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INDE X.

The small numerals denote the Books; the ciphers the Pages of the Commentaries.

Abatement of freehold, iii. 167.

indictment, iv. 334.
nuisance, iii. 5.
writ, count, or suit, iii. 301.
plea in, iii. 301, iv. 334.
Abbey-lands, ii. 32, iv. 116.

molesting their possessors, iv. 116.
Abbots, i. 155.
Abbreviations, iii. 323.
Abdication, i. 212, iv. 78.
Abduction of child, iii. 140.

heiress, iv. 208.
ward, iii. 141.
wife, iii. 139.
women, i. 443.
or kidnapping, iv. 219.
Abearance, good, security for, iv. 251, 256.
Abeyance, ii. 107.
Abigei, iv. 239.
Abjuration, oath of, i. 368.

of the realm, iv. 56, 124, 332, 377.
Absolute power of the crown, i. 250.

property, ii. 389.
rights and duties, i. 123.
Abstract of a fine, ii. 351, app. 15.
Accedas ad curiam, iii. 34.
Acceptance of bills, ii. 469.
Accession, property by, ii. 404.
Accessories, iv. 35.

after the fact, iv. 37.
before the fact, iv. 36.

when to be tried, iv. 323.
Accidents, where relieved against, iii. 431.
Accomplices, discovery of, iv. 330, 331.
Accord, iii. 15.
Account-books, when evidence, üïi. 368.

cognizable in equity, iii. 437.

writ of, iii. 164.
Accroaching royal power, iv. 76.
Ac etiam, iii. 288, app. 18.
Act of bankruptcy, ii. 477.
grace, how passed, i. 184.

when pleaded, iv. 396.
parliament, i. 85.

disobedience to, iv. 122.
how made, i. 181.
its ancient form, i. 182.
power, i. 186.
private, i. 86, ii. 344.
public, i. 85.

when binding on the crown, i. 261.
Action at law, iii. 116.

chose in, ii. 397.
ex contractu, iii. 117.

delicto, iii. 117.
feodal, iii. 117.

Action at law, mixed, ii. 118.

personal, iii. 117.
plea to, iii. 303.
property in, ii. 396.

real, iii. 117.
Actual right of possession, ii. 196.
Additions, i. 407, iii. 302, iv. 306, 334.
Adherence to the king's enemies, iv. 82.
Adjoining county, trial in, iii. 383.
Adjournment of parliament, i. 186.
Admeasurement of dower, ii. 136, iii. 183.

pasture, iii. 238.
Administration, ii. 489.

cum testamento annexo, ii. 504.
de bonis non, ii. 506.
durante absentia, ii, 503.
durante minore ætate, ii. 503.

limited or special, ii, 506.
Administrator, ii. 504, iv. 428.
Admiralty causes, iii. 106.

court of, iii. 69, iv. 268.
Admission of a clerk, i. 390.
Admittance to copyholds, ii. 370.
Admittendum clericum, writ ad, iii. 250.
Ad quod damnum, writ of, ii. 271.
Advertising for stolen goods, iv. 134.
Adultery, i. 441, iii, 139, iv. 65, 191.
Advocate, iii. 26.
Advocatus fisci, iii. 27.
Advowson, ii. 21, iv. 426.
Æquitas sequitur legem, ii. 330, iii. 441.
Affectum, challenge propter, iii. 363, iv. 352.
Affeerors of amercements, iv. 379.
Affidavit, in general, iii. 304.
Affinity, i. 434.
Affirmance of judgments, iii. 411*.
Affray, iv. 145.
Age, action suspended by, iii. 300.

of consent to marriage, i. 436.

persons how reckoned, i. 463, iv, 22.
Aggregate corporation, i. 469.

fund, i. 331.
Agistment, ii. 452.
Agnati, ii. 235.
Agnus Dei, &c., iv. 115.
Agriculture, its original, ii. 7.
Aid-prayer, iii. 300.
Aids, feodal, ii. 63, 86, iv. 418, 419.

parliamentary, i. 308.
Air, right to, ii. 14.
Albinatus jus, i. 372, 373.
Alderman, i. 117.
Alderney, island of, i. 107.
Alehouses, iv. 64, 167.
Alfred, his dome-book, i. 64, iv. 411.
Alias writ, iii. 283, app. 15, iv. 319.

