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being Papists, shall inlist themselves in his Majesty's Service in Great Britain

or Ireland, or in the Islands of Jersey or Guernsey

.... 101

[No. XLIII. ] 3 George I. c. 2.-An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and

for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters

103

[ No. XLIV. ] 9 George II. c. 30.-An Act to prevent the listing his Majesty's

Subjects to serve as Soldiers without his Majesty's Licence

ib.

[ No. XLV. ] 17 George II. c. 39.-An Act to make it High Treason to hold Cor •

respondence with the Sons of the Pretender to his Majesty's Crown ; and for

attainting them of High Treason, in case they shall land or attempt to land in

Great Britain, or any of the Dominions thereunto belonging ; and for suspend-

ing the operation and effect of a Clause in the Act of the seventh year of the

late Queen Anne, for improving the Union of the two Kingdoms, relating to

Forfeitures for High Treason, until after the Decease of the Sons of the said

Pretender

ib.

[ No. XLVI. ] 20 George II. c. 30.-An Act for allowing Persons impeached of

High Treason, whereby any Corruption of Blood may be made, or for Mis-

prision of such Treason, to make their full Defence by Counsel .... ib.

[ No. XLVII. ] 29 George II. c. 17.-An Act to prevent his Majesty's Subjects

from serving as Officers under the French King; and for the better enforcing

an Act passed in the ninth year of his present Majesty's Reigu, to prevent the

inlisting his Majesty's Subjects to serve as Soldiers without his Majesty's Li-

cence ; and for obliging such of his Majesty's Subjects as shall accept Commis.

sions in the Scotch Brigade, in the Service of the States General of the United

Provinces, to take the Vaths of Allegiance and Ahjuration ..

104

[ No. XLVIII. ] 6 George III. c. 53.-An Act for altering the Oath of Abjuration

and the Assurance; and for amending so much of the Act of the seventh year

of her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for the Improvement of the

Union of the Two Kingdoms ; as, after the Time therein limited, requires the

Delivery of certain Lists and Copies therein mentioned to Persons indicted of

High Treason or Misprision of Treason

ib.

[ No. XLIX. ] 12 George III. c. 24.-An Act for the better securing and preserving

bis Majesty's Dock Yards, Magazines, Ships, Ammunition, and Stores

[ No. L. ] 30 George 111. c. 48.-An Act for discontinuing the Judgment which

has been required by Law to be given against Women convicted of certain

Crimes, and substituting another Judgment in lieu thereof

.... ib.

[ No. LI. ] 36 George III. c. 7.–An Act for the Safety and Preservation of his

Majesty's Person and Government against Treasonable and Seditious Practices

and Attempts.—[18th December 1795.]

[ No. LII. ] 36 George III. c. 8.--An Act for the more effectually preventing

Seditious Meetings and Assemblies.-[18th December 1795.]

108

[ No. LIII. ] 37 George III. c. 70.–An Act for the better Prevention and Pun-

ishment of Attempts to seduce Persons serving in his Majesty's Forces by Sea or

Land, from their Duty and Allegiance to his Majesty, or to incite them to

Mutiny or Disobedience.- [6th June 1797.]

[ No. LIV. ] 37 George III. c. 123.--An Act for more effectually preventing the
administering or taking of unlawful Oaths.-[19th July 1797.]

ib

[ No. LV. ] 39 George III. c. 79.-An Act for the more effectual Suppression of

Societies established for Seditious and Treasonable Purposes ; and for better

preventing Treasonable and Seditious Practices.—[12th July 1799.] 117

[ No. LVI. ] 39 George III. c. 93.-An Act to repeal so much of an Act passed in

the seventh Year of the Reign of Queen Anne, and also so inuch of an Act passed

in the seventeenth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the Sea

cond, as puts an End to the Forfeiture of Inheritances upon Attainder of Trea-

son, after the Death of the Pretender and his sons.-[12th July 1799.] 129

[ No. LVII. ] 39 and 40 George III. c. 93.–An Act for regulating Trials for

High Treason and Misprision of High Treason in certain Cases.[28th July

1800.]

ii.

