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By the Lord Verulam Viscount of S. Albons, &c.
Moore Esquire. 1635.
CONTENTS OF THIS ENSUING TREATISE.
Page What the Use of the Law principally consisteth in ...... 207 Surety to keep the peace ..
207 Action of the case, for slander, battery, &c..
207 Appeal of murder given to the next of kin
207 Manslaughter, and when a forfeiture of goods, and when not 208 Felo de se, felony by mischance, deodand ..... .. 208 Cutting out of tongues, and putting out of eyes, made felony...
208 The office of the constable
208 Two high constables for every hundred, and one petty constable for every village ....
209 The King's Bench first instituted, and in what matters they anciently had jurisdiction
209 The court of Marshalsea erected, and its jurisdiction within
twelve miles of the chief tunnel of the king, which is
209 Sheriff's Tourn instituted upon the division of England into
counties: the charge of this court was committed to the
210 Subdivision of the county courts into hundreds .......... 210 The charge of the county taken from the earls, and com
mitted yearly to such persons as it pleased the king .. 210 The sheriff is judge of all hundred courts not given away from the crown
210 County courts kept monthly by the sheriff
210 The office of the sheriff
211 Hundred courts, to whom first granted