Eminent Serjeants-at-law of the English Bar, Volumen1
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2002 - 900 páginas
Woolrych, Humphry William. Lives of Eminent Serjeants-at-Law of the English Bar. London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1869. Two volumes. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 2001050455. ISBN 1-58477-217-4. Cloth. $195. * A useful collection of legal biographies from the 16th to the 19th centuries. "The Serjeant at law was formerly a barrister of the highest order or rank belonging to the serjeant's Inn of Court and taking social but not professional precedence of king's counsel. Sergeants at law enjoyed, down to 1845, the exclusive right of audience as senior counsel in the Court of Common Pleas. The order has become extinct since 1877." Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University 153.
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Página 24 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Página 420 - A Letter from a Student at Oxford to a Friend in the Country, concerning the approaching Parliament, in vindication of his Majesty, the Church of England, and the University.
Página 52 - ... did afterwards bow their knees to Baal, and so swerved from their allegiance, it was with less rancour and malice than other men : they never led, but followed ; and were rather carried away with the torrent, than swam with the stream; and failed through those infirmities which less than a general defection and a prosperous rebellion could never have discovered.
Página 173 - House should stand upon granting of a subsidy or the time of payment, when all we have is Her Majesty's, and she may lawfully at her pleasure take it from us : Yea, she hath as much right to all our lands and goods as to any revenue of her crown.
Página 298 - They broke down my park pales, killed most of my deer, though rascal and carrion, and let out all the rest, only a tame young stag they carried away and presented to Prince Rupert, and my hounds, which were extraordinary good.
Página 191 - In two Elegies : (1) Of Human Knowledge, (2) Of the Soul of Man and the Immortality thereof.
Página 358 - Cromwell took the task into his own hands; and, in 1655, published an ordinance, consisting of sixty-seven articles, "for the better regulating and limiting the jurisdiction of the high court of Chancery.
Página 43 - Glynne, whose horse fell upon him yesterday, and is like to kill him, which people do please themselves to see how just God is to punish the rogue at such a time as this : he being now one of the King's Serjeants, and rode in the cavalcade with Maynard, to whom people wish the same fortune.