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Abbot according acres afore aforesaid alderman alien apprentice artificers assize bailiffs bill borough burgage burgesses cause charter chattels city of London cloth clothier common complainants corn Council court roll custom demesne divers Earl Edmund Edward Edward III enclosures England English feast Francis Englefield gild granted hath heirs Henry VI hereafter hold husbandry industry John journeymen justices justices of peace King Henry King's labour land letters patents liberty London lord the King lordship Majesty Majesty's manner manor masters Mayor meat and drink merchandise merchants messuage mistery ordinance parish Parliament person or persons petition poor premises present profit realm and power reign rent Richard seal Selden Society sell serjeanty servants sheriff Statute Statute of Artificers tenants tenements thereof Thomas tillage touching town trade unto villein virgate wages wardens weavers whereby William wool yearly
Page 370 - ... for setting to work all such persons married or unmarried having no means to maintain them, [or] use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by...
Page 631 - The objects and plans of this Society are to form arrangements for the pecuniary benefit, and the improvement of the social and domestic condition of its members, by raising a sufficient amount of capital in shares of one pound each, to bring into operation the following plans and arrangements.
Page 315 - ... yield unto the hired person, both in the time of scarcity and in the time of plenty, a convenient proportion of wages.
Page 257 - ... sheep, putting such lands as they can get to pasture, and not to tillage ; Whereby they have not only pulled down churches and towns, and enhanced the old rates of the rents of the possessions of this realm, or else brought it to such excessive fines that no poor man is able to meddle with it...
Page 625 - ... the mode of carrying on any manufacture, trade, or business, or the management thereof; or if any person shall by violence to the person or property of another, or by threats or intimidation, or by molesting or in any way obstructing another...
Page 643 - Correction, there to be kept to hard Labour for any Time not exceeding Three Calendar Months...
Page 151 - Henry, by the grace of God, King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitain, and Earl of Anjou ; to the archbishops, bishops, abbots, priors, earls, barons, justices, sheriffs, reeves, ministers, and all his bailiffs and faithful...
Page 636 - Peace, within forty days after any such person or persons coming so to settle, as aforesaid in any tenement under the yearly value of ten pounds for any two justices of the peace whereof one to be of the Quorum of the division where any person or persons that are likely to be chargeable to the parish...
Page 257 - By reason whereof a marvellous multitude and number of the people of this realm be not able to provide meat, drink and clothes necessary for themselves, their wives and children, but be so discouraged with misery and poverty, that they fall daily to theft, robbery, and other inconveniences, or pitifully die for hunger and cold...