Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason: And Other Crimes and Misdemeanor from the Earliest Period to the Present Time ... from the Ninth Year of the Reign of King Henry, the Second, A.D.1163, to ... [George IV, A.D.1820], Volume 13

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Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell
R. Bagshaw, 1816 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Vol. 13 of 21 (orig series).

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Page 459 - Queen and you upon your respective trials, [or, in a capital case, "upon your life and death "] ; if therefore you or any of you will challenge them or any of them you must challenge them as they come to the book to be sworn, and before they are sworn, and you shall be heard.
Page 411 - Here shall the sick person be moved to make a special confession of his sins, if he feel his conscience troubled with any weighty matter.
Page 431 - And if any of those be an open and notorious evil liver, or have done any wrong to his neighbours by word or deed, so that the congregation be thereby offended...
Page 151 - One thousand six hundred ninety six, shall have Copies of the Panel of the Jurors who are to try them, duly returned by the Sheriff, and delivered unto them, and every of them so accused and indicted respectively, Two Days at the least before he or they shall be tried for the same...
Page 479 - You shall be taken from the place where you are, and be carried to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, and there be severally hanged by your necks until you be dead. And the Lord have mercy on your souls.
Page 435 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Page 7 - You shall well and truly try, and true deliverance make, between our Sovereign Lord the King and the prisoner at the bar, whom you shall have in charge, and a true verdict give, according to the evidence. So help you God.
Page 317 - That in all inquests to be taken before any of the Courts hereinbefore mentioned, wherein the King is a party, howsoever it be, notwithstanding it be alleged by them that sue for the King, that the jurors of those inquests, or some of them, be not indifferent for the King, yet such inquests shall not remain untaken for that cause; but if they that sue for the King will challenge any of those jurors, they shall assign of their challenge a cause certain, and the truth of the same challenge shall be...
Page 281 - King, not having the fear of God in their hearts, nor weighing the duty of their allegiance, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, as false traitors against our said Lord the King...
Page 163 - ... not guilty ; and for his trial, hath put himself upon God and the country, which country you are. — Now, your charge is, to inquire whether he be guilty of the high treason in manner and form as he stands indicted, or not guilty.