Alienation, ii. 287.

Approvement in felony and treason, iv. 329.
fine for, ii. 71, iv. 418.

of commons, ii. 34, iii. 240.
forfeiture by, ii. 268.

Approvers, iv. 330.
Alien priories, i. 386, iv. 113.

compelling prisoners to become, iv. 128.
Aliens, i. 366, 371, ii. 249, 274, 293, iv. 111. Appurtenant common, ii. 33.
du.y, i. 316, 372, 374.

Arbitrary consecrations of tithes, i. 113, ii. 26
Alimony, i. 441, iii. 94.

Arbitration, iii. 16.
Allegation, iii. 100.

Archbishop, i. 155, 377.
Allegiance, i. 366, iv. 74.

Archdeacon, i. 383.
local, i. 370.

his court, iii. 64.
natural, i. 369.

Archdeaconry, i. 112.
oath of, i. 367, iv. 274.

Arches court, jii. 64.
refusing it, iv. 116.

dean of, iii. 65.
withdrawing from, iv. 87.

Areopagus, court of, ii. 365, iv. 169, 348.
Allodial property, ii. 47, 60.

Aristocracy, i. 49.
Allodium, ii. 105.

Armed, being unusually, iv. 149.
Allowance of franchise, iii. 263.

Armies, i. 262.
pardons, iv. 401, 402.

standing, i. 414, iv. 419, 439, 441.
writs of error, iv. 392.

Armorial ensigns, ii. 428, iï. 105.
to bankrupts, ii. 483.

Armour, &c., embezzling the king's, iv. 101.
Alluvion, ii. 261.

statutes of, i. 411.
Almanac, its authority, iii. 333.

Arms and ammunition, exporting them i. 265.
Alteration of deeds, ii. 308.

right of having, i. 143.
Amended bill in equity, iii. 448.

Arraignment, iv. 322, app. 3.
Amendments at law, iii. 407, iv. 439.

incidents to, iv. 324.
Amercement, ii. app. 19, iii. 376, iii. app. 5, 6, Array, challenge to, iii. 359, iv. 352.
25, 26, iv. 379, 423.

commission of, i. 411.
action for, iii. 159.

Arrest of judgment, iii. 393, app. 11, iv. 375.
American colonies, i. 108.

of persons, iii. 288, iv. 289.
Ancestor, ii. 209.

seamen and soldiers, i. 421.
Ancestors, how numerous, ii. 203.

Arson, iv. 220.
Ancestral actions, iii. 186.

appeal of, iv. 314.
Animals, larceny of, iv. 235.

Articles of the navy, i. 420.
property in, ii. 5.

war, i. 415.
Animus furandi, iv. 230, 232.

Artificers, i. 407.
revertendi, ii. 392.

residing abroad, iv. 160*.
Annual parliaments, i. 153.

transporting them, iv, 160*.
Annuities, ii. 40.

As, Roman divisions of, 462.
for lives, ii. 461.

Ascendants excluded from inheriting, ii. 210.
Annulum et baculum, investiture per, i. 378. Asportation, iv. 231.
Annus luctus, i. 456.

Assault, iii. 120, iv. 145, 216.
Answer in chancery, iii. 446.

costs in action for, iii. 401.
Answer upon oath, iii. 100.

Assembly of estates, i. 147.
Ancient demesne, i. 286, ii. 99.

riotous or unlawful, iv. 146.
Apostasy, iv. 43.

Assensu patris, dower ex, ii. 132.
Apparel, excess.in, iv. 171.

Assessments, i. 312.
Apparent, heir, ii. 208.

Assets, ii. 510.
right of possession, ii. 196.

by descent, or real, ii. 244, 302, 340.
Appeal by approvers, iv. 330.

personal, ii. 510.
how differing from writ of error, iii. 455. Assignees of bankrupt, ii. 480.
of arson, iv. 314.

Assignment of bankrupt's effects, ii. 485.
death, iv. 314, 424.

of chose in action, ii. 442.
felony, iv. 314.

dower, ii. 135.
larceny, ib.

errors, iii. app. 24.
mayhem, ib.

estate, ii. 326.

reversions, iii. 168.
treason, ib.

Assigns, ii. 289.
prosecution by, iv. 312, 424.

