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SHEEP. See CUSTOMS BARBAROUS, LARGENY.
how appointed : what qualification necessary, I. 209 to
211. Ad. I. 214 their oaths of office, I. 211-2 in Ireland additional oath required to be taken by sher
iffs and sub-sheriffs, at assizes : and a particular form
of oath appointed for sheriffs of cities, I. 213.4 their duration in office : they may execute writs in Hilary
term, though patent bear date in November, I. 215-6 like returns made upon writs against late sheriffs, as against other persons, Ad. II. 304,
, they or their deputies shall not act as justices of peace, I.
216 no under-sheriff or sheriff's clerk shall act as clerk of the
peace, Ad. I. 14
no under-sheriff, sheriffs' clerk, &c. shall practise as an at
torney, in the king's courts ; or at sessions, Ad. II. 45 process unexecuted, how turned over to succeeding sher
iffs : no sheriff bound to return any writ, &c. unless required within 6 months after the expiration of his
office, Ad. I. 14 sheriffs' expenses restrained, I. 216 statutes referred to, which regard shoriffs' accounts, I.
216.7-8. Ad. II. 44 no office or place pertaining to their offices to be bought,
sold, or let to farm, I. 219 to abide in person within their bailiwicks, I. 219 no person to be sub-sheriff or sheriff's clerk, or county
clerk, who has been in such office within 3 years be
fore, I. 219, 220 what oaths to be taken by under-sheriffs, I. 213. 220 to
223 what recognizance required to be entered into by under
sheriffs, sheriff's clerks, and county clerks, I. 223 under-sheriff to act in case of death of sheriffs, I. 224 penalty for default of under-sheriffs or attornies paying
over money received in exoneration of sheriffs, 1. 224 double costs in actions by sheriffs against sub-sheriffs
(or sureties) for malfeasance or nopfeasance, Ad. II.
304 actions for neglect, &c. of under-sheriff, may be brought
against himself, instead of high sheriff, A. II. 305 Roman catholics how far disabled to be, I. 224-5 deputies appointed to make replevins ; and to return
writs, &c. 11. 109. 203
Ad. I. 76
culur heads. SHILLING. See Coin. SHIPS
owners of, how far responsible for losses arising to goods
on board, without their default, II. 120.1. Ad. II, 237 to 243
See LARCENY, Mischief, NAVIGATION, NAVY, SAL-
at any person maliciously, &c or attempting to discharge
See Assemblies Riotous, SMUGGLING.
form of, where party contumacious in ecclesiastical court,
Ad. II. 232
corrupt presentations or collations to benefices, &c. void:
penalty for corruptly admitting, &c. any person to any
tron, or his presentee, not afterwards prejudiced, on
pretence of lapse, I. 512
privy to simony, valid, s. 512
name of another, the next presentation to a benefice,
nefice became vacant, 1.512-3
sketch of statutes respecting, I. 204
no indictment, &c. for words, unless information before a
justice of peace in one month, or before a judge of
K. B. within two, Ad. I. 120
See Bail, Costs, LIMITATION, TReason.
several offences in respect to carrying away slaves made
SI.AVE TRADE, continued
felonies : petty officers, &c. navigating slave ships, and parties to policies of insurance thereon, how punished,
Ad. I. 113 to 116. Ad. II. 422 SLUICES. See MISCAIEF. SMALL DEBTS. See CourTS INFERIOR, Assistant BAR
persons, to the number of 3, assisting with arms in illegal
exportation, or landing or relanding of wool or other goods, or in rescuing goods or offender; or any per.