[ No. LVIII. ] 39 and 40 George III. c. 95.–An Act to indemnify all Persons who

have printed, published, or dispersed, or who shall publish or disperse any Pa-

pers printed under the Authority of the Commissioners or Head Officers of any

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Public Boards from all Penalties incurred by Reason of the Name and Place of

Abode of the Printer of such Papers not being printed thereon.—[28th July

1800.]

130

[ No. LIX. ] 41 George III. (U. K.) c. 80.-An Act to indemnify all Persons who

have printed, published, or dispersed or who shall publish or disperse any Pa.

pers printed under the Authority of any Head Officer of State, or of Publick

Boards, or other Publick Authorities, from all Penalties incurred by the Reason

of the Name and Place of Abode of the Printer of such Papers not being printed

thereon.-[27th June 1801.] .

[ No. LX. ] 51 George III. c. 65.–An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in

the thirty-ninth Year of his Majesty's Reign, intituled “ An Act for the more

effectual Suppression of Societies established for seditious and treasonable Pur-

puses, and for better preventing treasonable and seditious Practices," so far as

respects certain Penalties on Printers and Publishers.[10th June 1811.] ;. ib.

[ No. LXI. ] 52 George III. c. 104.-An Act to render more effectual an Act passe

ed in the thirty-seventh Year of his preseut Majesty, for preventing the admin-

istering or taking unlawful Oaths.--[9th July 1812.] .

132

[ No. LXI. a. ) 52 George III. c. 156.-An Act for the more effectual Punishment

of Persons aiding Prisoners of War to escape from his Majesty's Dominions.

[29th July 1812.] .

133

[ No. LXII. ] 53 George III. c. 99.-An Act for the more speedy and effectual

Trial and Punishment of Offences committed by Soldiers, detached in Places

beyond the Seas, out of his Majesty's Dominious.-[7th July 1813.]

134

[ No. LXII. ! 54 George III. c. 146.-An Act to alter the Punishment in certain

Cases of High Treason.-[27th July 1814.]

[ No. LXIV. ] 57 George Ill. c. 6.–An Act to make perpetual certain Parts of an

Act of the thirty-sixth Year of his present Majesty's Person and Government

against Treasonable and Seditious Practices and Attempts ; [and for the Safety

and Preservation of the Person of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent agaiust

Treasonable Practices and Attempts.]—[17th March 1817.]

136

[ No.LXV. ] 57 George III. c. 7.-An Act to revive and make perpetual two Acts

of the thirty-seveath Year of his present Majesty, the oue in the Parliament of

Great Britain, and the other in the Parliament of Ireland, for the better Pre.

vention and Punishment of Attempts to seduce Persons serving in his Majesty's

Forces by Sea or Land from their Duty and Allegiance to his Majesty, or to

incite them to Mutiny or Disobedience. [17th March 1817.]

137

[ No. LXVI. ] 57 George III. c. 19.-An Act for the more effectually preventing

Seditious Meetings and Assemblies.- [31st March 1817.] ....

ib.

[ No. LXVII. ] 4 George IV. c. 87.–An Act to amend and render more effectual

the provisions of an Act, made in the fiftieth Year of his late Majesty's Reiga,

for preventing the administering and taking unlawful Oaths in Ireland.—[18th

July 1823.]

[ No. LXVIII. ] 6 George IV. c. 4.-An Act to amend certain Acts relating to un-

lawful Societies in Ireland.-[9th March 1825.]

ib.

[ No. LXIX. ] 6 George IV. c. 47.-An Act for restricting the Punishment of

Leasing-making, Sedition, and Blasphemy, in Scotland.[22d June 1825.] ib.

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[ No. VI. a. ] 9 Edward III. st. 2. c. 2.- No false Money or counterfeit Sterling

shall be brought into the Realm

147

[ No. VI.6.) 9 Edward III. st. 2. c. 3.—No Sterling Farthing or Halfpenny shall
be molten to make Vessel

... ib.