Assize, certificate of, iii. 389.
to parliament, iii. 454.

commission of, iii. 60, iv. 269, 424.
Rome, iv. 115, 421.

court of, iii. 58.
Appearance to actions, iii. 290.

general, i. 148.
day of the term, or return, iii. 278.

grand, iii. 341, 351, app. 5, iv. 422.
Appellee on approvement, iv. 330.

justices of, iii. 59, iv 269.
Appendant, advowson, ii. 22.

killing them, iv. 84.
common, ii. 33.

of arms, i. 411, ii. 66.
Appointment to charitable uses, ii. 376.

bread, breaking, iv. 169.
Appraisement, commission of, iii. 262.

rent of, ii. 42.
Apprentice-fee, duty on, i. 324.

turned into a jury, iii. 408.
Apprentices, i. 426, 427, iv. 159*.

writ of, iii. 184, iv. 422.
Apprenticii ad legem, iii. 27.

Association, writ of, iii. 60.
Appropriations, i. 384.

Assumpsit, express, iii. 158.

rape, ib.

Assumpsit, implied, iii. 159.

Bank, misbehaviour of its officers, iv. 231.
Assurances, common, ii. 294.

Bankrupt, ii. 471, iv. 431, 436.
covenant for farther, ii. ap?. 11.

Bankruptcy, ii. 285, 471.
Atheling, i. 199.

cognizance of, iii. 428.
Attachment against witnesses, iii. 369.

fraudulent, iv. 156.
for contempts, iv. 283.

Banneret, knight, i. 403.
in chancery, iii. 443, 444.

Banns, i. 439.
with proclamation, iii. 444.

Bar of dower, ii. 136.
writ of, iii. 280, app. 13.

plea in, iii. 306, iv. 335, 396.
Attachments, court of, iii. 71.

trial at, iii. 352, iv. 351.
Attainder, ii, 251, iv. 380.

Bargain and sale of lands, ii. 338, app. 2.
act of, iv. 259.

Bargemaster, action against, iii. 165.
Attaint, grand jury in, iii. 351, 404.

Baron, i. 398.
writ of, iii. 402, iv. 361.

and feme, i. 433.
Attainted persons, ii. 290, iv. 380.

Baronet, i. 403.
Attempt to rob, iv. 242.

Baronies of bishops, i. 156.
to steal fish, iv. 236.

Barretry, iv. 134.
Attestation of deeds, ii. 307, app. 1, 3, 12, 13. Barristers, i. 23, iii. 26.
devises, ii. 376.

Base fees, ii. 109.
Attorney at law, iii. 25.

services, ii, 61.
action against, iii. 165.

tenants, ii. 148.
Attorney-general, iii. 27.

Bastard, i. 454.
information by, iii. 261, 427, 1v. 308.

administration to, ii. 505.
Attorney, warrant of, to confess judgment, iii. concealment of its death, iv. 198, 358.
397.

eignè, ii. 248.
Attornment, ii. 72, 288, 290.

incapacity of, i. 458.
Aubaine, droit de; i. 372, 373.

maintenance of, i. 457.
4udita querela, writ of, iii. 405.

punishment for having, iv. 65.
Auditors in account, iii. 164.

Bath, knight of the, i. 403.
Averium, ii. 424.

Battel, trial by, iii. 337, app. 3, iv. 346, 418.
Averment, iii. 309, 313, iv. 340.

422, 424.
Augmentation of vicarages and curacies, i. 388. Battery, iii. 120, iv. 216.
Aula regia, or regis, iii. 38, iv. 416, 422.

inspection of, iii. 333.
Aulnager, i. 275.

of a clergyman, iv. 217.
Avowry, iii. 150.

servant, iii. 142.
Aurum reginæ, i. 221.

Bawdy-houses, iv. 29, 64, 167.
Auter droit, ii, 177.

Beaconage, suit for, iii108.
Auter foits acquit, iv. 335.

Beacons, i. 264.
attaint, iv. 336.

Behaviour, good security for, iv. 251, 256, 402.
convict, ib.

Beheading, iv. 92, 376.
Auter vie, tenant pur, ii. 120.

Benefices, iv. 107.
Authorities in law, i. 72.

Benefit of clergy, iv. 333, 365, 413, 429, 441.
Award, iii. 16.

