The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till the Death of Lord Tenterden, Volumen1


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Página 178 - Lofty, and sour, to them that lov"d him not; But to those men that sought him, sweet as summer: And though he were unsatisfied in getting, (Which was a sin) yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely.
Página 328 - I say no more, but that (to give every man his due) had it not been for Sir Edward Coke's Reports (which though they may have errors, and some peremptory and extrajudicial resolutions more than are warranted, yet they contain infinite good decisions and rulings over of cases), the law by this time had been almost like a ship without ballast; for that the cases of modern experience are fled from those that are adjudged and ruled in former time.
Página 423 - Vere, by so many ages, descents, and generations, as no other kingdom can produce such a peer in one and the self-same name and title.
Página 311 - To which the lord chancellor said, that every precedent had first a commencement, and that he would advise the judges to maintain the power and prerogative of the king; and in cases in which there is no authority and precedent, to leave it to the king to order in it, according to his wisdom, and for the good of his subjects, or otherwise the king would be no more than the duke of Venice...
Página 331 - It appeareth in our books, that in many cases the common law will control Acts of Parliament and adjudge them to be utterly void; for where an Act of Parliament is against common right and reason or repugnant or impossible to be performed, the common law will control it and adjudge it to be void.
Página 312 - Also it was resolved, that the King hath no prerogative but that which the law of the land allows him.
Página 404 - I know you have been valiant and wise, and I doubt not but you retain both these virtues, for now you shall have occasion to use them. Your faith hath heretofore been questioned, but I am resolved you are a good Christian, for your book which is an admirable work, doth testify as much. I would give you counsel, but I know you can apply unto yourself far better than I am able to give you...
Página 341 - Stoke of whatsoever was in them, and carried all the moveahles and plate she could come by God knows where, and retiring herself into obscure places both in town and country.
Página 72 - • hold pleas in the Court of our lord the King of the Bench, and the Honorable Sir James Parke, knight, one of his Majesty's Justices assigned to hold pleas in the Court of our lord the King, before the King himself...
Página 341 - But the mother's consent is not had, nor the young gentlewoman's, who expecteth a great fortune from her mother, which, without her consent, is endangered.

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