[ No. VI.c. ] 9 Edward III. st. 2. c. 4.-Black Money shall not be current in this

Realm

ib.

[ No. VI.d. ). 9 Edward III. st. 2. c. 5.-The Reward of those that will sue against

the Offenders of this Statute

ib.

[ No. VI.e. ] 9 Edward III. st. 2. Ci 9.-Search shall be made for Money carried

out, and false Money brought in

... ib.

[ No. VII. ] 17 Edward III.-Le Parliament tenus à Westm. à la Quinzeme de

Pasch. du raign nostre Seignur le Roi Edward Tiers apres le Conquest Dys et

Septime

ib.

[ No. VIII. ). 18 Edward III. st. 2. c. 6.-Money shall be made and Exchanges or-

dained, where the King shall please

[ No. IX. ] _25 Edward III. st. 5. c. 2.-A Declaration which Offences shall be ad-

judged Treason

ib.

[ No. X. ], 25 Edward III. st. 5. c. 12.-No Person shall take Profit by Exchange

of Gold or Silver

ib.

[ No. XI. ] 25 Edward III. st. 5. c. 13.-The Money of Gold or Silver now current

shall not be impaired

[ No. XII. ] 25 Edward III. st. 5. c. 20.-Plate of Gold and Silver shall be received

into the King's Mint by Weight, and not by Number; and so shall the Money

be returned

ib.

[ No. XIII. ] 27 Edward III. st. 2. c. 14.--Merchants may bring in Gold or Silver

to the King's Exchanges, and carry out as much

149

[ No. XIV. ] 36 Edward III. st. 1. c. 2.-No Purveyance but for the King and

Queen. The Name of Purveyor changed into Buyer. Ready Payment shall be

made of Things purveyed, and they shall be appraised

ib.

[ No. XV.) 37 Edward III. c. 7.—Goldsmitli's Work shall be of good Sterling,

and marked with his own mark. None shall make white Vessel and also

gild

ib.

[ No. XVI. ] 47 Edward III. c. 2.—The Value of a Scottish Groat shall be Three-

pence

ib.

[ No: XVII. ) 5 Richard II. st. 1. c. 2.- None shall transport Gold or Silver, nor

depart out of the Realm, without Licence ........

ib.

[ No. XVIII. ] 14 Richard II. c. 12.-The Value of Scottish Money of several
Sorts

150

[ No. XIX. ] 17 Richard II. c. 1.-There shall be no melting of Money to make

any thing thereof. Foreign Money shall not be current

ib.

[ No. XX. ] 2 Henry IV. c. 5.--He that carrieth Gold or Silver out of the Realm

shall.confess so much

151

[ No. XXI. ] 2 Henry IV. c. 6.—The Money of Scotland and of other Countries

beyond the Sea, shall be voided out of England, or put to coin before Christ-

ib,

[ No. XXII.) 4 Henry IV. c. 10–The Third Part of the Silver brought to the

Bullion, shall be coined in Halfpence and Farthings

152

[ No. XXIII. ] 4 Henry IV.c. 16.- No Person shall carry Gold or Silver out of

the Realm without the King's Licence

[ No. XXIV. ] 5 Henry IV. c. 9.-Merchants Aliens shall imploy their Monies

upon the Commodities of this Realm

ib.

[ No. XXV. ) 9 Henry IV. c. 8.—The carrying of Money out of the Realm to the

Court of Rome prohibited; and all Statutes against Provisors, and Translation

of Archbishopricks, &c. confirmed

152

[ No. XXVI. ). 11 Henry IV. c. 5.-Gally Half-pence shall not be current in Pay-

ment in this Realm

153

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[ No. XXVII. } 11 Henry IV. c. 8.—The Lord Chancellor shall send the Estreats

of Exchanges taken of Merchants into the Exchequer every fifteen Days .. 153

[ No. XXVIII. ] 13 Henry IV. c. 6.—No Gally Half-pence or Foreign Money shall

be current within this Realın

ib,

[ No. XXIX. ] 2 Heory V. st. 2. c. 4.-There shall be gilding of Silver Ware, but

of the Allay of English Sterling

ib.