Benevolence, compulsive, i. 140, iv. 436.
Ayle, writ of, iii. 186.

Berwick, i. 99.

part England, ib.
Bachelor, knight, i. 404.

Besayle, writ of, iii. 186.
Backing warrants, iv. 291.

Bigamy, iv. 163.
Bail above, iii. 290.

Bill for patents, &c., ii. 346.
below, iïi. 291.

in equity, iii. 442.
common, iii. 287.

parliament, i. 181.
excepting to, iii. 291.

how passed, ib.
excessive, i. 135, iv. 297.

of exceptions, iii. 372.
in criminal cases, iv. 297.

exchange, ii. 466.
in error, ii. 410*.

indictment, iv. 302.
justifying or perfecting, iii. 291.

Middlesex, iii. 285, app. 18.
refusing, iv. 297.

privilege, iii. 289.
special, iii. 287, app. 19.

rights, i. 128, iv. 440.
taking insufficient, iv. 297.

or note, forging, iv. 247, 249.
to the action, iii. 290.

stealing, iv. 234.
to sheriff, iii. 290.

Billa vera, iv. 306.
Bailable or not, who, iv. 297, 298, 299.

Bishop, i. 155, 377, 401.
Bail-bond, iii. 290, app. 19.

certificate of, iii. 335.
Bailiffs, i. 345, 427.

not electing or consecrating, iv. 115.
of hundreds, i. 116, 345.

right of, to try or be tried, as a peer, i. 401,
Bailiwick, i. 344, ii. 38.

iv. 264, 265.
Bailment, ii. 396, 451.

Bishoprics, nomination to, i. 378, iv. 108, 115,
Bail-piece, iii. 291, app. 20.

415, 430.
Ballot for jurors, iii. 358.

Bissextile year, ii. 140.
Balnearü, iv. 239.

Black act, iii. 161, iv. 144, 207, 235, 245.
Banishment, i. 137, iv. 377, 401.

ad, stealing of, iv. 234.
Bank, i. 328.

maile, ii. 43, iv. 244.

app. 3.

Blanch rent, ii. 43.

Calais, captain of, his certificate, üi. 334.
B.asphemy, iy. 59.

Calendar of prisoners, iv. 403.
Blench-holding, ii. 43.

Calling the plaintiff, iii. 376.
Blood corrupted, ii. 251, iv. 338.

Cancelling deeds, ii. 309.
inheritable, ii. 246.

letters-patent, iii. 47, 48.
of the first purchaser, ii. 220.

wills, ii. 502.
restitution in, iv. 402.

Canonical obedience, iv. 106, 112, 203.
royal; i. 225.

purgation, iii. 342, iv. 368.
whole and half, ii. 227.

Canon law, i. 14, 19, 79, 82, 83, iv. 421, 422.
Body corporate, i. 467.

Canons of a church, i. 383.
how protected, i. 134.

of inheritance, ii 208.
politic, i. 467.

1603, i. 83.
Boiling to death, iv. 196.

Capacity of guilt, iv, 20.
Bona notabilia, ii. 509.

to purchase or convey, ii. 290.
vacantia, i. 299.

Capias ad audiendum judicium, iv. 375.
Bond, ii. 340, app. 13, iii. app. 19, iv. 442.

respondendum, iii. 281, app. 14, iv. 318, 429,
of arbitration, iii. 16.
tenants, ii. 148.

satisfaciendum, iii. 160, 414, app. 26
Bono et malo, writ de, iv. 270.

in withernam, iii. 129, 149, 413
Book of rates, i. 316.

pro fine, ili. 398.
Book-land, ii. 90.

utlagatum, iii. 284, app. 17, iv. 320.
Books and papers, production of, iii. 382. Capiatur, judgment quod, iii. 398, app. 1?.

popish, importing or selling them, iv. 115. Capita, distribution per, ii. 517.
Borough, i. 115, ii. 82.

succession per, ii. 218.
courts, iii. 80.

Capital punishment, iv. 9, 18, 236*, 376 413,
English, i. 75, ii. 83.

441.
Borrowing, ii. 453.

Capite, tenants in, ii. 60.
Borsholder, i. 115, 356, iv. 413.

Caption of indictment, iv. 351, app. 1.
Botes, ii. 35.

Captives, ii. 402.
Bottomry, ii. 457.

