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Unformatted text preview: d sensible admonitions of their dependance on the king or supreme magistrate: They formed a kind of community with their fellow barons and freeholders: They were often drawn from their individual and independant state, peculiar to the feudal system; and were made members of a political body: And perhaps, this institution of county-courts in England has had greater effects on the government than has yet been distinctly pointed out by historians or traced by antiquaries. The barons were never able to free themselves from this attendance on the sheriffs and itinerant justices till the reign of Henry III. [s]Brady Pref. p. 143. [t]Madox Hist. of Exch. p. 103. [u]Bracton, lib. 3. cap. 9. § I. cap. 10. § I. [w]Spelm. Gloss. in verbo justiciarii. [x]Madox Hist. Exch. p. 27, 29, 33, 38, 41, 54. The Normans introduced the practice of sealing charters; and the chancellor’s office was to keep the Great Seal. Ingulph. Dudg. p. 33, 34. [y]Madox Hist. of the Exch. p. 134, 135. Gerv. Dorob. p. 1387. [z]Madox Hist. of the Exch. p. 56, 70. [a]Dial. de Scac. p. 30. apud Madox Hist. of the Exchequer. [b]Malmes. lib. 4. p. 123. [c]Dugd. Orig. Jurid. p. 25. [d]Madox Hist. of the Exch. p. 65. Glanv. lib. 12. cap. 1. 7. LL. Hen. I. § 31. apud Wilkins, p. 248. Fitz Stephens, p. 36. Coke’s Comment. on the Statute of Mulbridge, cap. 20. PLL v5 (generated January 22, 2010) 384 http://oll.libertyfund.org/title/695 Online Library of Liberty: The History of England, vol. 1 [e]Madox Hist. of the Exch. p. 83, 84, 100. Gerv. Dorob. p. 1410. What made the Anglo-Norman barons more readily submit to appeals from their court to the King’s court of Exchequer, was, their being accustomed to like appeals in Normandy to the ducal court of Exchequer. See Gilbert’s History of the Exchequer, p. 1, 2.; though the author thinks it doubtful, whether the Norman court was not rather copied from the English, p. 6. [f]Fleta, lib. 1. cap. 8. § 17. lib. 3. cap. 6. § 3. Bracton, lib. 2. cap. 5. [g]LL. Will. I. cap. 61. [h]Madox, p. 530. [i]Ibid. p. 529. This author says a fifteenth. But it is not easy to reconcile this account to other authorities. [k]Madox, p. 529. [l]Madox’s Hist. of the Exch. p. 275, 276, 277, &c. [m]LL. Will. Conq. § 55. [n]Gervase de Tilbury, p. 25. [o]Madox’s Hist. of the Exch. p. 475. [p]Matth. Paris, p. 38. [q]So also Chron. Abb. St. Petri de Burgo, p. 55. Knyghton, p. 2366. [r]Hottom. de Feud. Disp. cap. 38. col. 886. [s]Lib. Feud. lib. 3. tit. 1.; lib. 4. tit. 21. 39. [t]Lib. Feud. lib. 1. tit. 21. [u]Id. lib. 4. tit. 44. [w]Lib. Feud. lib. 3. tit. 1. [x]Id. lib. 4. tit. 14. 21. [y]Id. lib. 4. tit. 14. [z]Id. lib. 1. tit. 14. 21. [a]Id. lib. 1. tit. 1. [b]Spelm. Gloss. in verb. Felonia. PLL v5 (generated January 22, 2010) 385 http://oll.libertyfund.org/title/695 Online Library of Liberty: The History of England, vol. 1 [c]Spelm. Gloss. in verb. Felonia. Glanville, lib. 7. cap. 17. [d]Madox’s Hist. of the Exch. p. 223. [e]Id. p. 322. [f]Id. p. 320. [g]Id. p. 272. [h]Madox’s Hist. of Exch. p. 274, 309. [i]Id. p. 295. [k]Id. ibid. [l]Id. p. 296. He paid 200 marks, a great sum in those days. [m]Id. p. 296. [n]Id. ibid. [o]Id. p. 298. [p]Id. p. 302. [q]Chap. xii. [r]Madox’s Hist. of Exch. p. 311. [s]Id. ibid. [t]Id. p. 79, 312. [u]Id. p. 312. [w]Id. p. 323. [x]Id. ibid. [y]Id. ibid. [z]Id. p. 324. [a]Id. ibid. [b]Id. p. 232, 233, &c. [c]Id. p. 298. PLL v5 (generated January 22, 2010) 386 http://oll.libertyfund.org/title/695 Online Libr...
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