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[ No. LXIX. ] 15 George II. c. 22.-An Act for the more effectual preventing the

counterfeiting of the Current Coin of this Kingdom, and the uttering or paying

false or counterfeit Coin

... 176

[ No. LXX. ] 11 George III. c. 40.-An Act for the more effectually preventing

the counterfeiting the Copper Coin of this Realm

179

[ No. LXXI. ] 13 George III. c. 71.-An Act for the better preventing the counter-

feiting, clipping, and other diminishing the Gold Coin in this Kingdom ... 180

[ No. LXXII. 1 14 George III. c.42.-An Act to probibit the Importation of light

Silver Coin of this Realm, from Foreign Countries, into Great Britain or Ire-

land ; and to restrain the Tender thereof beyond a certain Sum

... 181

[ No. LXXIII. ] 14 George Ill. c. 92.-An Act for regulating and ascertaining the

Weights to be made use of in weighing the Gold and Silver Coin of this Kinga

dom

182

[ No. LXXIV. ] 30 George III. c. 31.-An Act to alter so much of an Act made

in the twelfth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the Second,

intituled, “An Act for the better preventing Frauds and Abuses in Gold and

Silver Wares ;” and also so much of another Act made in the twenty-fourth

Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, intituled, " An Act for granting to his

Majesty certain Duties on all Gold and Silver Plate imported, and also certain

Duties on all Gold and Silver wrought Plate made in Great Britain," as relates

to the marking of Silver Wares

ib.

[ No. LXXV. 1 37 George III. c. 126.-An Act to prevent the counterfeiting any

Copper Coin in this Realm made or to be made current by Proclamation, or any

Foreigu Gold or Silver Coin ; and to prevent the bringing into this Realm or

uttering any counterfeit Foreign Gold or Silver Coin.- [19th July 1797.] ... ib.

[ No. LXXVI. ] 38 George III. c. 67.-.An Act to prevent the Exportation of Base

Coin to his Majesty's Colonies in the West Indies and America.—[21st June

1798.]

185

[ No. LXXVII. ] 38 George III. c. 69.-An Act for allowing Gold Wares to be

manufactured at a Standard lower than is now allowed by Law.-[21st June

1798.]

[ No. LXXVIII. ] 43 George III. c. 139.–An Act for preventing the Forging and

Counterfeiting of Foreign Bills of Exchange, and of Foreign Promissory Notes

and Orders for the Payment of Money ; and for preventing the Counterfeiting of

Foreign Copper Money.-[1!th August 1803.]

ib.

[ No. LXXIX. ] 44 George III. c. 71.—An Act to prevent the Counterfeiting of

Silver Coin issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England,

called Dollars, and Silver Coin which may be issued by the Governor and Com-

pany of the Bank of Ireland called Tokens; and to prevent the bringing into the

United Kingdom or uttering any Counterfeit Dollars or Tukens.-[10th July

1804.]

189

[ No. LXXX. ] 45 George III. c. 42.-An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act

made in the last Session of Parliament for preventing the Counterfeiting of cer.

tain Silver Coin issued by the Banks of England and Ireland respectively, to

Silver Pieces which may be issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank

of Ireland called Tokens; and to promote the Circulation of the said Tokens.

-[17th May 1805.]

[ No. LXXXI. ] 48 George III. c. 31.–An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act

made in the forty-fifth Year of his present Majesty's Reign for preventing the

Counterfeiting of certain Silver Tokens, to certain other Tokens, which may be

issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland, and to promote

the Circulation of the said last-mentioned Tokens.—[14th April 1808.] · 189

[ No. LXXXII. ] 57 George III. c. 46.–An Act to prevent the issuing and circu-

lating of Pieces of Copper or other Metal, usually called Tokens.--[27th June

1817.]

ib.

