This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1882. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... which, it is almost needless to add, proved such a stumbling-block to the challenger, who did not know even the very terms of the question, that he surrendered at discretion, and acknowledged himself vanquished.* Perhaps the best way to English the puzzling question, would be to render it thus:--"Whether plough-cattle, taken in illegal distress, are irrepleviable?" But several of the words are susceptible of two meanings. Thus averia means goods, as well as cattle; caruca, a cart, as well as a plough; namium, a pledge, as well as a distress. It is not to be wondered at that the continental Professor found himself unable even to comprehend the terms of this perplexing question. CUSTOMS [DUES] AT WARRINGTON. Amongst the Tower records are three royal charters bearing date respectively 3 Edward II., 15 Edward II., and 12 Edward III. (1309-10, 1321-2, 1338), and granting, for the purpose of effecting repairs in the bridges and pavements, certain temporary customs on articles brought into Warrington for sale. In the two first of these charters, a custom of one farthing is imposed on every 100 faggots and every 1000 turves; and of one halfpenny on every cart-load of wood or wind-blown timber. The last of the charters imposes a custom of one penny on every 1000 faggots, one farthing on every 10,000 turves, one penny on every ship-load of turves, and one halfpenny weekly on every cart-load of wood and coals [carbonum,} charcoal]. Amongst other articles, a custom was imposed on salt, on bacon, on cheese (probably from Cheshire), on butter, on lampreys, on salmon, on pelts of sheep, goats, stags, hinds, * Mr. Beamont's Warrington in the Thirteenth. Century. deer, does, hares, rabbits, foxes, cats, and squirrels; on cloths in the entire piece; on grice work (i.e., ...
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Book Description EP Publishing Ltd, 1972. Book Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP93373387
Book Description EP Publishing Ltd, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Minor shelf wear to dust jacket. Some discoloration. Text is intact and unmarred. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001360312
Book Description EP Publishing Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0854097228 Wear and tear to DJ//Message on inner cover. Bookseller Inventory # J0035566
Book Description EP Publishing Ltd, United Kingdom, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Hardback. Minor rubbing to spine edges. Sleight yellowing to pages. Minor marks to page edges. Jacket has some discolouration. Minor marks and a sleight tear to jacket spine. Library sticker and stamps on inside pages. 303 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 61211
Book Description S. R. Publishers, East Ardsley, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Edition. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket on which the spine has faded from purple to blue and from red to pale pink. Otherwise excellent, appears little used. viii + xii + 303 pages, new foreword by A. E. Green. Bookseller Inventory # 38412
Book Description S.R. Publishers Ltd, Wakefield, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Book in Vg condition with no marks or inscriptions in slightly edge worn unclipped DW. Internally book in good condition. Reprint of the 1882 edition. 308 pages. Bookseller Inventory # LAN0155
Book Description EP Publishing Ltd, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0854097228