[ No. XXX. ] 3 Henry V. st. 1. c. 1.-It shall be Felony to Import or offer in Pay-

ment any sort of Money forbidden by former Statutes

ib.

[ No. XXXI. ] 3 Henry V. st. 2. c. 6.-It shall be Treason to clip, wash, or file

Money

ib.

[ No. XXXII. ] 3 Henry V. st. 2. c. 7.-What Justices shall have Authority to hear

and determine the Offences of falsifying of Money

ib.

[ No. XXXIII. ] 8 Henry V. c. 2.-Certain Gold or Silver shall be brought to the

Mint instead of Wool or Tin transported

154

[ No. XXXIV. ] 8 Henry V.c. 3.-What Things only may be gilded, and what laid

on with Silver

ib.

[ No. XXXV. ] 9 Henry V. st. 1. c. 11.-No English Gold shall be received in Pay-

ment but by the King's Weight

ib.

[ No, XXXVI. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 1.-A Confirmation of all Statutes made

touching Money

ib.

[ No. XXXVI. a. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 2.-All men may resort to the King's Ex-

changes, or to the Tower, to have Money new coined

ib.

[ No. XXXVI. 6. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 3.-At the King's Exchanges good Money

shall be delivered to the Parties, or else he that doth receive it may refuse it. 155

[ No. XXXVI. 6. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 4.–The Officers of the Exchanges shall

bring to the Tower all the Gold or Silver which they buy or exchange ib.

[ No XXXVI. d. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 5.-The Mint shall be at Calais ib.

[ No XXXVI. e. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 6.- The Allay and Weight of Money ib.

[ No. XXXVI. f. ] 9 Henry V. st. 2. c. 7.—The Weight of Gold shall be sent to

every City

ib,

[ XXXVII. ] 1 Henry VI. c. 1.-The King's Couucil may assign Money to be

coined in as many places as tbey will

ib.

[ No. XXXVIII. ? 1 Henry VI. c. 4.-The Master of the Mint shall send to the

Mint to be coined all the Gold and Silver that shall come to his hands by Ex-

chauge

ib.

[ XXXIX. ] 2 Henry VI. c. 6.-For what Causes only Gold or Silver may be

carried out of the Realm

ib.

[ No. XL. ] 2 Henry VI. c. 9.-The Money called Blanks shall be wholly put

156

[ No. XLI. ] 2 Henry VI. c. 12.—The Office and Duty of the King's Assayer,

Controller, and Master of the Mint

ib.

[ No. XLII. ) 2 Henry VI. c. 13.–The Price of a Pound of Silver in Plate, Piece

or Mass

[ No. XLIII. ] 27 Henry VI. c. 3.—Merchants Aliens shall bestow all their Money

upon other Merchandizes, and carry furth no Gold or Silver, upou Pain of For-
feiture thereof

ib.

157

[ No. XLIV. ] 17 Edward IV. c. 1.-An Act for Money

[ No. XLV.) 4 Henry VII. c. 2.-Allaying of Gold and Silver, melting, selling,

and marking the same

ib.

[ No. XLVI.) 4 Henry VII. c. 18.—The Forging of the Coin of other Realm al-

lowed to be current in this Realm shall be Treason

158

[ No. XLVII. ] 19 Henry VII. c. 5.-Coin

ib.

[ No. XLVIII. ) 14 & 15 Henry VIII. c. 12.—What Coiners shall do that make

Money at any Mint within England. Coiners that shall make any Money at

any Mint shall coin Part thereof Half-Angels, Groats, and small Money. The
Print of the Farthing. The tenth Part of Money coined for any person shall be

paid in Half-pence and Farthings. This Act not to affect the Coiners of York,

Duresme, or Canterbury

..... 159

[ No. XLIX. ] 5 & 6 Edward VI. c. 19.-An Act touching the Exchange of Gold

and Silver ..

ib.

