LAW or the Rules and Measures of SOCIETY ;
in Act, Statute, Charter, Rescript, Constitution, Decretal, Senatus-consultum,
Pragmatic Sanction, &c.
Recorded, in institute, Code, Novel,
Register, Pandect, Corpus, Domesday, &c.
Kinds, Civil, Canon,
1°, Persons, as the King; his Prerogative,
viz. granting Dispensation, Pardon, Commendam, Exemption.
Dignities' Franchises. Forest, Park, Purlieu, Vert, Chase. Impost, Subsidy,
Toll, Tax, Aid, Hidage, Scutage, Prisage. Waif, Estray, Escheat,
Treasure Trove &c.
Officers and Magistrates, erected by Writ, Warrant,
Their Oath, Tesi, Declaration. Visitation,
Corporations, Regular, Secular, &c.
made by Charter,
dissolved by Quo Warranto, Mandamus, &c.
as Denizen, Naturalization. Husband, Wife, Marriage, Concubine,
Separation, Alimony, Bower, Assinity, Bastard. Adoption,
Emancipation. Lord, Tenant, Villain, Vajsal. Client, Patron. Servant, Slave,
Retainer. Manumission, Enfranchising, &c.
Tenure, Service, Homage,
Fealty, Serjeanty, Escuage, Relief, Guardian, Wardship, Socage. Heir,
Intestate, Ancecstor, &c.
2°,Estates or Things ; either Real, as Tenements,
Hereditaments. Freehold, Fee, Customary, Tail, Gavelkind, Courtesy, &c.
In Reversion, Mortgage, Hypotheca, &c.
Manor, Demesn, Honours,
Common, Glebe, Advowson, &c.
Acquired by Occupancy, Prescription,
Descent, Deed, Feoffment, Fine, Recovery. Defeizance, Lease, Devise,
Attournment, Investiture, Livery, &c.
Lost by Alienation, Mortmain,
Disseisin, Abatement. Surrender, Discontinuance, Disclaimer, Forfeiture,
Resignation, Deprivation, Lapse,&c.
Or Personal, as Goods, Chattels,
Emblements, Annuity, Debts, Specialty, Recognizance, &c.
by Succession, Heriot, Mortuary, Heir Loom. Teslament, Executor,
Administrator, Ordinary. Judgment, Fieri sacias, &c.
or Injuries ; either Criminal, and'to Persons, as Treason, Parricide,
Murder, Felony, Assault, Rape, Assassin. Adultery, Fornication,
Defloration, Polygamy, Heresy, &c.
Prosecuted by Indictment,
Accusation, Actions of Conspiracy, and upon the Case, Habeas Corpus, &c.
Punish'd, with Hanging, Crucifixion, Wheel, Furca, Scala, Pillory,
Transportation, Divorce, Scaphism, &c.
Or Civil, and to Things;
as Trespass, Nuisance, Deforcement, &c.
Remedied by Writs of Quare
Impedit, Darrein Presentment, Appeal, Atteint, Error, Right, Disceit,
Superfedeas, Audita Querela, &c.
Suit, or Course of Proceedings whereby
Redress is procured; including,
1°, Process, either by Bill, Summons,
Subpoena, Attachment, Capias, Exigent, &c.
to which belong
Appearance, Attorney, Bail, Essoign, Default, Nonsuit, Arraignment, &c.
Pleading ; whence Count, Declaration, Aid Praier, Voucher, Age Prier,
Bar, Abate, Release, Replication, Outlawry, Sequestration, &c.
Ussue; whence Demurrer.
4°, Trial; whence Proof, Evidence,
Presumption, Oath, Affidavit, Affirmation. Jury, Challenge, Array,
Verdict. Battel, Duel, Champion, Purgation, Ordeal, &c.
Paine sort &
duret, Rack, Torture, &c.
5°, Judgments whence Arrest, &c.
Execution ; whence Scire facias, Reprieve, &c.