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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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For the importing of Madder pure and unmixed. This Act repealed, 15 Car.II.c. 16. 3. 14 Car. II. c. 30. 425.

Maiming of Cattle See Corn Bicks.

Malicious Maiming and Wunding

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To prevent malicious maiming and wounding. 22 & 23 Car.II.c. 1. 691
Sir T. Sandys, &c. not rendering themselves by a Day, to be perpetually banished. 1. Ib.
Adjournment of the Gaol Delivery for Middlesex. 2. 692
Sir T. Sandys, &c. not rendering, or returning and not rendering themselves, adjudged Felons. 3. Ib.
No Pardon for the said Sir Thomas Sandys, &c. but by Act of Parliament, and to be therein particularly named. 4. Ib.
Any of the Offenders (Exception) rendering themselves, and informing, and giving Security to give Evidence, pardoned. 5. Ib
Malicious maiming made Felony. 6. Ib.
Proviso for Blood, Dower, &c. Ib. Ib.
Session of Parliament not determined by the Royal Assent to this Act. 7. Ib.

Manufactures of Europe See Crade.

Marching the Subject out of the Kingdom See Militia, England.

Marriages, Confirmation of

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For Confirmation of Marriages. 12 Car.II.c. 33. exp. 296
Marriage since 1st May 1642 confirmed. 1. Ib.
Issues upon Bastardy or Lawfulness of the said Marriages to be tried by Jury. 2. Ib.

Master of the Rolls

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To empower Master of the Rolls for the Time being to make Leases for Years, &c. 12 Car.II. c. 36. 301
The Master of the Rolls enabled to grant Leases for 41 Years or lessThe Chapel and House of the Rolls, &c. excepted. Ib. Ib.
Proviso as to Provision for new building of Houses. This Act repealed, 17G. III. c. 59.1. 2. Ib. 302

May 29th

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For a perpetual Anniversary Thanksgiving on the 29th of May. 12 Car. II.c.14. 237
The 29th May to be annually celebrated. 1. Ib.
All Persons to resort to some Public Place of Thanksgiving on that Day. 2. Ib.
Ministers to give Notice of this Act the Lord's Day next before 29th May, and read this Act. 3. Ib.

Measures of Corn and Salt See Weights and Measures.

Mediterranean Sea See Customs, Rebenue of.


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Concerning Matters of Assurance used amongst Merchants. 14 Car. II. c. 23. 418
Lord Chancellor, &c. may, when requisite, issue out a standing Commission. 1. Ib
Commissioners' Power May summon Parties and Witnesses And punish such as refuse Obedience. Ib. Ib.
Commissioners to take Oath before Lord Mayor of London. Ib 419
Commissions may be issued out of Admiralty Court for Examination of Witnesses abroad. 2. Ib.
Commissioners may pass final Sentence against Body and Goods, Executors and Administrators, and assess Costs. Ib. Ib.
Power to Commissioners to swear Witnesses going abroad. 3. Ib.
Proceedings not to be against Body and Goods for the same Debt. 4. Ib.
Appeal to Chancery. Ib. Ib.

Merchants Ships See Ships.

Michaelmas Cerm

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For the Limitation, &c. of Michaelmas Term. 16 Car. I. c. 6. 102
In Michaelmas Terms shall be 6 Common Days of Return onlyThe Days of Return specifiedCertain Days of Return not to be calledWhen Michaelmas Term to beginFull Term of Saint Michael, when to commence. 1. Ib.
How Days shall be given in Writs in real Actions, other than Writs of Entry, of Right of Advowson, or of Dower. 2. Ib.
How Days, shall be given in Writs of Entry, of Right of Advowson, and of Dower. 3. Ib.
In Writs of Dower, after Issue joined, 15 Days between the Test and Return sufficient. 4. 103
Crastino Ascensionis Domini a good Return, although not 15 Days, &c. 5. Ib.
Writs in Personal Actions having Day from Tres Michaelis till Crastino Animarum, good, though not 15 Days, &c. 6. Ib.
Proviso for Writs returnable after Easte 1641. 7.exp. Ib.
Writs of Summons Ad warrantizandum upon common Recoveries, and Writs of Right of Advowson, abridged to Five Returns. 8. Ib.
Common Writs and Process to keep the aforesaid Returns. 9. Ib.
Special Days of Return of Writs, &c. may be appointed as have been used. 10. Ib.
Days in Assize of Darrein Presentment, and in Plea of Quare impedit by Stat. Marl. and in Attaint by Stat. 5 E. III. c. 6. and Stat. 23 H. VIII. c. 3. not contrary hereto. For the Abbreviation of Michaelmas Term, see 24 G. II. c. 48. 16 Car. I. c. 6. 11. 103

