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A33823 English liberties, or, The free-born subject's inheritance containing, I. Magna Charta, the petition of right, the Habeas Corpus Act ... II. The proceedings in appeals of murther, the work and power of Parliament, the qualifications necessary for such ... III. All the laws against conventicles and Protestant dissenters with notes, and directions both to constables and others ..., and an abstract of all the laws against papists. Care, Henry, 1646-1688. 1680 (1680) Wing C515; ESTC R31286 145,825 240

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and_o be_v hereby_o make_v incapable_a to_o hold_v or_o execute_v his_o say_a office_n 3_o the_o say_a penalty_n to_o be_v recover_v by_o the_o prisoner_n or_o party_n grieve_v his_o executor_n or_o administrator_n against_o such_o offender_n his_o executor_n or_o administrator_n by_o any_o action_n of_o debt_n suit_n bill_n plaint_n or_o information_n in_o any_o of_o the_o king_n court_n at_o westmin_n wherein_o no_o essoign_n protection_n privilege_n injunction_n wager_n of_o law_n or_o stay_v of_o prosecution_n by_o non_fw-la vult_fw-la ulterius_fw-la prosequi_fw-la or_o otherwise_o shall_v be_v admit_v or_o allow_v or_o any_o more_o than_o one_o imparlance_n 4._o and_o any_o recovery_n or_o judgement_n at_o the_o suit_n of_o any_o party_n grieve_v shall_v be_v a_o sufficient_a conviction_n for_o the_o first_o offence_n and_o any_o after_o recovery_n or_o judgement_n at_o the_o suit_n of_o a_o party_n grieve_v for_o
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