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Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century.

Mary Sturge Gretton

Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century.

by Mary Sturge Gretton

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Published by [s.n.] in Oxford .
Written in English


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SeriesOxfordshire Record Society publications -- 16
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Open LibraryOL13943361M

Justices of the Peace were a key element of local government in Elizabethan England. They were a voluntary position, however, it was a great honour to serve as a justice of the peace. They were responsible for ensuring law and order were kept in the counties. They were supervised by the Lord Lieutenants. A calendar of the records from the Easter Sessions to the Trinity Sessions of is published in Oxfordshire Justices of the Peace in the Seventeenth Century, by .

Maine civil officer: a guide and hand book for attorneys, trial justices, justices of the peace, notaries public, sheriffs and their deputies, coroners, constables, and other officers, with practical forms; rev. and enl., including all appropriate parts of . Gretton, M.S., Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century, Oxfordshire Record Series, 16 () Horn, P. ed., Village education in nineteenth-century Oxfordshire: the Whitchurch school log book, , and other documents.

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Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century by Mary Sturge Gretton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century. [Mary Sturge Gretton; Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Oxfordshire)].

The designation of the duties of the justices, and the taking of the oaths of office, took place under the procedure of "commissioning the peace"; the commission" of the justices from the fourteenth century onward, sought the maintenance of the law" and "the preservation of social order in a society where violence was not far beneath the.

Vol. Saxon Oxfordshire: charters and ancient highways, edited by G B Grundy () Vol. Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century, edited by Mary Sturge Gretton () Vol. The history of Dean and Chalford, edited by M D Lobel () Vol.

Eynsham under the monks, edited by Edmund Chambers (). 54, and Keith Wrightson, "Two Concepts of Order: Justices, Constables and Jurymen in Seventeenth-Century England", in J. Brewer and J.

Styles (eds.), An Ungovernable People. The English and their Law in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (London, ), pp.

with J. Cockburn, "Trial by the Book?: Fact and Theory in the. A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the past centuries the term commissioner of the peace was often used with the same meaning.

Depending on the jurisdiction, such justices dispense summary justice or merely deal with local administrative applications in. Gretton, Mary Sturge, Oxfordshire Justices of the Peace in the Seventeenth Century, Oxfordshire Record Society, 16, Oxford, Hammerton, A.

James, Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth-century Married Life, London, Cited by: Mercy and Authority in the Tudor State; Mercy and Authority in the Tudor State.

Oxfordshire Justices of the Peace in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford, Griffiths, P. Youth and Authority. and Jurymen in Seventeenth-Century England.” In An Ungovernable People: The English and their Law in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Cited by: 16 Mary Sturge Gretton Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century 51 Pamela Horn Village education in nineteenth-century Oxfordshire: incorporating the Whitchurch school log book () File Size: KB.

For the following years, and continuing today, Justices of the Peace have undertaken the greater part of the judicial work carried out in England and Wales on behalf of the Sovereign. For most of that time - until the invention of our modern system of local government in the 19th Century - JPs also administered the country at a local level.

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Justices of the Peace / A History of the Justices of the Peace for the Counties of EnglandAuthor: Bertram Osborne.

Volume Saxon Oxfordshire: charters and ancient highways, edited by G B Grundy () Volume Oxfordshire justices of the peace in the seventeenth century, edited by Mary Sturge Gretton () Volume The history of Dean and Chalford, edited by M D Lobel () Volume Eynsham under the monks, edited by Edmund Chambers ().

Justices of the Peace as an Administrative Board 81 Fortifications highways and bridges 81 Gaols houses of correction and county buildings 84 The Parochial System 85 Control of poor and vagrant classes 85 Development of the poor law 86 Care of. England Nonconformist History Seventeenth Century (National Institute) The affiliation of a named Colonel can be found in the appendix to Kitzmiller’s book of our Lord according to a late Statute concerning marriage and before me John Fairclough Esq.

and one of the Justices of the Peace within the said County. In Wittness whereof. By the seventeenth century, Justices of the Peace took their orders, as in other counties, from central government, but commissions and writs had to pass under the seal of the County Palatine.

Reforms were made during the following centuries to protect the appointment of Justices of the Peace from political abuse, favouritism and discrimination. In the Oxfordshire justices, when reporting to the sheriff on their work as required by the Book of Orders, made special note of the fact that the Lord's Day had been observed practical handbooks for justices of the peace in the seventeenth century, and Dalton's was.

In England and Wales a magistrate is appointed on behalf of the crown, to keep the peace within a specific district. The duties of the modern-day justices of the peace, who preside in the magistrates’ courts of England and Wales, evolved from those first bestowed upon them under the Justice of the Peace Act of In essence, the justices continue to deal mostly with minor.

'Whereas the usual and ancient custom within this county' (declares the sessions minute book in ) 'hath been heretofore that the clerk of the peace was steward and did provide for all the justices' dinners the first day of every sessions in lieu of wages allowed them by his Majesty, in which respect the said clerk of the peace received the.

Justices Of The Peace History. Judicial officers appointed to keep the peace. Appointed from ordinary citizens, they dispense summary justice dealing with less-important cases of common law, and deal with local administrative applications (such as licensing laws).

Definition of Justices of The Peace. Alternatively known as magistrates. The role of Justices of the Peace in England goes back to the twelfth century, when the first of a succession of kings appointed wealthy landowners to enforce laws in their counties.

Today JPs are no longer restricted to the upper classes. the sheriffes and justices of the peace in that county palatine". (1) The present notes touch on some of these matters in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries: not exhaustively it is true, but rather as a pointer to further research.

One could wish that more were known of the actual procedure. This is a page from an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State.

Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This is a list of Justices of the Peace for, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, the names of individuals who act as agents of central government for a locality.• Justices have the important responsibility of assisting in preserving the rule of law in this country.

• In keeping with the status accorded, Justices should seek to uphold the law not only in the office of Justice of the Peace, but also in their private and working lives.The seventeenth century was a period of remarkable achievement in the field of English poetry: it was the age of Shakespeare, Donne, Marvell, Jonson, Drayton, Herbert, Dryden, and Rochester among others.

Alastair Fowler's celebrated anthology maps the terrain afresh, including innumerable and generous selections from all of the century's /5(3).