The Game Law, Or, a Collection of the Laws and Statutes Made for the Preservation of the Game of this Kingdom: Drawn Into a Short and Easy Method for the Information of All Gentlemen and Caution of Others : in Two Parts : Part I[-II.]

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E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, 1722 - Fishery law and legislation - 180 pages
 

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Page 133 - They have an ancient custom at Coleshill, in the county of Warwick, that if the young men of the town can catch a hare, and bring it to the parson of the parish before ten o'clock on Easter Monday, the parson is bound to give them a calf's head and a hundred of eggs for their breakfast, and a groat in money.
Page 7 - A man may have a free chase as belonging to his manor in his own woods, as well as a warren or park in his own grounds, for the...
Page 95 - In case of a river that flows and reflows, and is an arm of the sea, there prima facie it is common to all : and if any...
Page 7 - Coke says, by the common law of the land, clergymen may use reasonable recreations, in order to make them fitter for the performance of their duty and office.
Page 167 - ... not qualified in his own right to kill Game, or being entitled thereto under some person so qualified; the same shall be adjudged...
Page 55 - White hunters horn, garnished with silver, inlaid with gold, in the middle and at both ends. To which is affixed a girdle of black silk adorned with certain buckles of silver.
Page 8 - A Man may have a free Chafe as belonging to his Manor in his own Woods, as well as a Warren and a Park in his own Grounds; for the Chafe, ®ame JUfo.
Page 168 - Water Fowl in any of the Fens, Lakes, Broad Waters, or other Places of Resort for Wild Fowl...
Page 162 - occupant," signifies the person who occupies immovable property, otherwise than as owner, tenant or usufructuary, either in his own right or in the right of his wife ; 5. The word
Page 169 - ... be committed to the houfe of correction for any time not exceeding one month, nor lefs than ten days, there to be whipped^ and kept to hard labour.

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