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James I., 441.
James II., 145.
Jetsam, 549.
Jew bill, 421, n.
Jewish parent, 297, n.
Jews, legal condition of, 269, 415.

marriage of, 260, 265, 269.

sitting in parliament, 345, n.
John, king, 434, 478.
Joint-stock companies, bankruptcy

of, 148, 150, 1).
Act, (1856)

97.
Joint tenancy in things personal,

12, 13, 14,
Jointure, 283.
Judges, 482.

not eligible to house of

commons, 372
Judgment debts, 97, 141, 142.
Judicial coinmittee of the privy

council, 471.

separation, 287.
Jure divino title to throne, 423,

427, 443, 451.
king de, 438, 439.
Jurisdiction of parliament, 342.
Jury, trial by, before sheriff, 635.
Jus albinatus, 418.

coronæ, 402.

relictæ, 193, n.
Justice, king the fountain of, 515.

sale, denial or delay of,

481

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Kin, next of, 205, 206, 219, 220.
| Kindred, degrees of, 205, 206.
King, 401.

abdication by, 445, 493.
allegiance of subjects to, 405.
ambassadors of, 496.

arbiter of commerce, 527.
!

audience of the, 466.
can be guilty of no laches,

493.
can do no wrong, 489.
coronation, oath of, 403.
councils of, 465.
death of, 488.
declaration of war by, 503.
de facto and de jure, 438, 439.
dignity of, 486.
dispenser of justice, 515.
fainily of, 453–461.
forces of, 590-607
fountain of honour, 525.
grant by, 490.
head of the Church, 533.
his general relation to the

people, 401.
how far barred by lapse of

time, 493, 494.
legislative power of, 509.
letters of marque and reprisal

by, 505.
may issue writ of ne exeat

regno, 514
military cominand vested in,

510.
pardening by, 517.
parens patriæ, 519.
perpetuity of, 488, 489.
petitioning of, 483.
prerogative of, 473-535.

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n.

King, proclamations by, 518. ' Legitimacy, 289.

prosecution by, 517.
revenue of, 536-589.

Legitim, 193, n.
review of his power and pre- Letters, carriage of, 576.
rogative, 604-607.

franking, 578, n.
safe conduct by, 506.

of administration, see Ad-
succession of, 422—452.

MINISTRATION.
title of, ib.

of marque, 505.
treaties by, 503.

patent, 25.
King's books, 541.

Levitical degrees, 255, 256.
printer, privilege of, 39, 395, ' Liberties, or privileged districts,

636.
Knight, 618-620, 622.

Liberty, natural, 474.
bachelor, 619.

political or civil, 474, 1755.
banneret, ib.
of the Bath, ib.

Licence, deeds of, 31.
of the Garter, 618.

marriage by, 258, 261,
of the shire, 340, 358, 377.

266.
į Liege homage, 406.

lord, ib.
Lien, 81.

Lieutenancy, commission of, 593.
Labourers, 240, 622, n., 623.
Laches of infant, 310,

Lieutenant, deputy. 595.

lord, 593, n., 595.
of king, 493.

Life annuity, 92.
Lading, bill of, 48.

insurance, 133.
Land-tax, revenue from, 563—568. peerage, 614, n.
Land Clauses Consolidation Act, : Ligan, 549.
390, 11.

Lighthouses, 513.
Language of acts of parliament, Lighting and watching in boroughs,
390, n.

664.
Lapsed legacy, 217.

in parishes,

ib.
Larceny Act, 73.
Law, martial, 598, 1.

Limitation of Crown, 444, 448.
parliamentary, 346.

of indictments, 493.
Roman, 290.

Limited administration, 209.
Lay days, 138.

Lineal consanguinity, 206, 255.
Leagues and alliances, 503.

Liquidated damages, 110.
Leasehold, franchise by possessing Literary property, 34.
a, 360.

Liverymen of London, 369.
Legacies, 215, 217.

Loan of money, contract of, 87.
lapsed, 217.
of stock, 201, n., 210, n.,

Loans for the public service, 583
213, 11., 218, n., 584, n.

--585.
recovery of, 225. Local allegiance, 411.
Legacy duty, 215, 580.

London, customs of, 222, 223.
Legislative and executive powers, Lord Chancellor – see CHANCEL-

325.

LOR

M.

Lord warden of cinque ports, 512, n. | Marriage, in Scotland, 269, n.
Lords Act, the, 178, n.

notice book, 262.
house of, 337.

of the royal family, 269,
laws and customs of, 352.

463, 464.
spiritual, 335.

prohibited degrees in,
temporal, 338.

255, 256.

promise of, 55, 254.
Lunatics, 61, 254, 372, 521.

settlements, 283.
contracts by, 61.
custody of, 519, 521. I Marriage Acts, 257, 261.
marriage by, 254.

Married women, disabilities of, 43,
wives of pauper, 277, n.

62, 200, 277,
Lunacy Regulation Act, (1853)

effect of their co
523.

verture on per-

son, 273.
on property, ib.
on transactions,

277.
Madmen--see Lunatics.

liabilities of, 279,
Magna Charta, 478.

280.
Magistrates, 325, 625, 648—656–

protection of, 276,
see Justices of the PEACE.

278, 279.
Maintenance of bastards, 294, 302,

| Martial, courts, 596, 598.
304.

law, 598, n.
of children, 294.

Mary, queen, 426, 440.
Maintenance of parents, 301.

Master and servant, 236.
of wife, 278, 285.

menial servant, 239.
Majora regalia, 485.

labourers, 240
Maladministration of government,

clerks, 239, 240.
489, 492.

apprentices, 240.
Male preferred to female in de.

power of master over the

servant, 242.
scent of Crown, 426.

may protect servant, 244.
Malt, excise on, 575.

liable for acts of servant,
Manufacture, patent for, 26.

