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Traveller's Guide To Sacred England : A Guide to the

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No mention of that fact is to be made in any letters. The common law of England has fared like other venerable edifices of antiquity, which rash and unexperienced workmen have ventured to new-dress and refine, with all the rage of modern improvement. Henry carried on a long and bitter struggle with Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury, who asserted the independence of the church courts against the king's authority. For if all the children of three sisters were in England to claim per capita, in their own right as next of kin to the ancestor, without any respect to the stocks from whence they sprung, and those children were partly male and partly female; then the eldest male among them would exclude not only his own brethren and sisters, but all the issue of the other two daughters; or else the law in this instance must be inconsistent with itself, and depart from the preference which it constantly gives to the males and the first-born among persons in equal degree.
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Lonely Planet London

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And therefore his constitutions or edicts concerning these points, which we call proclamations, are binding upon the subject, where they do not either contradict the old laws or tend to establish new ones; but only enforce the execution of such laws as are already in being, in such manner as the king shall judge necessary. Sophia was not committed to teaching, and in Boston she volunteered at the New England Hospital for Women and Children. But when once it was agreed that every thing capable of ownership should have an owner, natural reason suggested, that he who could first declare his intention of appropriating any thing to his own use, and, in consequence of such intention, actually took it into possession, should thereby gain the absolute property of it; according to that rule of the law of nations, recognised by the laws of Rome, (b) quod nullius est, id ratione naturali occupanti conceditur.
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Where to Eat in Cumbria and North West England 1991

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Martin by the last act for abbreviating Michaelmas term,) and then and there the judges propose three persons, to be reported (if approved of) to the king, who afterwards appoints one of them to be sheriff. 4 This custom, of the twelve judges proposing three persons, seems borrowed from the Gothic constitution before mentioned; with this difference, that among the Goths the twelve nominors were first elected by the people themselves. Indeed, our ancestors seem to have entertained a very high notion of the importance of this right; it being the prerogative of the kings of Denmark and the dukes of Normandy; (w) and Edition: current; Page: [290] from one of these it was probably derived to our princes.
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Towpath Flowers

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This is usually done to persons of trade, in order to learn their art and mystery; and sometimes very large sums are given with them, as a premium for such their instruction: but it may be done to husbandmen, nay, to gentlemen, and others. Eventually the Puritans went on to attempt purification of the self and society as well. After ruling Hong Kong for 155 years, Britain returns control of the former colony to China. Therefore it is usually said, that once a bankrupt and always a bankrupt; by which is meant, that a plain direct act of bankruptcy once **486]committed cannot be purged or explained away by any subsequent conduct, as a dubious, equivocal act may be; (f) but that, if a commission is afterwards awarded, the commission and the property of the assignees shall have a relation or reference back to the first and original act of bankruptcy. (g) Inasmuch that all transactions of the bankrupt are from that time absolutely null and void, either with regard to the alienation of his property or the receipt of his debts from such as are privy to his bankruptcy; for they are no longer his property, or his debts, but those of the future assignees.
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Vanishing England

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But the frequent disappointments incident to that method of provision, induced them to gather together such animals as were of a more tame and sequacious nature, and to establish a permanent property in their flocks and herds, in order to sustain themselves in a less precarious manner, partly by the milk of the dams, and partly by the flesh of the young. A particular estate, with all *[*165the remainders expectant thereon, is only one fee-simple: as 40l. is part of 100l. and 60l. is the remainder of it: wherefore, after a fee-simple once vested, there can no more be a remainder limited thereon, than, after the whole 100l. is appropriated, there can be any residue subsisting.
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Thanet, Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable Street Atlas

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McLaren Automotive, Williams F1, Team Lotus, Honda, Brawn GP, Benetton, Renault, and Red Bull Racing are all, or have been, located in the south of England. It will announce the progress the EIAG is making on reflecting the Church's position on alcohol more faithfully in the area of the Church's investments, and supporting purposeful investment in business. And when sovereign princes did homage to each other for lands held under their respective sovereignties, a distinction was always made between simple homage, which was only an acknowledgment of tenure, (c) and liege homage, which included the fealty before mentioned, and the services consequent upon it.
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An English Estate

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VI. c. 1, and the many authors, both lawyers and historians, vouched by Sir Edward Coke. (d) So that the statute 25 Hen. Yet in the process the movement developed on such divergent lines that Puritanism soon included three different theories of Church government. The Bishop of Winchester founded Seinte Marie College of Winchestre (chartered in 1382 and opened by him in 1394). Each hour expecting the fury of the savages, when God, the patron of all good endeavors, in that desperate extremity so changed the hearts of the savages, that they brought such plenty of their fruits and provisions that no man wanted.
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Wessex Walkies: For You and Your Dog

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Entertv: Γιώργος Λιάγκας: «Είχα πλακωθεί στα Lexotanil οπότε μετά ήμουν μια χαρά ευτυχισμένος!. A limited company registered in England no. 3567088 With this, our employees are professional, inclusive and prepared to take on the business challenges that lie ahead. The adventurers who sought their fortune beyond the sea, in those golden tropical regions, carried the vices and the virtues with the laws and manners of their native land, along with them, and underwent no farther change than was unavoidably incident to the new physical and political condition in which they were placed in America.
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Travels in England, Scotland, and the Hebrides: undertaken

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I., in these words:—“And the reason, why such solemnity is required in the passing of a fine, is this; because the fine is so high a bar, and of so great force, and of a nature so powerful in itself, that it precludes not only those which are parties and privies to the fine, and their heirs, but all other persons in the world, who are of full age, out of prison, of sound memory, and within the four seas, the day of the fine levied; unless they put in their claim on the foot (k) of the fine within a year and a day.” But this doctrine, of barring the right by non-claim, was abolished for a time by a statute made in 34 Edw.
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Alton: Bordon / Petersfield / Liss / Four Marks / Medstead

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Not by absolutely stripping the subject of his property in an arbitrary manner; but by giving him a full indemnification and equivalent for the injury thereby sustained. The belief that the sepulchral barrow, or the long-deserted ruin, or even the wild and haunted glen concealed treasures of gold and silver was carried down in a variety of local legends. By virtue of the statutes before mentioned, (d) all the personal estate and effects of the bankrupt are considered as vested, by the act of bankruptcy, in the future assignees of his commissioners, whether they be goods in actual possession, or debts, contracts, and other choses in action: and the commissioners, by their warrant, may cause any house or tenement of the bankrupt to be broken open in order to enter upon and seize the same.