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Alimony, 278, 287.
Allegiance, 405.

natural and real, 410,

411.

oath of, 407, n., 628.
Allowance to bankrupts, 162.
Ambassadors, 496.
Ammunition, exportation or im-

portation of, 514.
Animals, brood of, 23.

domitæ naturæ, 5.
feræ naturæ, 5, 19, 233.
property in, 4-9, 21.

stealing, 7.
Animus revertendi, 6.
Annates, 540. .
Annual parliaments, 332.
Annuities for lives, 92.
Annulling bankruptcy, 171, n.
Annus luctus, 293.
Antenati, 290.
Antenuptial settlements, 283.
Anticipation clauses, 282.
Appointment, public, extinction on

demise of king, 398.
Apprentices, 240.

parish, 241.
Archbishops, 325.
Armies, standing, 595.
Arms, exportation and importation

of, 514.
Army, 510, 590—599.
Arrangement, deed of, under su-

perintendence of
court of bank-

rup.cy, 175, 190.
petition for, by trader,

174.
for separation of hus-

band and wife, 284.
Array, commission of, 593.
Arrest, of debtor, before judgment,

abolished, 176.
members of parliament pri-

vileged from, 348.
Articles of the navy, 602.

Articles of war, 596.
Artificers, rank or degree of, 623.
Assembling of parliament, 329.
Assessed taxes, 580.
Assets, 210, 212, n., 215.

in futuro, 215.
Assignee of bankrupt, 158, 164,

166, 170.
official, 158.

of insolvent estate, 179.
Assignment, in bankruptcy, 164.

in trust for creditors,

152
of chattels, 47.
of chose in action, 44,

121.
of copyright, 38.
of patent, ib.

of personalty, 43–52.
Assize of arms, 592.
Atheling, Edgar, 431, 432, 433,

442.
Athelstan, 430.
Aubaine, droit de, 418.
Augmentation of livings, 542.
Aulnager, 529.
Aurum reginæ, 455.
Autre droit, 277, 280.
Author- see COPYRIGHT.
Average, general, 132.

loss, 130.

B.

Bachelor, 619, n.

knight, 619.
Bailiffs, 638.

bound, 639.
in inferior courts, 638,1

of hundreds, 639.
Bailee, his property in goods, 84

his right of lien, 81.
when liable for negligen

80.
Bailment, 10.

contract of, 78.

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Balance of the constitution, 333.
Bankruptcy, 143.

arrangement and com-

position, in, 174–see
ADJUDICATION-As-

SIGNEE.
assignees in, 158.
commissioners of, 148,n.
consolidation Act(1849),

147.
dividend in, 171, 174.
effect of, on bankrupt's

property, 164.
fiai of, 148, n.
of companies, 148,155, n.
of member of parliament,

351.
official assignees in, 158
petition in, 148, u.
proceedings in, 156.
proof of debts in, 171.
what acts amount to,

151, 152.
who may become a bank-

rupt, 148.
Bankrupt, a trader becomes, by

what acts, 151, 152.
bonâ fide conveyance by,

167, 168.
certificate to be granted

to, 161.
felonious conduct in, 160.
fraudulent conveyance by,

152, 169.
how made a, 156.
last examination of, 160.
liable to arrest, when, 159.
may have an allowance,

162.
offer of composition by,

174.
protection of, 161.
must make full disclosure,

160.
must surrender himself,

ib.
wbat property vests in

the assignee of, 164.
where not entitled to his

certificate, 163.
Banneret, knight, 619, 622, n.
Banns, 257, 259, 261.

in a wrong name, 257, n.

Bastards, 256, 285, 290, 292—
306

affiliation and mainte-

nance of, 303.

settlement of, 305, n.
Bath, Knight of the, 619, 622, n.
Beacons, 513.
Bees, 6, 7, n.
Benefit of clergy, 616, n.
Bible, printing of The, 39.
Bill in parliament, 389–394.

of exchange, 52, 96, 111-125
of exchequer, 582.
of exclusion, 444.
of lading, 48.
of Rights, 479.
of sale, 47, 48.

filing of, 51.
Births, registry of, 261.
Bishops, 335.

former jurisdiction of, in

courts of probate, 203,

204.
in house of lords, 335.
precedency of, 621, n.

temporalities of, 538.
Blood royal, 460, 461.
Board of Trade, 468, n.
Bona confiscata, 557.
Bona notabilia, 203.

vacantia, 546.

waviata, 554.
Bonds, 106.
Boroughs, parliamentary represent-

ation of, 340, 364, 371, 378,

379.

Borrowing, 87.
Bottomry, 91, 135.
Bound bailiffs, 639,

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Cabinet council, 468.

ministers, ib.
Canal companies, 85, n.
Canon law, 251, 255, 257, 290.
Canute, king, 431.
Capita, distribution per, 221, 222.
Capture, property by, 18. -
Carrier, 56, 83.
Carta, Magna-see Magna Carta.
Case, special, concurring in, on be-

half of lunatic, 524, 1.
Castles, 511.
Casts, copyright in, 41.
Caveat against marriage, 263, n.

against patent, 28.

emptor, 75.
Centesimæ, 89.
Certificate of bankrupt, 161—164

to kill game, 21.
Cession, Roman law of, 145.
Chancellor, lord high, precedency

of, 621, n.
Speaker of the House

of Lords, 387.
Change in firm, effect of, on gua-

rantee, 104.
Character of servant, 244.
Charles I., 443.

