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OF THE

EN GLISH L A

L A W,

FROM THE

TIME of the SA X-ONS,

TO THE

END of the REIGN of ELIZABETH.

By JOHN RE E V ES, Esq.

BARRISTER AT LAW.

VOL. V.

CONTAINING THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY A. STRAHAN,
LAW-PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY ;

FOR J. AND W. T. CLARKE,
LAW-BOOKSELLERS AND PUBLISHERS,

PORTUGAL-STREET, LINCOLN's inn.

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HISTORY

OF THE

ENGLISH LAW.

CHAPTER XXXIII.

ELIZABETH.

XXXIII.

The Reformation re-established. - Simony. - The Statute of

Labourers. Of Vagrants. Of the Poor. Hospitals.
Statute of Charitable Uses. Of Church-Leases. - Of Bank-
rupts. - Fraudulent Conveyances. Recovery suffered by Te-
nant for Life. - Recoveries and Fines, Effect of: - Shelly's
Case. Archer's. Feoffment by Tenant in Pail. - Fines,
Statute of. - Jointures. Devises of Land. - Executors and
Administrators. Usury. Stolen Horses. Error in the
Exchequer Chamber. - Removal of Causes out of inferior
Courts. - Process and Proceedings. Actions upon Penal

Statutes. Of Feofails. The first object, at the commencement of this queen's C H A P. reign, was, to establish the reformation upon the foot it was on at the death of Edward the Sixth. For this ELIZAB. purpose was made stat. 1 El. c. 1. which began this great The Rework in the manner Henry the Eighth had done, by first formation abolishing the authority of the Pope. It was thereby en- blished. acted, that stat. 1 & 2 P. & M. c. 8. should be repealed; and that the following statutes should stand revived, namely, stat. 23 Hen. 8. c. 9. ordaining that no one should be cited out of the diocese where he dwells. Stat. 24 Hen. 8. c. 12. taking away appeals to the See of Rome. Stat. 25 Hen. 8. c. 19. concerning the submission of the clergy.

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