[ No. LXXXIII. ] 58 George III. c. 14.–An Act to amend an Act of the last Ses-

sion of Parliament, for preventing the further Circulation of Dollars and Tokens

issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England.-[19th March

1818.]

194

[ No. LXXXIV. ] 58 George III. c. 37.-An Act for further continuing, until the

5th day of July 1819, an Act of the forty-fourth Year of his present Majesty, to

continue the Restrictions contained in several Acts of his present Majesty, on

Payments of Cash by the Bank of England.—[28th May 1818.]

ib.
ib.

[ No. LXXXV. ] 58 Genrge III. c. 51.–An Act to amend certain Acts passed in

the fourth Year of King Edward the Fourth ; 1st and 10th Years of Queen Anne;

first, twelfth, and thirteenth Years of King George the First; thirteenth, twenty-

second, and twenty-ninth Years of King George the Second; and thirteenth and

fifty-seventh Years of King George the Third, prohibiting the Payment of the

Wages of Workmen, in certain Trades, otherwise than in the lawful Coin or

Money of this Realm.— [30th May 1818.]

194

[ No. LXXXVI. ] 58 George III. c. 60.-Au Act to continue until three Months

after the ceasing of any Restriction imposed on the Bank of England from

issuing Cash in Payment, the several Acts for confirming and coutinuing the

Restrictions on Paymeuts in Cash by the Bank of Ireland

195

[ No. LXXXVII. ] 59 George III. c. 23.–An Act to restrain, until the end of the

present Session of Parliament, the Governor and Company of the Bank of Eng-

land from making Payments in Cash, under certain notices given by them for

that purpose.—[6th April 1819.]

ib,

[ No. LXXXVIII. ] 59 George III. c. 24.-An Act to restrain, until the end of the

present Session of Parliament, the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ire-

land from making Payments in the Gold Coin of this Realm, under certain no-

tices given by them

.... ib.

[ No. LXXXIX. ] 59 George III. c. 49.-An Act to continue the Restrictions con-

tained in several Acts, on Payments in Cash by the Bank of England, until the

first day of May 1823; and to provide for the gradual Resumption of such Pay.

ments; and to permit the Exportation of Gold and Silver.-[28 July 1819.] .. ib.

[ No. XC.) 59 George III. c. 99.-An Act to continue until the first day of June

1823, the Restrictions on Payments in Cash by the Bank of Ireland, and to

direct the gradual Resumption of Cash Payments by the said Bank.-[12tk

July 1819.)

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[ No. 1. ) 52 Henry III. c. 25.—What kind of Manslaughter shall be adjudged

Murther

195

[ No. II. ] 4 Edward I. st. 2.-Of what things a Coroner shall inquire 196

[ No. III. ] 6 Edward I. c. 9.–One Person killing another in his own Defence, or

by Misfortune. An Appeal of Murther

197

[ No. 1V. ] 21 Edward I. st. 2:- In what case the killing of Offenders in Forests,

Chases, or Warrens, is punishable, in what not

ib.

[ No. V. ] 28 Edward I. st. 3. c. 3.–Of what things only the Marshal of the King's

house shall hold Plea. Which Coroners shall inquire of the Death of a Man

slain within the Verge

198

[ No. VI. ] 25 Edward III. st. 5. c. 2.-A Declaration which Offences shall be

adjudged Treason

199

[ No. VII. ) 12 Henry VII. c. 7.–Of Murder ......

ib.

[ No. VIII. ] 4 Henry VIII. c. 2.- Punishment of Murders. Causes of imbolden-

ing Men to commit Murders and Felonies. The Benefit of Clergy taken away

from such as commit Murder or Felony in any Church, Highway, &c. Trial of

a Felon pleading that he was taken out of a privileged Place in a Foreign Coun-

try

ib.

[ No. IX. ) 22 Henry VIII. c.9.-Wilful Poisoning shall be adjudged High Trea-

son, and the Offender therein shall be boiled to Death

ib.

