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History of the Isle of Man: With a Comparative View of the Past and Present ...
Hannah Ann Bullock
No preview available - 2018
act of Tynwald amongst Anno appears appointed Bishop Wilson Britain called Castle Castletown cause character Christian church claims clergy consequence council court death deemster died Douglas Duke of Athol duty Earl of Derby Edward effect England established estates felonious former give Glasgow Goddard governor granted heir held Henry honour house of Stanley imprisonment improve inhabitants Ireland island Isle of Man.—2 jury king King of Norway King of Scotland Kirkmichael lady Lancashire land late laws letter London Lord Derby Lord Strange lordship Man.—2 Copies Manx ment misdemeanor natives offenders officers Olave parties peace Peel Castle persons petition possession present prince prison proceedings punishable racter received Reginald reign revenue revestment Rushen Rushen Abbey Scotland sion Sir John spirit tenant Thomas tion town trade treason Tynwald whence whilst whole wholly William
Page 431 - riot' is described to be a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Page 418 - When a man doth compass or imagine the death of our lord the King, or of our Lady his Queen, or of their eldest son and heir; or if a man do violate the King's companion, or the King's eldest daughter unmarried, or the wife of the King's eldest son and heir...
Page 424 - ... money ; or any warrant or order for the payment of money, or delivery of goods (89) (90).
Page 423 - ... authority, or request for the payment of money, or for the delivery or transfer of any goods or chattels, or of any note, bill, or other security for the payment of money...
Page 373 - In consequence of this well authenticated legend, on the specified anniversary, every man and boy in the Island (except those who have thrown off the trammels of superstition), devote the hours between sunrise and sunset, to the hope of extirpating the Fairy, and woe be to the individual birds of this species, who show themselves on this fatal day to the active enemies of the race; they are pursued, pelted, fired at, and destroyed, without mercy, and their feathers preserved with religious care;...
Page 391 - Then he called to my Lord Strange to put on his order, and said, " Charles, once this day I will send it you again by Bagaley, pray return it to my gracious Sovereign, when you shall be so happy as to see him ; and say, I sent it in all humility and gratitude, as I received it, spotless, and free from any stain, according to the honourable example of my ancestors.
Page 375 - I saw several chains, carcanets, and rings of all manner of precious stones finely cut, and set after our manner; which I suppose had been the prize of the winds and waves: these were hanging loosely on the jasper walls, by strings made of rushes, which I might easily have taken down ; but as I had edged myself within half a foot reach of them, I was unfortunately drawn back through your want of line.
Page 373 - ... anniversary, every man and boy in the island (except those who have thrown off the trammels of superstition) devote the hours between sunrise and sunset to the hope of extirpating the fairy, and woe be to the individual birds of this species who show themselves on this fatal day to the active enemies of the race ; they are pursued, pelted, fired at, and destroyed without mercy, and their feathers preserved with religious care, it being an article of belief, that every one of the relics gathered...
Page 420 - Rape is the carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will. Every male person of the age of fourteen years and upwards, who shall have carnal knowledge of any female child under the age of ten years, either with or without her consent, shall be adjudged to be guilty of tire crime of rape.
Page 418 - ... that is to say, when a man doth compass or imagine the death of our lord the king, or of our lady the queen, or of their eldest son and heir ; or if a man do violate the king's companion, or the king's eldest daughter unmarried ; or the wife of the king's eldest son and heir...