[ No. L. ] 1 Mary, sess. 2. c. 6.-An Act that the counterfeiting of strange Coins

being current within this Realm, the Queen's Highness's Sign Manual, Signet

or Privy Seal, to be adjudged Treason

160

[ No. LI. ] 1 & 2 Philip and Mary, c. 11.-An Act for the Punishment of the

bringing in of the counterfeit Coins of Foreign Realms, being current within

this Realm

[ No. LII. ] 5 Elizabeth, c. 11.-An Act against the Clipping, Washing, Round-

ing and Filing of Coins

161

[ No. LIII. ] 14 Elizabeth, c. 3.-An Act against the Forging and Counterfeiting

of Foreign Coin, being not current within this Realm

162

[ No. LIV. ] 18 Elizabeth, c. 1.-An Act against the diminishing and impairing

of the Queen's Majesty's Coin, and other Coins current within this Realm .. ib.

[ No. LV. ] 18 Elizabeth, c. 15.-An Act for Reformation of Abuses in Gold.

smiths

163

[ No. LVI. ] 13 & 14 Charles II. c. 31.–An Act to prevent the inconvenience aris-

ing by melting the Silver Coin of this Realm

164

[ No. LVII. ] 18 Charles II. c.5.–An Act for encouraging of Coinage ......

[ No. LVIII. ] 6 & 7 William III. c. 17.–An Act to prevent counterfeiting and

clipping the Coin of this Kingdom

165

[ No. LIX. ] 7 & 8 William III. c. 1.-An Act for remedying the ill State of the

Coin of the Kingdom

168

[ No. LX. ] 7 & 8 Wililam III. c. 19.–An Act to encourage the bringing Plate

into the Mint to be coined, and for the remedying the ill State of the Coin of the

Kingdom

ib.

[ No. LXI.) 8 William III. c. 2.-An Act for the further remedying the ill State

of the Coin of the Kingdom

... ib.

[ No. LXII. ] 8 William III. c. 8.–An Act for encouraging the bringing in wrought

Plate to be coined

ib.

[ No. LXIII. ] 8 & 9 William III. c. 26.---An Act for the better preventing the

counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom

ib.

[ No. LXIV. ] 9 & 10 William III. c. 21.-An Act for the better preventing the

counterfeiting, clipping, aud other diminishing the Coin of this Kingdom .. 172

[ No. LXV. ] 1 Anne, st. 1. c. 9.-An Act for continuing the Act made in the

eighth Year of his late Majesty's reign, for better preventing the counterfeiting

the current Coin of this Kingdom

.... 173

[ No. LXVI. ] 7 Anne, c. 25.–An Act for making perpetual an Act for the better

preventing the counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom, as also an Act

for giving like Remedy upon Pronissory Notes as is used upon Bills of Exchange,

and for the better Payment of inland Bills of Exchange: and also for continuing

several Acts made in the foorth and fifth Year of her Majesty's reign, for pre-

venting frauds committed by Bankrupts

174

[ No. LXVII. ) 6 George I. c. ll.–An Act for laying a Duty upon Wrought Plate;

and for applying Money arising for the clear Produce (by Sale of the forfeited.

Estates) towards answering bis Majesty's Supply; and for taking off the Draw-

backs upon Hops exported for Ireland; and for Payment of Annuities to be

purchased after

the rate of four pounds per centum per annum at the Exchequer

redeemable by Parliament; and for appropriating Supplies granted in this Ses.

sion of Parliament; and to prevent counterfeiting Receipts and Warrants of the

Officers of thė South Sea Company; and for explaining a late Act concerning

foreign Salt cellared and locked up before the four-and-twentieth day of June

one thousand seven hundred and nineteen; and to give a further time for pay-

ing Duties on certaiu Apprentices' Indentures; and for Relief of Thomas Vernon

Esq., in relation to a Parcel of Senna imported in the Year one thousand seven

hundred and sixteen

174

[ No. LXVIII. ] 12 George II. c. 26.–An Act for the better preventing Frauds and

Abuses in Gold and Silver Wares

175

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