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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
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        354Talbot County Court Proceedings, 1662-1674.




        Liber BB donn Wee haue allsoe Constituted and Ordained You and Euery
          No.2 fowre or more of you (of which you the said Richard Woleman
              William Coursey Philemon Lloyd and Thomas South unlest one
              of our Councell be present are allways to be one) to be Commis
              sioners to enquier by the oaths of good & Lawfull men of yor County
              afor[worn] of all Mannor of Felonys Wichcrafts enchantments
              Sorcerys Magicke Arts Trespasses forestallings Ingrosings and Ex
              tortions Whatsoeü and of all and Singular Misd[worn] and off ences
              of which Justices of the Peace England may or ought Lawfully to
              enquier by whomsoeü or whensoeü done and Perpetrated Or which
              hereafter shall happen to be done and Perpetrated in the County
              afforesaid against the Lawes and orders of this Our Prouince Pro
              uided that you pseed not in any the Cases a fore said to take Life or
              Member But that in euery such Case you Send the Prisoners with
              their Inditements and whole matter dependinge before you to the
              next Prouincial Courtt to be houlden for this Our Province when
         [p. 2]   socu [worn] To be houlden there to bc tryed And further we doe
              hereby Autherize to Isue writts Prosses Arreast and attachments to
              hould Plea of here and Determine and According to the lawe Orders
              And Reasonable Customes within this Our Province after Judgmt
              Execution to award in all Cause Ciuell whether in acoOn Real or
              personall where the thinge in accăn doth not exseed the vallue of
              three Thousand pounds of Tobacoes in which Causes Ciuill to be
              tryed wee doe Constitute Ordaine and appointe you the said Richard
              Woleman William Coursey Philemon Lloyd and Thomas South to
              be Judges as aforesaid unlesse some one of Our Councell be then in
              Courtt and therefore wee Commaind you that you Deligently intend
              the keepinge of the Peace Lawes and orders and all and Singular
              other the primisses And att Certaine Days Appointed Accordinge to
              Acte of Assembly in that Case Provided in Such Places which you
              or any fowre or more of you as afore said Shall in that behalfe Ap
              point you make enquireys uppon the Primisses And performe and
              fullfill the same in forme Afore Said doeing therein what to Justices
              Appertaineth According to the Lawes Orders and Reasonable Cus
              toms of this Our Province Saueinge the Amercements and other
              thinges thereof unto us belonginge And Therefore Wee Comainnd
              the sheriffe of the said County By vertue of these Presents that at the
              days and Places a fore said which you or any such foure or more of
              you as aforesd Shall make Knowne unto him to giue his attendance
              on you, and if Need Requier to Cause to Come before you or Any
              such foure or more of you as afore said such and soc many good
              and Lawfull men of yor County By whom the truth in the primisses
              may the Beter be knowne and enquiered of, And Lastly wee haue
              appointed William Homsley Clarke and keepper of the Records &
              Proseedings In this yor County Courtt and therefore you shall Cause
              to be brought before you at the said days and Places the Writts and
        


 
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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
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