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English liberties, or, The free-born subject's inheritance ..

English liberties, or, The free-born subject's inheritance: containing, I., Magna Carta, the petition of right, the habeas corpus act, & c with comments upon each of them … of justices of the peace, their oath, office, and power … the coroner and constable's duty … and lastly, the churchwarden, overseer, and scavenger's duty ..

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Restoration, 1660-1689

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Henry Care
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Printed and sold by Benj. Harris, at the Golden Boar's Head in Grace Church-Street, 1700
  • Publication Type (Medium): Handbooks and manuals, Handbooks, Reference books, Insertions (Provenance), Booksellers' advertisements, Early works to 1800, Handbooks, manuals, etc. Early works to 1800
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Free-born subject's inheritance
    Magna Carta.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/english-liberties-or-the-free-born-subject-s-inheritance/ (Stable identifier)

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[12], 257, [7] p. ; 16 cm (12mo)

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  • Responsable Person: first compiled by Henry Care ; and now inlarged with new and useful additions, by a wellwisher to his country ; dedicated to the Honourable House of Commons.
  • Publication Date: 1700
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 1700
  • Last edition Date: 1700
  • General Notes: Originally published in 1680?
    Epistle dedicatory signed B. Harris.
    “Books printed and sold by B. Harris, at the Golden Boars Head in Grace Church-Street”–Pages 257-[264].
    Signatures: A⁶ B-M¹² (M12 verso blank).
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3959
  • OCLC: 81802150

Main Contents

(from title page) Containing, I. Magna Carta, the Petition of Right, the Habeas Corpus Act, &c. With comments upon each of them. The proceedings in appeals of murder; the work and power of parliaments, the qualifications necessary for such as should be chosen to that great trust. The advantage Englishmen enjoy by trials by juries. That they are judges of law as well as fact; and are not fineable, nor to be punish'd, for going contrary to the judges directions
II. Of Justices of the Peace; their oath, office, and power, in many respects; with several law cases alphabetically digested for ease and brevity, and warrants proper thereto, placed exact after each particular case, concluding with a short discourse of the succession of the crown, sitting of parliaments, and trails of treason, as also directions for drovers, badgers, butchers, toll-keepers, and clerks of the market, &c.
III. The coroner and constable's duty, relating to dead bodies, murder, man-slaughter, and felo-de-se; arrests, escapes, and conservation of the peace. And lastly, the church-warden, overseer, and scavenger's duty at large, in the most necessary particulars.

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