248.
Marches, the, 609.

Master of the Rolls, 353, n., 372, n.
Margaret, queen of Scotland, 434. Masters in Lunacy, 523.
Marine forces, 600.

Matilda, empress, 433, 434.
insurance, 126.

Measures aud weights, 527.
Marines, the, 604.

Members of parliament, 339, 347.
Market and fair, 527.

bankrupt, 350,351.
overt, 52, 71, 72.

election of, 356,
Marque. letters of, 505.

384.
Marquess, 609.

privileges of, 347.

qualification of,
Marriage, 250, 270.

371.
abroad, 270.
contracts in restraint of. Menial servants, 239.
60, n., 111.

| Mensâ et thoro, divorce à, 285,
in India, 269, n.

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Mensura Domini regis, 529.
Merchants, foreign, protection of, | National allegiance, 410, 411.
507.

Church, 533.
Merger of a simple contract in a

debt, 582.
deed, 57.

liberty, 475.
Metropolitan police Acts, 650, n., | Naturalization, 345, 419.
660, n.

by certificate, 345, n.,
magistrates,

419.
650, n., 655, n. ! Natural-born subject, 413.
Michel-gemote, 326.

Nature, guardianship by, 315.
Michel-synoth, ib.

Naval coast volunteers, 604, n.
Military asylum at Chelsea, 599, n. | Navy, 600—604.
forces, 590.

Ne exeat regno, 514, 515.
hospital, 599.

Necessaries, liability of husband to
Militia, 510, 593—595.

provide, 277.

of parents or
Mines, prerogative as to, 556.

children to
Ministers, impeachment of, 491,

provide, 296.
492.

Negligence in bailee, 80.
of State, 468.
Minora regalia, 485.

Negotiability of bills, 113.

of notes, 123, 124.
Minority-see Age.

Negotiable instruments, 52, 113,
Misgovernment, 489, 492.

114, 122.
Misrepresentation or fraud in a Negro slaves, 477.
policy, 136.

Net profits, 161, n.
Mixed subjects of property, 226.

Newspapers, stamps on, 579, n.
Models, copyright in, 41.

Next of kin, 205, 206, 219.
Monarchy, 422, 424.

Night, poaching by, 20, n.
Money, loan of, 87.
has no earmark, 122, n.

Nobility, 335, 525, 608–624.
interest on, 89, 91, 95.

Nobleman, tried by his peers, 615.
Money of the realm, current, 529, | Non compos – see LUNATICS.
531.

Nonsuited, Crown cannot be, 518.
Monopoly, 25, 26.

Norman Conquest, 431.
Monopolies, statute of, 25.

Note of hand, 123.
Monuments, 234.

Notice of action to justices, 655.
Mortgage creditor in bankruptcy, of dishonour, 117, 118.
173.

of marriage, 262, 266.
payment of out of per-
sonal estate, 213, n.

Nudum pactum, 58.
Moveables, property in, 4.

Nulli vendemus, &c. rectum vel
Musical performances, copyright in,

justitiam, 481.
40.

Nullum tempus occurrit regi, 193.
Mutiny Act, 596, 602.

Nuncupative will, 200, 201.
Mutual promises, 53, 11., 59. Nurture, guardianship for, 315.

Parliament, 325.

adjourument of, 396.
Oath against bribery, 380, n.

annual, 332.
by members of parliament,

constituent parts of,
344.

333, 509.
coronation, 403.

dissolution of, 398.
of abjuration, allegiance and

duration of, 399.
supremacy, 408, 628.

election of members of,
declaration in lieu of, 627, n.,

356, 385.
628.

laws and customs of,
of office, 627.

342.
Obligor and obligee of a bond, 106.

manner and time of

convening, 329.
Occupancy, tiile by, 16.

members of, 339, 347.
Occupation, franchise by, 359, 367.

mode of proceeding in
Office, definition of, 626.

making laws, 387.
how conferred, 627.

privileges of, 347, 351,
how forfeited, 628.

353.
of trust, 626, 627.

prorogation of, 396.
ministerial, 627.

rolls, 390.
not a tenement when, 626, n. Parliamentary impeachment, 491.
swearing in to, 627.

papers, printing of,
Officers of State, 468, n.

351.
Offices and pensions, duty on, 581. | Parol assignment, 47.

creation of, by Crown, 525. I contracts, 53, 54.
Official assignee, 159.

| Pars rationabilis, doctrine of, 192,
Ordinance of parliament, 337, 342.

193.
Ordinary, 195, n.

Partial loss, 130, 131.
Orphans, court of, 321.

Particular lien, 81.
Overt, market, 52, 71,

Partnership, 97.
Outlawry, 481.

· Patent, how obtained, 25-30.

infringement of, 32, 35.
letters, 25, 26.

right, 9, 31.
P.

Patentee, his rights under letters
Pantomime, 40, n.

patent, 31, 33.

acts relating to, 28.
Paraphernalia, 276.

Patterns, copyright in, 41.
Pardon, 518.
not pleadable to impeach-

Pauper, relief of his wife, 277, n.
ment, 605.

| Pawnbrokers, 72, 79.

Act, 72.
Pardoning, prerogative of, 518.

Pawns by agents, 77, 78.
Parens patriæ, 194, 519.

Peace and war, prerogative as to,
Parent and child, 289.
duty of, towards child, 294.

breach of the, 517.
powers of, over child, 298–

justice of the, 648_see Jos.
see Child.

TICES.
Parish apprentices, 241.

Peerages, different classes of, 337,1.
Parks, 543, n.

for life, 614, n.

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