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A. D. 1452.
C. 9. 629
Anno triceſimo primo Henrici VI.

gations, or any of them, ſo to be made as is aforeſaid, that then the ſaid Obligation or Obligations, and all Proceſs and Execution ſued, or to be purſued thereupon, ſhall be void, and of no Force nor Effect. (5) And if it be found by Examination before them, that the ſaid Obligation or Obligations, or any of them, were made, or ſhall be found to be made, for a true Duty, and by no ſuch Means as afore is ſaid, that then the ſaid Obligation or Obligations, and all the Proceſs and Execution ſued, or to be purſued thereupon, ſhall ſtand good and effectual. (6) And if it be ſo that the Perſon or Perſons in ſuch Writs named, or to be named, againſt whom any ſuch [1] Letters or Writs hereafter ſhall be ſued, make Default at the Day and Place limited in the ſame Writ or Writs, that then all ſuch Obligation or Obligations as be before ſpeoified and declared, and in the ſaid Writ or Writs expreſſed, declared, and ſpecified, and all Manner of Proceſs and Execution ſued, or to be ſued thereupon, ſhall be void, and of no Force nor Effect ; The Forfeiture of the Sheriff which doth not execute the King's Writ of Proclomation.(7) and that the ſaid Sheriff or Sheriffs, to whom ſuch Writ or Writs upon this Ordinance hereafter commenced, ſhall be directed, ſhall execute the ſaid Writs according to the Tenour of the ſame, upon Pain of Three hundred Pounds, whereof our Sovereign Lord the King to have the one Half, and the other Half to the Party which ſhall ſue the ſaid Writ of Proclamation. (8) And that the ſaid Party ſo grieved may have an Action of Debt in every ſuch Caſe againſt the ſaid Sheriff, for the Half of the ſaid Three hundred Pounds ſo forfeit, with Proceſs of Outlawry. (9) And that the Party or Parties Defendants in any ſuch Action hereafter to be purſued againſt any Sheriff or Sheriffs, ſhall alledge no Protection, nor ſhall wage his Law, nor ſhall be received to make or plead any foreign Plea, to be tried in any other Place than there where the ſaid Writ grounded upon this Statute is ſued. }}


Statutes made at Weſtminſter, Anno 33 Hen. VI. and Anno Dom. 1455.

HENRY by the Grace of God King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland, the Sixth after the Conqueſt, at his Parliament holden at Weſtminſter the Ninth Day of July, the Three and thirtieth Year of his Reign, by the Advice and Aſſent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and the Commons of his Realm of England, being in the ſame Parliament, and by Authority of the ſame Parliament, made and ordained certain Ordinances and Statutes, for the common Wealth of the ſame Realm, in the Form following.


CAP. I.

A Remedy for Executors againſt Servants that imbezzle their Maſters Goods after his Death.

| 3 Inſt. 104.
Qu. if in use ?
see 33 H. 6. c.7
Raſt. Int 29. c.
FIRST, Our foreſaid Lord the King, conſidering how that of late Time divers Houſehold-Servants, as well of Lords, as of other Perſons of good Degree, ſhortly after the Death of their ſaid Lords and Maſters, violently and riotouſly have taken and ſpoiled

  1. Not in Original

the