Captures at sea, ii. 401.
Bound bailiffs, i. 345.

Caput lupinum, iv. 320.
Bounties on exportation, i. 315.

Carnal knowledge of infants, iv. 212.
Bordeaux, mayor of, his certificate, iii. 334. Carrier, action against, iii. 165.
Bracton, i. 72, iv. 425.

Cart-bote, ii. 35.
Breach of close, iii. 209.

Case, action on, iii. 52, 122, iv. 442.
covenant, iii. 156.

reserved at nisi prius, iii. 378.
duty, action for, ii. 165.

stated out of chancery, iii. 453.
peace, iv. 142.

Castigatory for scolds, iv. 168.
pound, iii. 146.

Castration, iv. 206.
.prison, iv. 130.

Casu consimili, writ in, iii. 51.
Brehon law in Ireland, i. 100, iv. 313.

proviso, writ of entry in, iii. 183.
Brevia testata, ii. 307.

Casual ejector, iii. 202, app. 7.
Bribery in elections, i. 179.

Cattle, malicious killing or maiming, iv. 244, 245.
magistrates, iv. 139.

owner answerable for, iii. 164, 211, iv. 197.
Bridges, i. 357, iv. 424.

Caveat, iii. 98, 246.
annoyances in, iv. 167.

Causa matrimonii prælocuti, writ of entry, lü.
destroying, iv. 243.

183.
British constitution, i. 50.

Cause, challenge for, iv. 353.
islands, i. 105.

Causes of demurrer, iii. 315, app. 24.
Britons, antient, their laws, i. 63, iv. 408. Centenarius, i. 116.
Britton, i. 72, iii. 408, iv. 427.

Centeni, i. 117, iii. 35.
Brooke, i. 72.

Centumviri, iii. 315.
Brothels, frequenting, iv. 64.

Cepi corpus, iii. 288, app. 15, 18, 19.
keeping, iv. 29, 64, 167.

Certificate for costs, iii. 214.
Bubbles, iv. 117.

into chancery, iii. 453.
Buggery, iv. 215.

of assize, iii. 389.
Bulles, papal, iv, 106, 110.

of bankrupt, ii. 482.
Burgage, tenure in, ii. 82, iv. 419.

poor, i. 364.
Burgesses in parliament, their election, i. 173. trial by, iii. 333.
Burglary, iv. 223.

Certiorari facias, iv. 262, 265, 272, 320, 821.
Burial charges, ii. 508.

Cessavit, writ of, iii. 232.
of felo de se, iv. 190.

Cessio bonorum, ii. 473, 483.
Burning in the cheek, iv. 99, 370, 377.

Cession of a benefice, i. 392.
in the hand, iv. 367, 369, 370, 372, 377, app. 4. Cestui que trust, ii. 328.
malicious, iv. 244, 245, 246.

vie, ii. 123.
the king's ships, &c., iv. 102.

use, ii. 328.
to death, iv. 03, 204, 216, 222, 376, 408. Chains, hanging in, iv. 202.
Butlerage, i. 315.

Challenge of jury, iii. 309, iv. 852
By-laws, i. 475.

to fight, iv. 150.
action on, iii. 160.

Chamberlain, lord great, iii. 88.

Champerty, iv. 135.

Champions in trial by battel, iii. 339, app. 4.
Chance, iv. 26.
Chancellor, his name and office, iii. 47.

lord, iii. 38, 47.
killing him, iv. 84.
of a diocese, i. 382.
the duchy of Lancaster, iii. 78.

exchequer, iii. 45.

university, his court, iii. 83.
Chance-medley, iv. 184.
Chancery, court of, iii. 47, iv. 436.
Chapters, i. 382.
Charge to grand jury, iv. 303.
Charitable uses, ii. 273, 376.

commission of, iii. 428.
Charities, cognizance of, iii. 427.

informations for, ib.
Charter, ii. 295.
Charter of the king, ii. 346.
Charter-governments in America, i. 109.
Charter-land, ii. 90.
Chase, ii. 38, 416, iv. 415.

beasts of, ii. 38, 415.
Chastity, homicide in defence of, iv. 181.
Chattels, ii. 385.

personal, ii. 387.

real, ii. 386.
Chaud-medley, iv. 184.
Cheat, action against, ii. 165*.
Cheating, iv. 159.