; son maliciously shooting at king's ship, &c. or at any. officer, &c. acting in execution of revenue laws, guilty capitally: no other offences against revenue laws ca.
pital felonies, II. 672. 681-6. Ad II. 423 such offenders proclaimed, &c. II. 673-4. 682-3-4 if officers wounded, or goods rescued, damages recovered
against county, II. 675-6-7 persons obstructing officers of customs or excise in seizing
goods, or rescuing such goods, or damaging casks, &c.
how punished, II. 678, &c. 684 powers, &c. of officers of customs, &c. extended to offic cers of navy, or army,
II. 687 justices of peace, or justices of K. B. or of oyer and ter
miner, may take cognizance of such offences, though
committed on the high seas, II. 689 offences made felonies triable in any county, Ad. I. 116 analogous provisions with respect to Ireland, II. 691 to
695 SNOW. See GAME.” SOCAGE
military tenures converted into free socage, I. 443
undertakings of this nature how punished, II. 820 SPENCEAN CLUBS. See ASSEMBLIÈS. SPIRITUAL COURTS, &c. See EcCLESIASTICAL COURTS,
court of, abolished: how originally established, I. 4. Ad. I.I.
royal assent to may be by letters patent, 1. 144 commencement of, from date of royal assent as indorsed,
I. 144 from what term continuing acts shall take effect, though
royal assent not given before the acts to be continued
expire, Ad 1. 10 petitions for private acts may be referred to one or more
judges, in Scotland and Ireland, for examination in res
pect to, I. 145
printed copies conclusive evidence thereof, II. 259 STATUTES NERCHANT AND STAPLE
how acknowledged and inrolled, I. 540-1
and entered in 6 months after acknowledged, I. 543-4 assignees of, shall stand in place of assignors, I. 595
acknowledging in another's name, a capital felony, II. 581 See PLEADING, RECOGNIZANCES, RECOVERY, SCIRE FACIAS. STEALING. See CHILD-STEALING, LARCENY. STILE. See CALENDAR. STOCK. See FORGERY. STOCKINGS. See Mischief. STOLEN GOODS. See Receivers, RESTITUTION. STOPPING CORN. See Ass EMBLIES. STOPPING MAIL. See LARCENY. STORES. See King's STORES. STRAFFORD'S SURVEY
of English plantations in Ireland, history of, I. 177 STRANGERS. See ALIENS, SAFE CONDUCT, SUSPECTED
Persons. STRIKINGS. See King's PALACES. SUB-CONSTABLES. See ÇONSTABLES. SUBORDINATE MAGISTRATES. See CONSTABLES,
CORONERS, GAOLERS, HIGHWAYMEN, JUSTICES or
Peace, Poor, SHERIFFs.
saved upon abolition of ancient tenures, I. 414
distresses to enforce this duty restrained, Ad. I. 59 SUITORS' MONEY. See AccounTANT-GENERAL. SUITS. See BARRETRY. SUMMARY CONVICTIONS. See JUSTICES OF PEACE. SUMMONS. See Process. SUNDAY,
to be kept holy: penalty for profanation of it,11.447to 475 sports and pastimes prohibited on this day, II. 450, 3 penalties on carriers, &c. travelling, or butchers killing
or selling victuals, on Sunday, II. 451, 2, 3
all wordly labour, or crying or exposing goods to sale,
(except milk, &c.) on this day, prohibited, II. 452, 3.
Ad. I, 87 hundred not answerable to travellers robbed on this day,
II, 453, 4 tavern-keepers, &c. not to entertain persons during di
vine service, II. 454* penalty for opening houses, &c. for public amusement or
debates on the Lord's day, or advertising the same,
II. 455, 6.
See Arrest, GAME, RECUSANTS.
form of this oath: by whom taken, and when and where ;
561 to 569
See ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS. KING.
may be apprehended by day or night, by constables of
towns, Ad, I. 153 in Ireland justices of peace may apprehend strangers so
journing or wandering : proceeding thereon if they do not give a satisfactory account of themselves, or find
security, &c. Ad. I. 104 in England strangers suspected to be dangerous to the
peace, may be apprehended ; but two justices must concur, and previous information on oath required,
Ad. II. 400
HOLDING TENANTS, Rent, &c.
* The excise laws, (which are not abridged in the digest, or supplemen also restrain the offence of selling spirits, &c. on a Sunday.