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jurisdiction of the Court leet exemplified in the articles which the jury or inquest for the King, in that court, is charged and sworn, and by law enjoined, to inquire of and present. by Ritson, Joseph

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Published by W. Clarke and Sons in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Manorial courts.,
  • Forms (Law) -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementTogether with approved precedents.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 108 p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6727747M
LC Control Number29010129

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