The study of the civil and canon law considered in its relation to the State, the Church, and the universities

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Page 71 - ... good, firm, valid, sufficient, and effectual, in the law, according to the true intent and meaning thereof, and shall be taken, construed, and adjudged, in the most favourable and beneficial sense, for the best advantage of the said...
Page 66 - ... know ye, therefore, that we, of our especial grace, certain knowledge,- and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 48 - ... person or persons, to declare and determine all such doubts, and to administer all such offices and duties, as to their rooms spiritual doth appertain, for the due administration whereof, and to keep them from corruption and sinister affection, the king's most noble progenitors, and the antecessors of the nobles of this realm, have sufficiently endowed the said Church, both with honour and possessions...
Page 63 - Mary, by the grace of God, &c. To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Whereas...
Page 67 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 37 - Emperor by quickness of dispatch ; but with all its imperfections, it is a most valuable mine of judicial knowledge, it gives law at this hour to the greatest part of Europe, and, though few English lawyers dare make such an acknowledgement, it is the true source of nearly all our English laws, that are not of a feudal origin.
Page 49 - Christ's institution and promise, although they be ministered by evil men. Nevertheless, it appertaineth to the discipline of the Church that inquiry be made of evil ministers, and that they be accused by those that have knowledge of their offences ; and finally, being found guilty, by just judgment be deposed.
Page 7 - I am loth to quote, yet inasmuch as the laws of all nations are doubtless raised out of the ruins of the civil law, as all governments are sprung out of the ruins of the Roman Empire, it must be owned that the principles of our law are borrowed from the civil law and therefore grounded upon the same reason in many things.
Page 70 - College, whereby the constitution, progress, improvement and business thereof may be suffered or be hindered, in such case, we do hereby, for us, our heirs and successors, assign, constitute, authorize and appoint the Most Reverend the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper of our Great Seal of Great Britain, the Lord Keeper of our Privy Seal, and our two principal Secretaries of State for the time being, to be Visitors of the said College, with full power and authority...
Page 32 - Know ye therefore, that we of our especial grace, -certain knowledge, and mere motion, have granted, constituted, declared and appointed, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do grant, constitute, declare and appoint...

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