[ No. X. ] 23 Henry VIII. c. 13.-An Act for Trial of Murders in Cities and

Towns

ib.

[ No. XI. ] 24 Henry VIII. c. 5.—That a Man killing a Thief iu bis Defence, shall

not forfeit his Goods

200

[ No. XII. ] 33 Henry VIII. c. 12.—The Bill for the Household

ib.

[ No. XIII. ) 1 Edward VI. c. 12.-An Act for the Repeal of certain Statules con-

cerniog Treasons and Felonies

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[ No. XIV. ] 2 & 3 Edward VI. c. 24.-An Act for Trial of Murders and Felovies

committed in several Counties

200

[ No. XV. ) 4 & 5 Philip and Mary, c. 4.-Au Act that Accessaries in Murder and

divers Felonies shall not have the Benefit of Clergy

202

[ No. XVI. ] 1 James I. c. 8.-An Act to take away the Benefit of Clergy for some
Kind of Manslaughter

ib.

[ No. XVII. ] 21 James 1. c. 27.–An Act to prevent the Destroying and Murther-
ing of Bastard Children

203

[ No. XVIII. ] 2 George II. c. 21.-An Act for the Trial of Murders, in Cases

where either the Stroke or Death only happens within that Part of Great Bri-

tain called England

ib.

| No. XIX. ] 25 George II. c. 37.-An Act for better preventing the horrid Crime

of Murder.

...... 204

[ No. XX. ] 43 George III. c 58.-An Act for the further Prevention of malicious

shooting and attempting to discharge loaded Fire-Arms, stabbing, cutting,

wounding, poisoning, and the malicious using of Means to procure the Mis-

carriage of Women; and also the malicious setting Fire to Buildings; and also

for repealing a certain Act, made in England in the twenty-first Year of the late

King James the First intituled “An Act to prevent the destroying and mur-

thering of Bastard Children;" and also an Act made in Ireland in the sixth

Year of the Reign of the late Queen Anne, also intituled “ An Act to prevent

the destroying and murthering of Bastard Children;" and for making other

Provisions in lieu thereof.-[24th June 1803.] :

206

[ No. XXI. ] 59 George III. c. 70.-An Act to repeal certain Acts of the Parliament

of Scotland regarding Duelling:-[3d July 1811.]

209

[ No. XXII. ] 6 George IV. c. 126.–An Act to make provision in Scotland for the

futher Prevention of inalicious shooting and attempting to discharge loaded

Fire-Arms, stabbing, cutting, wounding, poisoning, maiming, disfiguring, and

disabling His Majesty's Subjects.-[5th July 1825.]

209

[ No. XXIII. ] 9 George IV. c. 31.-An Act for consolidating and amending the

Statutes in England, relative to Offences against the Person.—[27th June

1828.]

ib.

[ Nu. XXIV. ] 10 George IV. c. 34.-An Act for consolidating and amending

the Statutes in Ireland, relating to Offences against the Person.-[4th June

1829.]

209 k

[ No. XXV. ] 10 George IV. c. 38.–An Act for the more effectual punishment of
attempts to Murder in certain cases in Scotland.- [4th June 1929.)

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ried, she shall the first Time she is convict, forfeit all her Goods, Chattels and

Debts; the second Time the Moiety of the Issues of her Lands during her Life;

and the third Time, the whole Issues and Profits of all her Lands, &c. and shall

be imprisoned during her Life. [The stat. 31 H. 8. c. 14, and the Laws of Con-

viction therein mentioned being repealed by 1 Ewd. 6.c. 12. this Statute is

absolute.]

... 210

[ No. VII. ) 2 & 3 Edward VI. c. 29.-An Offender in Buggery being attainted

by Confession, Verdict or Outlawry, shall sutfer Death as a Felon, without loss

of Lands, Goods, or Corruption of Blood. Rep. 1 M. sess. 1. c. 1. ... 211

[ No. VIII. ] 4 & 5 Philip & Mary, c. 8.-An Act for the Punishment of such as

shall take away Maydens that be Inheritors, being within the Age of sixteen

Years, or that marry them without Consent of their Parents

ib.

