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2.1. The Chapters of thoſe lawes whiche yet remayne to be obſerued, are theſe.

The Chapters of thoſe lawes whiche yet remayne to be obſerued, are theſe.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 LEt euery ſhyre haue certayne men ſkilled in the lawes appoynted to bee reſident in the ſame,Lawyers ne|ceſſarie. accordyng as in the beginning it was in|ſtituted. Let theyr ſonnes alſo in theyr youth bee brought vp in knowledge of the ſame lawes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Let them only keepe in their cuſtodies the ta|bles of the lawes,The [...] of the law to be kept. with the regiſter [...]ooke [...] of the kings and peeres of the realme.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 If any of them be conuicted of extorte br [...]|bing or other the like vniuſt dealing,Brybers to be hanged. let him die vpon the gallowes, and his bodie remayne vn|burie [...].

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Such as are condemned for theft,Puniſhmẽt for theft and mur|ther. let them be hanged, and thoſe that are proued giltie of [...]|der, l [...]t them loſe theyr heades.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 A woman which is condemned to die ryther let hyr be drowned in ſome riuer,A woman cõ|d [...] to be [...] quick. eyther els let hyr be buried quicke.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 [...]ee that blaſphemeth the name of God,Blaſpheme [...]h haue the [...]gs cut o [...]. of the [...]aintes, of his Prince, or of the Cap|tayne of his trybe, lette h [...] haue his toungue cut out.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 EEBO page image 181 The puniſh|mẽt for a lier.He that is conuicted of a lie to his neighbors hinderance, let him haue his ſwoorde taken from him, & be baniſhed out of all mens companie.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 A man accuſed to be cõ [...]em|ned by an o [...] [...]eſt of men.Suche as be accuſed of any crimes that de|ſerue death, let them paſſe by the ſentence of .vij. honeſt men, eyther els of .ix. xj. xiij. xv. or moe, ſo that the number be odde.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Robbers to be put to the ſworde.Robbers by the highe wayes, deſtroyers of corne growyng in the fieldes as is vſed by eni|mies in time of warre, let them die by the ſword.

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Vagaboundes to be whipped and burnt in the cheeke.

The wife ſhall not ſuffer for the husbandes offence.

The cõcubine and hyr mate, to haue a lyke puniſhment. Rauiſhers of maydes ſhall die.

