Attorneys in County Court Act 1235

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Attorneys in County Court Act 1235
by Parliament of England
Part of the Statute of Merton

PROVISIONES DE MERTON. Statutes made at Merton

In Crastino Sancti Vincentii (scil. 23. Jan.) Anno 20 HEN. III. and Ann. Dom. 1235.

Attorneys in County Court Act, 1235

1235 (20 Hen. 3) C A P. X.

IT was provided in the Court of our Lord the King, holden at Merton on Wednesday the morrow after the Feast of St. Vincent, the 20th Year of the Reign of King HENRY the Son of King JOHN, before William Archbishop of Canterbury, and other his Bishops and Suffragans, and before the greater part of the Earls and Barons of England, there being assembled for the Coronation of the said King, and Hellianor the Queen, about which they were all called, where it was treated for the Commonwealth of the Realm upon the Articles underwritten, thus it was provided and granted, as well of the foresaid Archbishops, Bishops, Earls, and Barons, as of the King himself and others.

Attornies allowed to make Suit to several Courts.

It is provided and granted, that every Freeman, which oweth Suit to the County, Trything, Hundred, and Wapentake, or to the Court of his Lord, may freely make his Attorney to do those Suits for him.

Fitz. Attorney, 106. Regist. 172. F. N. B. 156, &c. 2 Inst. 99. See 13 Ed. 1. stat. 1. c. 10. 7 R. 2. c. 14. And 15 H. 6. c. 7.

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