[ No. IX. ] 5 Elizabeth, c. 17.–An Act for the Punishment of the Vice of Bug.

gery

.... 213

[ No. X. ] 18 Elizabeth, c. 7.-An Act to take away Clergy from the Offenders in

Rape or Burglary, and an Order for the Delivery of Clerks convict without

Purgation ..

.... 214

[ No. XI. ] 39 Elizabeth, c. 9.-An Act for taking away of Clergy from Offenders

against a certain Statute made in the Third Year of the Reign of King Henry

the Seventh, concerning the taking away of Women against their wills unlaw-

fully

.... 215

[ No. XII. ] 1 James I. c. 11.–An Act to restrain all Persons from Marriage un.
til their former Wives and former Husbands be dead

... ib.

[ No. XIII. ] 35 George III. c. 67.-An Act for rendering more effectual an Act,

passed in the First Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, “ An

Act to restrain all Persons from Marriage until their former Wives and former

Husbands be Dead.”—[19th May 1795.]

217

Riots, and Offences attended with Riot and Violence.

[ No. I. ] 7 Edward I. st. 1.–To all Parliaments and treatises, every man shall
come without force and arms

218

[ No. II. ] 2 Edward III. c. 3.-No man shall come before the Justices or go or

ride armed

... ib.

[ No. III. ] 7 Richard II. c. 13.—No man shall ride in harness within the realm,

nor with launcegays

.... ib.

[ No. IV. ] 17 Richard II. c. 8.— The Sheriffs, and all other the King's Officers,

shall suppress Rioters, and Imprison them, and all other offending against the

Peace

219

[ No. V. ] 20 Richard II. c. 1.-No man skall ride or go armed. Launcegays shall

be put out

ib.

[ No. VI.) 5 Henry IV. c. 5.-It shall be felony to cut out the Tongue, or pull

out the Eyes, of the King's liege people

ib.

[ No. VII. ] 13 Henry IV. c. 7.-The Justices of the Peace and the Sheriffs shall

arrest those which commit any Riot, &c. inquire of them, and record their

Offences

220

[ No. VIII. ] 2 Henry V. st. 1. c. 8.-Commissions shall be awarded to inquire of

a Riot, and of the Justices' default therein

[ No. IX. ] 3 Henry VI. c. 1.-Masons shall not confederate themselves in Chapi-

ters and Assemblies

222

[ No. X. ) 8 Henry VI. c. 6.- If any threaten, by casting of Bills to burn a House,

if Money be not laid in a certain Place; and after do burn the House : Such

burning of Houses shall be adjudged High Treason

223

( No. XI. ] 11 Henry VI. c. 11.–The Punishment of those that make Assault

upon any that come to the Parliament

ib.

[ No. XII. ] Henry VII. c. 7.—The principal Leaders of any Persons to commit

a Riot or unlawful Assembly, shall be committed to Prison so long Timè, and

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pay such Fine, and be bound to the Peace with Sureties in such a Sum of Money

as shall seem meet to the Justices of Peace before whom the Complaint is

made, or the Indictment found. And if the Riot be with Forty Persous, or

thought heinous, then the Justices of Peace shall certify the same, and send up

the Record of Couviction to the King and his Council. [To endure to the next

Parliument.]

223

[ No. XIII. ] 19 Henry VII. c. 13.-Riot

224

[ No. XIV. ] 21 Henry VIII. c. 20.-The President shall be associate with the

Chancellor, &c, in Examination and Punishing of Riots, &c. Obs. 16 Car. I.

