|Author:||Thorpe, Francis, 1595-1665.|
|Title:||Sergeant Thorpe judge of assize for the northern circuit, his charge,: as it was delivered to the grand-jury at York assizes the twentieth of March, 1648. and taken in shortwriting. Clearly epitomizing the statutes belonging to this nation, which concerns (and, as a golden rule, ought to regulate) the severall estates and conditions of men. And (being duely observed) do really promote the peace and plenty of this Commonwealth.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at firstname.lastname@example.org for further further information or permissions.
Sergeant Thorpe judge of assize for the northern circuit, his charge,: as it was delivered to the grand-jury at York assizes the twentieth of March, 1648. and taken in shortwriting. Clearly epitomizing the statutes belonging to this nation, which concerns (and, as a golden rule, ought to regulate) the severall estates and conditions of men. And (being duely observed) do really promote the peace and plenty of this Commonwealth.
Thorpe, Francis, 1595-1665.
Printed at York: by Tho: Broad, 1649.
Law -- Great Britain
Law -- Philosophy
Justice, Administration of -- Great Britain
Serjeant Thorp, Judge of the Assise for the Northern Circuit, his Charge, as it was delivered at York Assises 20 March, 1648. and taken in Short-Hand.
High-Treasons are these.
Pettie-Treasons are these.
Misprision of Treason are these.
Fellonies against the person of another are those.
Felonies against the Possession are these.
Misprision of Felony is this.
Trespasses and Offences against the peace Finable are these.
Next comes the Offences against Publike Iustice, which are also to be found out by us; and these are either against Iustice in the generall, or are Offences by Officers trusted in particular Administrations, or by Artificers, and Labourers, and Masters and servants.
Offences against Justice in generall.
Touching publike Officers trusted in the administration of Justice, and failing in their duty.
First the Sheriffe.
Touching the Turne
Touching the Countie Court.
As a Minister of Justice.
Touching the Constable. This is an Officer of Iustice, and an Officer of Peace, and is of great Trust and good use, if he perform his Duty, and there∣fore by the way let me say, that care must be taken by the Ju∣stices of Peace, and Stewards in Leetes, that able and honest persons, and fit for the service be put into this imployment.
Cleark of the Market.
Cleark of the Peace.
Searchers and Sealers of Leather.
Overseers of the Poor.
Overseers of High-Wayes.
Touching Artificers, Labourers, Masters and Servants.
Braziers and Pewterers.
Cordwayners, viz. Tanner, Currier, Shoomaker and Butcher dealing with the Hide.
Touching the Plentie of the Countrey, and the disorders by Victuallers
Lastly, Common Nusances are to be enquired after.