Fugetiues, vagaboundes, and ſuch other idle perſons, let them be whipped and brenned in the cheeke.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Let not the wife ſuffer for the huſbandes of|fences, but the huſbãd ſhal anſwere for the wifes miſdeedes if he be priuie therevnto.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Any mans lemman or concubine, ſhall ſuf|fer the ſame paynes that he dothe whiche offen|deth with hyr.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Hee that rauiſheth a mayde ſhall die for it, onleſſe ſhe requyre for ſauegarde of his life, to haue him to hyr huſband.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Aduoutrers ſhall die.If any man be taken with an other mans wife in adultrie, ſhe conſenting vnto him there|in, they ſhall bothe ſuffer death for it. But if ſhee conſent not but be forced agaynſt hyr will, then he ſhall die onely for the ſame, and the woman ſhall be releaſſed.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 A childe hur| [...]ing his father ſhall die.If the childe hurt the father either with tung, hande, or foote, let him firſt be depryued of that member, and then hanged, his body to remayne without buriall.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Who are not to enherite.A murderer a dumbe perſon, or he that is vn|thankefull to his parentes, ſhall not inherite his fathers patrimonie.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Iugglers and Wiſertes &c.Iugglers, Wyſertes, Nicromancers and ſuch as call vp ſprytes, and vſe to ſeeke vpõ them for helpe, let them be brent to death.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Sowyng of grayne.Let no man ſow in the earth any grayne be|fore it be purged of all the weedes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Euill husban|dry.Hee that through negligent ſlouth, ſuffereth his errable grounde to bee choked vp and ouer|growen with weedes, for the firſte faulte lette him forfeyt an oxe, for the ſecond ten oxen, and for the third let him forgoe the ſame grounde.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Buriall of friends.Thy companion in the warres, or thy friend beyng ſlayne, ſee him buried, but let the enimie lie vnburied.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Wayfes and ſtreyfes.Any ſtrayfe catayle that commeth into thy groundes, eyther reſtore them to the owner, ey|ther els deliuer thẽ to the ſearcher out of theeues, commonly called Tonoderach, or to the perſon or vycar of the towne: for if thou retayne them in thy handes by the ſpace of three dayes, thou ſhalt be accomp [...]ed giltie of thefte.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Things found.He that findeth any thing that belongeth to an other man, lette him cauſe it to be [...]ied in the market, or els hee ſhalbe iudged for a fellon.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 He that ſtriketh him with whome he goeth to the lawe, aboute any mater in controuerſie,Aduerſaries in ſuyte of law. ſhall be iudged giltie of the action, and the other ſet free.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 If oxen or kyen chaunce by runnyng togi|ther to kill one an other,Oxen or kyne hurting eche other. the truthe beyng not knowen whiche it was that did the hurte, that which is founde without hornes ſhall be iudged the occaſion of the ſkathe, and he that is owner of the ſame, ſhall haue the dead beaſt, & ſatiſfie him for the loſſe to whom it belonged.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 If a ſow eate hir pigges,A Sowe. let hyr be ſtoned to death, and buried, ſo that noman eate of hyr fleſhe.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 A ſwyne that is founde eating of corne that groweth in the field,Swyne. or wrooting vpon the tilled groundes, let it be lawfull for any man to kill the ſame without daunger.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Other kindes of beaſtes,Beaſts domage [...]eſant. wherein other men haue any propertie, if they breake into thy pa|ſtures or eate vp thy corne, impounde them, till time the owner haue ſatiſfied thee for the quan|titie of the domage.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Theſe were cyuill ordinaunces belongyng to the good gouernment of the people,Articles tou|ching religiõ. other there were whiche appertayne to religion: as theſe.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Thou ſhalt deuoutly reuerence the Aulters, Tẽples, Images, Oratories, Chapels, Prieſts, and all men of religion.Keeping of holy dayes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Thou ſhalte obſerue with dewe reuerence feſtiuall and ſolemne holy dayes, faſting dayes, vygiles, and all maner of ceremonies inſtituted by the godly ordinaunce of man, in the honour of our Sauiour Chriſte and his Saintes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 To hurt a Prieſte let it be accompted an of|fence woorthie of death.Prieſts.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 That grounde wherein any that is ſlayne lieth buried,Ground to be left vntilled. leaue it vntilled for ſeuen yeares ſpace.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Repute euery graue holy,Graues. and adorne it with the ſigne of the croſſe, ſo as thou ſhalt be well ad|uiſed that in no wiſe with thy feete thou treade vpon it.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Burie the dead according to the quantitie of his ſubſtaunce.Buriall.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The body of a noble man & of him that hath well deſerued of the common wealth,Buriall of no|ble men. ſhal be bu|ried in ſolemne and pompouſe wiſe, but yet in mourning ſorte and dolorous manner.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 Let there be two knights or ſquiers to attend his bodie to the graue, the one being mounted vpõ a whyte horſe ſhal beare the coate armure of the dead, & the other in mourning apparell with his face couered ſhal ride vpõ a blacke horſe: who after the corps is brought to churche, turnyng his horſe from the Aulter, ſhall crie out how his maiſter is dead: & therwith the people making an EEBO page image 182 outcrie againſt him, he ſhall ſtraight wayes de|parte and get him with all ſpeede to the place frõ whence he came, the other going ſtraight to the aulter ſhall there offer vp to ye prieſt his coate ar|mure with his horſe, as a token to ſignifie ther|by that his maſter doth enioy euerlaſting lyfe, in the land of permanent light and ioyes eternall. But this cuſtome of buriall as that whiche was ſuppoſed not appertayning to the order of the Chriſtian religion, the age that followed dyd vtterly aboliſhe, appoynting to the Prieſtes in ſteede of the horſe and armure .v. pound ſterlyng in money for the offering.

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