225

[ No. XV. ] 26 Henry VIII. c. 11.-Whosoever dwelling in Wales, or the

Marches thereof, sball assault, beat or hurt any person of the County of Glou-

cester, Salop, or Hereford, and shall be indicted and convict thereof, shall be ove

Year imprisoned.-[To endure to the next Parliament.] ...

ib.

[
No. XVI. ] 33 Henry VIII. c. 12.—The Bill for the Household

ib.

229

[ No. XVIII. ] 3 and 4 Edward VI. c. 5.-It shall be High Treason for Twelve

Persons or above, being assembled together, to attempt to kill or imprison any of

the King's Council, or to alter any Laws, and to continue together by the space

of an Hour, being commanded by a Justice of Peace, Mayor, Sheriff, &c. to re-

turn. And it shall be Felony for Twelve Persons or above, to practise to destroy

any Park, Pond, Couduit or Dove-house, or to have Common or Way in any

Ground, or to pull down any Houses, Barns, or Mills, or to burn any Stack of

Corn, or to abate the Rents of any Lands, or the Prices of any Victual, and to

continue together an Hour, being commanded by a Justice of Peace, Sheriffs,

Bailiffs, &c. by a Proclaination to return. EXP. 7 Ed. 6 cap 11. and REP. I M.

sess. 2. cap. 12.

231

[ No. XIX. ] 5 and 6 Edward VI. C. 4.-Against Quarrelling and Fighting in

Churches and Churchyards

ib.

[ No. XX. ] 1 Mary, sess. 2. c. 12.

ib.

[ No. XXI. ] 4 and 5 Philip and Mary, c. 4.-An Act that Accessaries in Murder

and divers Felonies, shall not bave the Benefit of Clergy

232

[ No. XXII. ]. 1 Elizabeth, c. 16.—The Statute made Anno 1 Mar. sess. 2. c. 12.

against unlawful and rebellious Assemblies, shall be continued duriog the

Queen's Life, and until the end of the Parliament then next following EXP. ib.

[ No. XXIII. ] 13 Charles II. c. 5.-An Act against Tumults and Disorders upon

Pretence of preparing or presenting Public Petitions or other Addresses to his

Majesty or the Parliament

ib.

[ No. XXIV. ]. 22 and 23 Charles II. c. 1.-An Act to prevent malicious Maiming

and Wounding

ib.

[ No. XXV. ] 22 and 23 Charles II. c. 7.–An Act to prevent the malicious Burn-

ing of Houses, Stacks of Corn and Hay, and killing or maiming of Cattle ..

[ No. XXVI. ] 22 and 23 Charles II. c. 11.–An Act to prevent the Delivery up of

Merchants' Ships, and for the Increase of good and serviceable Shipping 235

[ No. XXVII. ] 1 Anne, st. 2. c. 9.–An Act for punishing Accessaries to Felonies,

and Receivers of Stolen Goods, and to prevent the wilful burning and des

stroying of Ships ..

236

[ No. XXVIII. ] 9 Anne, c. 16.-An Act to make an Attempt on the Life of a

Privy Counsellor, in the Execution of his Office, to be Felony without Benefit

of Clergy

237

[ No. XXIX. ] 12 Anne, st. 2. c. 18.-An Act for the Preserving all such Ships

and Goods thereof, which shall happen to be forced on Shore, or stranded, upon

the Coasts of this Kingdom, or any other of her Majesty's Dominions ib.

[ No. XXX. ] 1 George I. st. 2. c. 5.-An Act for preventing Tumults and riotous

Assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing the Rioters ib.

[ No. XXXI. ] 1 George I. st. 2. c. 25.-An Act to prevent Disturbances by Sea-

men, and others; and to preserve the Stores belonging to his Majesty's Navy

Royal; and also for explaining an Act for the better preventing the Imbezil-

ment of his Majesty's Stores of War, and preventing Cheats, Frauds, and

Abuses in paying Seamen's Wages ; and for reviving and coutinuing an Act for

the more effectual Suppression of Piracy

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