Angliae Notitia; Or, the Present State of England. Together with Divers Reflections Upon the Antient State Thereof Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1682 edition. Excerpt: ... and upon all Rivers belov the More...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1682 edition. Excerpt: ... and upon all Rivers belov the first Bridge next towards the Sea. The Lord Admiral hath the Power to Commissionate a Pice-Admiral, a Rear-Admiral, and all Sea Captains, i Deputies far particular Coasts, Coroners to view dead bodies found on the SeaCoasts, or at Sea, Commissioners or "fudges for exercising Justice in the Court of Admiralty, to Imprison, release, ESc. He hath sometimes a Commission to bestow Knighthood to such as shall deserve it at Sea. To the Lord Admiral belongs, by Lawand Custom., all Penalties and Amercements of all7M-/ grejsors grcjsors at Set, on the Sea-Jbor'e, in Forts, and froln the first Bridge on Rivers towards the Sea; also the Goods of Pyratcs, Felons, or Capital Faulters, condemned, outlawed, or horned. Moreover, all Waifs, Stray Goods, Wrecks of Sea, Deodands, a sliarc of all lawful Prizes, Lagan, Jetson, and Flotftn: as our Lawyers term it; that is, Goods lying in the Sea on Ground, Goods floating on the Sea, and Goods cast away by the Sea on the Shore, not granted to Lords of Mannars adjoyning to the Set: All great Fid s, as Sea-Hogs, and other Fishes of extraordinary bigness, called lojal Fijhes, except only whales and Sturgeons. This High Dignity is now executed by Commissioners. CHAP. CHAP. XIII. Of the Kings Court, the Ecclesiastic calf Civil, and Military Government thereof with a Catalogue of the Kjngs Privy-Counsellors, of the Kjngs "fudges, Sergeants, 8rc. TH E Court of the King of England is a. Monarchy within a Monarchy, consisting of Ecclesiastical, Civil and Military Persons and Government. For the Ecclesiastical Government of the Kings Court, there is first a Dean of the Kings Chappel, who is usually some grave learned Prelate, chosen by the King, and who as Dean acknowledges riu...