanderer; and Libell, &c.
SECT. 30. About Licenses.
SECT. 31. About the Lords Day.
SECT. 32. About Mault.
SECT. 33. About Masters, Servants, and Apprentices.
SECT. 34. About Ministers or Preachers.
SECT. 35. About a Mittimus.
SECT. 36. About Night-walkers.
SECT. 37. About Oaths.
SECT. 38. About Officers, and Offices.
SECT. 39. About the Peace, and Surety of the Peace.
SECT. 40. About Playes, and Games.
SECT. 41. About the Plague.
SECT. 42. About the poor.
SECT. 43. About Rates and Assessements.
SECT. 40. About the Posse-Comitatus.
SECT. 44. About Recognisances.
SECT. 45. About Recusants.
SECT. 46. About a Riot, Rout, and unlawfull Assembly.
SECT. 47. About a Robbery.
SECT. 48. About Rogues, Vagabonds, and Idle persons.
SECT. 49. About Sewers.
SECT. 50. About Sheriffs.
SECT. 51. About a Supplicavit.
SECT. 52. About Superstitious Reliques.
SECT. 53. About Swearing and Cursing.
SECT. 54. About a Testimonial, or Certificat.
SECT. 55. About Tythes.
SECT. 56. About Titles of Honour Assumed.
SECT. 57. About Transportation.
SECT. 58. About a Trespasse in Orchards, Woods, &c.
SECT. 59. About warrants made by the Justices.
SECT. 60. About Watch and Ward.
SECT. 61. About Weights and Measures.
SECT. 62. About a Wood.
CHAP. IV. Of the Power of the Iustices of the Peace, in the Sessions of the Peace.
CHAP. V. Of the things they may do out of a Sessions indifferently.
CHAP. VI. Of the Things the Iustices of Peace have no Connsance.
CHAP. VII. Of the Order of the proceeding by the Iustices of the Peace, in the punish∣ment of offenders within and without the Sessions of the Peace.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. VI. Certain Questions, and Answers for the opening of some of the Statutes, Acts, and Ordinances touching the Office of the Iustice of the Peace.
The Table.