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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 418

A.D. 117G. THE ASSIZES OF NORTHAMPTON. HEREFORDSHIRE "WILLIAM FITZ-STEPHEN GLOUCESTEBSHIRE BERTRAM DE VERDUN "WORCESTERSHIRE TUESTA N FlTZ-SlMON Î Ì SALOPESHIRE™ ( WILTSHIRE DOBSET I RALPH FITZ-STEPHEN 5 l "WILLIAM BUFFE SOMERSET ( GILBERT PIPARD DEVONSHIRE CORNWALL EUERWIKESHTRE 7 1 RICHMONDSHTRE LANCASTEE ROBERT DE WALS COUPLAND 7 2RALPH 7 3 DE GLANVILLE WESTMOEELAND ROBERT PIKENOT NOETHUMBERLAND CUMBEELAND After which, the king caused all the above-named justices to swear upon the Holy Evangelists, that they would with good faith, and without evil intent, observe these assizes underwritten, and cause them to be inviolably observed by the people of his realm.. THE ASSIZES O F KING HENRY. First ordained at Clarendon, and re-enacted at Northampton. " If any person shall be charged before the justices of our lord the king, with murder, or larceny, or robbery, or the harbouring of men guilty of the same, or coining,74 or arson, then upon the oath of twelve knights of the hundred, and, if there shall be no such knights, upon the oath of twelve free and lawful men, and upon the oath of four men of each vili of the hundred, he is to be tried by judgment of water,75 and if he is 7 9 Shropshire. " Yorkshire. 7 1 Part of the present county of Northumberland. 7 3 The name of this celebrated lawyer was Ranulph, not Radulph or Ralph. 7 4 The crime of "falsoncria" seems to have been that of coining, or of using means to debase the currency. 7 5 " Judicium aqua;." The party thns tried was thrown into cold water ; if he swam, he was considered guilty ; but if he sank, he was pro nounced innocent.

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