Militia, England

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For declaring the sole Right of the Militia to be in the King, and for ordering and disposing same. 13 Car. II. c. 6. exp. 308
Militia and Land Forces to be exercised as usual. 1. Ib.
Persons who have acted by Commission of Lieutenancy indemnified. 2. Ib.
Magistrates, &c. indemnified in respect of Proceedings against Offenders from 24th June 1660, to 20th July 1661. Ib. 309
Proviso for Counties, &c. overcharged. 3. Ib.
Proviso against compelling Subjects to go out of the Kingdom. 4. Ib.
Lieutenants, Deputy Lieutenants, Officers, &c. to take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy. 5. Ib.
For ordering the Forces in the several Counties of England. 14 Car. II. c. 3. 358
The King may issue Commissions of Lieutenancy. 1. Ib.
Power of Lieutenants to arm TroopsAnd to appoint and give Commissions to OfficersAnd to present Names of Deputy LieutenantsThe King may displace such Officers. Ib. Ib.
Lieutenants and Deputy Lieutenants may train, &c. Troops. See 15 Car. II. c. 4. 1. Ib. Ib.
Lieutenants, &c. may charge Persons with Horsemen, Foot Soldiers, &c.What Estate shall render Persons liable to be charged. See 15 Car. II. c. 4. 2. 2. Ib.
Persons chargeable to find a Horseman, &c. not chargeable for the same Estate for a Foot Soldier. 3. Ib.
Lieutenants, &c. may join Persons charge-able. Ib. Ib.
Persons not having 100 per Annum Real, or 1,200 of Personal Estate, not liableto find Horsemen. 4. 359
Lieutenants, &c. may hear Complaints. Ib. Ib.
Lieutenants, &c. may direct Persons charged to make Allowance to Troopers, &c. on Exercise. See 15 Car. II. c. 4. 2. 5. Ib.
Lieutenants may lay Rates for Ammunition How and by whom such Monies assessed and paid In case of Invasion, &c. such Persons to provide Soldiers with Pay in handProvision for Repayment thereof, &c.Proviso where Month's Pay advanced. See 1 G. I. Stat. 2. c. 14. 1, 2. 6. Ib.
Lieutenants may charge Carts, &c. for Carriage of Powder, &c. and make an Allowance May imprison Mutineers and may fine or imprison Soldiers not doing their Duty. 14 Car. II. c. 3. 7. 359
Persons charged by Lieutenants refusing to provide Horsemen, &c. or to pay, &c. Lieutenants may inflict a Penalty, and levy by Distress. 8. Ib.
Persons armed embezzling, &c. Horse, Arms, &c. Lieutenants may imprison. 9. Ib.
Persons not appearing to serve, Lieutenants, &c. may imprison or inflict a Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Persons. assessed not delivering in Horse, &c. Lieutenants, &c. may inflict a PenaltyTo be levied by Distress. Ib. 360.
Power to Lieutenants, &c. to examine upon Oath. 10. Ib.
Lieutenants to appoint Treasurers, Clerks, &c. who are to account every 6 MonthsAccounts to be certified to the Privy Council. 11. Ib.
Deputy Lieutenants to obey Lieutenants. 12. Ib.
Lieutenants or Deputy Lieutenants may by Warrant employ Persons to search and seize ArmsHours at which Search may be madeIf Search resisted, Force may be usedProviso for Peers. 13. Ib.
Arms seized may be restored. Ib. Ib.
Constables, &c. to be aiding Lieutenants, &c. in Execution of Act. 14. Ib.
Persons who have executed Commissions of Lieutenancy indemnified. Ib. Ib.
Lieutenants to send Notice of Charge to Persons charged in Counties, &c. where they do not reside, or their Tenants, &c.Tenants or Servants receiving such Notice to convey the same to Landlord, &c. and bring Answer to LieutenantsIf Landlords neglect to provide, Tenants to do soIf Tenants refuse, Lieutenants, &c. may levy Penalties. 15. Ib.
Tenants may deduct Rate paid by them, and charged on Landlord, out of RentTenants indemnified. 16. 361