Charles II., 444.
Charterer, 137.
Charter-party, 137, 138.
Chattels, 2.

assignment of, 47.
delivery of possession of,

49.
gift of, 45.
incorporeal, 9.
personal, 2, 9.
property in, 10.
real, 2.
subject to law of perpe-

tuity, 13.
Cheque crossed, 114, n.
Chelsea Hospital, 599.
Chester, earl of, 460.
Child and parent, law of, 289.

duty of, towards parents, 301.

-see PARENT.
illegitimate, 289, 290, 302.

legitimnate, 289.
Chiltern Hundreds, 387.
Choice of assignees in bankruptcy

158, 164
Chose in action, 11, 44, 121.
Christian courts—see ECCLESIAI

TICAL Courts.
Church, marriage in, 260.
Cinque ports, 512, n., 551, n.

warden of the, 381
Circuits of insolvent commissionen

178, n.
Cities, representation of, 340.
Civil government, 324.

liberty, 475.

list, 527, 587.
Clergy, benefit of, 616, n.

not eligible to House

Commons, 372.
Clerk not a servant, 239, 240.

of parliament, 393.
Club, liability of members of, 98
Coast guard, 601, n.
Codicil, 200, 201.
Cognovit, where void, 169.

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of insolvency, 178.
of inland revenue,

581.
of patents, 28.
of woods, forests and
land revenues, 543,

n.
of works and public

buildings, 543, n.
Commitment of a bill, 391.

of bankrupts, 159,

160
Committee, judicial, of privy coun-

cil, 471.
of lunatic, 523, 524.
of parliament, 385,

391.

select, 385.
Commonalty, the, 608, 618.
Common carrier, 83.
Commons, house of, 325, 339. See

PARLIAMENT.
Companies Clauses Consolidation

Act, 390, n.
Company, bankruptcy of, 148, 150,

n., 155, n.
Composition, effect of, 174.
Compound householders, registra-

tion of, 370, 371.
Computation of consanguinity ac-

cording to civilians,

Condition, impossible, 63, n., 107,

108.

precedent, 63.
Confirmatio chartarum, 478.
Confiscation, revenue from, 557.
Confusion of goods, 23.
Conquest, Norman, 431.
Consanguinity, 206, 255.

table of, 206.
Conservators of the peace, 648.
Consideration of a bill, or note, 122,

123.
of a contract, 55, n.,

59.
Consignee of goods, 48, 77.
Consignor of goods, 48.
Consolidated fund, 586, 587.
Consort, queen, 453.

T'he Prince, 458.
Constable, 656.

action against, 659.
appointment of, ib.
chief, 663.
county, 662.
high, 657, 658.
parish, 660.
petty, 657, 661,

special, 661.
Constitution, English, 333, 473.
Construction of contracts, 62.
Contingent legacy, 217.
Contract by agents, 64.

by deed, 53.
by infants-lunatics -61.
by married woman, 61,

62, 277.

by persons under duress,

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206.
according to canonists,

ib.

Contract, definition of, 53,54, n.

executed, 57.
executory, ib.
express, 56.
implied, ib.
in market overt, 71, 72.
of bailment, 78.
of bills and notes, 111.
of bonds, 106.
of guarantee, 103.
of insurance, 125.
of partnership, 97.

of sale, 67.

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of the loan of inoney, 87.
parol, 54.
simple, ib.
verbal, ib.
warranty on, 75.

written, 54.
Contribution, 105.
Convening parliament, 329.
Convention of peers, 465.

parliament, The, 331.
Convocation, 534, 535.
Co-partnership, 97.
Copyhold, franchise by, 360.
Copyright, 9, 34, 40.

author's interest in, 36.
is deemed personal pro.

perty, 36, n.
remedies for infringe-

ment of, 38.
in the colonies, 37, n.
international, 41.
right of foreigners to ac-

quire, 34, n.
Cornwall, duke of, 460.

mines in, 556.
Corodies, 539, n.
Coronation oath, 403.
Coroner, 640.

for district, 642.
Coroner's inquest, 643–645.
Correction of apprentice, 242.

of servant, 243.

of wife, 273.
Corrupt practices prevention Act,

382.
Co-surety, 104.

Corerture-see MARRIAGE.
Council, great, of the realm, 326.

royal, 465.
County Courts,
jurisdiction, in insolvency,

190.

as to legacies, 225, n.
Councillors of Crown, 465.
Counties, divisions of, 654.

elections for, 358, 377.
electors for, 379.
representation of, 349,

358, 370, 377, 379.
Court martial, 596.

of bankruptcy, 157, 175, 190.
of divorce, 250, 287.
of insolvency, 153, 178, 190.
of inquiry, 596, 0.
of orphans, 321.

of probate, 198, 225.
Courts, authority to erect, 516.
of justice, independence of,

481.
revenue from, 545.
Cousins, first, 256.
Covenant, 53.
Coverture, 273.

effect of, 273–280.
Creditor, grant of administration to,

207.
opposition of, to discharge

in insolvency,

182.
to certificate in
bankruptcy,

162.
power of arresting debtor

-see ARREST.
proof of debts by, in bank-

ruptcy, 171.
Crossed cheque, 114, n.
Crown—see King.

hereditary succession and

title to, 422, 427, 428,

444.
lands, 542.
leases, 542, 543.
prerogative of, 473.
revenue of, 536.
settlement of, 448, 450.

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