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The Coventry Leet Book, or Mayors Register, Vol. 1

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Association of the kindWith all this however we
Have Here Small Concern 
here small concern natices in eyre and Justices of the Peace tended in time to diminish the import ance of manorial jurisdiction and the Lost Book reveals the court of fifteenth century Coventry less as a judicial than as a legislative body It is the town parliament rather than the as a judicial than as a legislative body It is the town parliament rather than the tribunal of justice The records show a series of ordinances or by laws the town parliament rather than the tribunal of justice The records show a series of ordinances or by laws on the petitions of aggrieved parties presented to the Leet arranged year by year with fair regularity from 1420 to 1555 These touch mediaeval rban life on every side and are interwoven with a chronicle of the various happenings within the city Of such is composed the great bulk of the matter of the Lost Book A few leaves at the beginning and end of the volume that would otherwise have been blank were filled by Elizabethan and Stuart scribes with a miscellany that defies classificationThe value of. Excerpt from The Coventry Leet Book or Mayor's
Register Vol 1 Containing 
Vol 1 Containing Records of the City Court Leet or View of Frankpledge A D 1420 1555 With Divers Other MattersA leet is a court held by a lord of the manor or other liberty or the lord's grantee for the trial of petty ofiences Concerning the meaning and other liberty or the lord's grantee for the trial of petty ofiences Concerning the meaning and of the word itself scholars are divided and where Professor Skeat and the late Professor Maitland only ofier conjecture it were best to suspend judgment The and where Professor Skeat and the late Professor Maitland only ofier conjecture it were best to suspend judgment The of the alternative to Court Leet a word often occurring in these pages view of frankpledge is fairly assured; it is the Latinized and mis taken form of oe Frithborh peace pledge i E A tithing or body of normally ten mutual sureties The institution of the tithing tended to make every one his neighbour's policeman and at a view of frankpledge every one amenable to the court's jurisdiction had to show himself properly included in an. The Lest Book from the social historian's point of view will be #Treated Of In The #of in the in a subseuent part Members of the E E T S May feel eually interested in the volume from the philological standpoint as illustrating the Warwickshire dialect in the century before Shakespeare's birthAbout the PublisherForgotten Books hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at wwwforgottenbookscomThis book is a reproduction of an historical work Forgotten Books ses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in The Aged Copy In Rare aged copy In rare an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be replicated in our edition We do however repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.