at play, iv. 173.
Cheek, burning in, iv. 99, 370, 377.
Chester, county palatine of, i. 117.

courts of, iii. 78.
Chevisance, ii. 474.
Chichele, archbishop, vindicated, iv. 113.
Chief baron of the exchequer, iii. 45.

justices, iii. 41.
justiciary of England, iii. 38, iv. 416.
rents, ii. 42.

tenants in, ii. 60.
Children, duties of, i. 453.

evidence of, iv, 214.
Chirograph, ii, 296.

of a fine, ii. app. 15.
Chivalry, court of, iii. 68, iv. 268.

its jurisdiction, iii. 103, iv. 268.
guardian in, i. 462.

tenure in, ii. 62.
Chose in action, ii. 397.

how assigned, ii. 442, iv. 441.
possession, ii. 389.
Christian courts, iii. 64.
Christianity, offences against, iv. 43.

part of the laws of England, iv. 59.
Church, burglary in, iv. 224.

larceny in, iv. 240.
marriage in, i. 439.
offences against, iv. 50.
or churchyard, affrays in, iv. 146.
rate, i. 395, iii. 92.
repairs of, iii. 92.
Churchwardens, i. 394.
Cinque ports, courts of, iii. 79.
Circuits, iii. 59, iv. 422, 424.
Circumstantial evidence, iii. 371.
Citation, iii. 100.
Citizens in parliament, their electors, i. 173.
City, i. 115.
Civil corporations, i. 470.

death, ii. 121.

Civil injuries, iii. 2.
law, i. 14, 19, 79, 81, 83, iv. 121, 422.

its study forbidden, i. 19.
liberty, i. 6, 125, 251
list, i. 332, iv. 440.
state, i. 396.

subjection, iv. 28.
Clarendon, constitutions of, iv. 422.
Clausum fregit, iii. 209.
Clearing contempts in chancery, iii. 445.
Clementine constitutions, i. 82.
Clergy, i. 376.

averse to the common law, i. 19, 20.
benefit of, iv. 333, 365, 413, 429, 441.
plea of, iv. 333.
prayer of, iv. app. 4.
Clergymen, beating them, iv. 217.
Clerical habit and tonsure, iv. 366.
Clerico admittendo, writ de, iii. 412.
Clerk in office, i. 17.

in orders, i. 388, iv. 367.
of the market, his court, iv. 275.

peace, iv. 272.
Clients, iii. 28.
Clipping the coin, iv. 90.
Clothes, malicious destroying of, iv. 244.
Clocks, when introduced, iii. 410.
Close, breach of, iii. 209.

rolls, ii. 346.
writs, ib.
Cloth, stealing, from the tenters, iv. 238.
Coal-mines, setting fire to, iv. 245.
Coat-armour, ii. 306, ii. 105
Code of Justinian, i. 81.

Theodosius, i. 81.
Codicil, ii. 500.
Cognati, ii.235.
Cognizance, claim of, iii. 298, iv. 278.
Cognizance de droit, come ceo, &c., fine sur, u

352.
de droit tantum, fine sur, ii. 353.
in replevin, iii. 150.
of pleas, ii. 38.

wrongs, iii. 86.
Cognizee of a fine, ii. 351, iii. 157.

recognizance, ii. 341.
Cognizor of a fine, ii. 350, iii. 157.

recognizance, ii. 341.
Cognovit actionem, iii. 304, 397.
Coin, falsifying, &c., iv. 84, 88, 90, 98, 120.
felonies and misdemeanours relating to, iv.

98.
treasons relating to, iv. 84, 88, 90.
Coinage, instruments of, treason relative to, iv.

90.
right of, i. 277.
Coke, Sir Edward, i. 72, 73.
Collateral consanguinity, ii. 204.

descent, ii. 220.
issue, iv. 396, app. 5.
warranty, ii. 301.
Collatio bonorum, ii. 517.
Collation to a benefice, i. 390.
Collative advowsons, ii. 22.
Collecting the goods of the deceased, ii. 510.
Colleges, i. 471.

their visitors, i. 482.
Collegia in the civil law, i. 469.
Colligendum bona defuncti, letters ad, ii. 505
Colonies, i. 108, ii. 7.
Colour in pleading, iii. 309.

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