Peers not to act as Lieutenants or Deputy Lieutenants without taking Oaths, &c. which Six Lords of the Council may administer. 17. Ib.
The like Proviso as to Persons under Degree of a Peer. 18. Ib.
Justice of Peace may administer such Oaths, and Lieutenants, &c. to Officers and Soldiers. The Oath in Section 17 of this Act, and Part of the Declaration in 14 Car. II. c. 4. 6. not henceforth to be required, 1 W. & M. c. 8. 11. Ib. Ib.
Trained Bands, &c. now raised to continue until 25th March 1663. 19. Ib.
Times for Training, Exercise, &c. 20. Ib.
Single Companies how long to be continued in Exercise. Ib. Ib.
Ammunition to be brought to Muster. Ib. Ib.
Arms Offensive and Defensive described. See I G. I. Stat. 2. c. 14. 3.9 G. I. c. 8. 7. 14 Car. II. c. 3. 20. 361
Proviso respecting Militia of the Island of Purbeck. 21. 362
In case of apparent Danger the King may raise the Sum of 70,000 in one Year, and so for 3 Years, to be levied by Lieutenants, &c. according to Stat. 13 Car. II. Stat. 2. c. 3. 22. Ib.
Constables, &c. to be reimbursed Monies paid by them for Arms, &c. by Persons refusing to pay Rate. 23. Ib.
Persons refusing to reimburse Constables, &c.Distress. Ib. Ib.
Persons charged not compellable to serve personally, but may find a SubstituteSubstitute required to servePersons serving to give in at the next Muster their Names and Places of Abode. 24. Ib.
Persons listed deserting, or being exchanged, or quitting Service without LeavePenalty 20Distress or Imprisonment. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Tinners of Devon and Cornwall. 25. Ib.
Power to Lieutenants to list and levy the Trained Bands for LondonAnd to impose Rate for Pay, &c. 26. 363
Officers or Soldiers of Trained Bands not compellable to appear at Muster, &c. out of their City or Town. 27. Ib.
Proviso for Agreements between Landlords and Tenants concerning Rates, &c. 28. Ib.
Proviso for Militia of Isle of Wight. 29. Ib.
Proviso for Tower Hamlets. 30. Ib.
Proviso as to marching the Subject out of the Kingdom. 31. Ib.
In what Manner Peers are to be chargedMonthly Taxes exceptedImprisonment of Peers exceptedPeers making DefaultDistress and Proceeding thereon. This Act expressed to be repealed, and other Regulations made, except as to London and the Tower Hamlets, 26 G. III. c. 107. 135. but that Act is wholly repealed by 42 G. III. c. 90.This Act recited and amended as to the London Militia, 34 G. III. c. 81. and also recited and not to be applied to the Tower Hamlets, as therein mentioned, 37 G. III. c. 25. 1. 32. Ib.
For the better ordering the Forces in the several Counties in England. 15 Car. II. c. 4. 443
Lieutenants and Deputy Lieutenants may train and exercise the Persons armed. 1. Ib.
Persons charged to pay 2s. 6d. per Day to TrooperPenalty 5s. 2. Ib.
1s. per Day to Foot SoldierPenalty 2s. Ib. Ib.
Penalties how to be levied. Ib. 444.
Proviso for Agreement. Ib. Ib.
Limitation for Demand of Penalties. Ib. Ib.
Persons charged refufing, &c. to provide Foot Soldiers and Arms, Lieutenants or Deputies may inflict a Penalty not exceeding 5. 15 Car. II. c. 4. 3. 444
Lieutenants or Deputies may appoint and require Constables, on a Penalty, to furnish Foot Arms and Wages, as may be charged, according to the Value of Estates and Property. 4. Ib.
Persons charged refusing, &c. to provide a Foot Soldier, or to pay AssessmentConstable may levy by DistressTenants to pay and deduct out of RentIn default, Tenant liable to Distress. 5. Ib.
Every Soldier listed to pay Sum herein mentioned to Muster Master, to be levied by Distress. 6. Ib.
Muster Master to be an Inhabitant of the County. Ib. Ib.
Musqueteers to bring to Muster certain Ammunition, at the Charge of Persons assessed; the like Provision as to HorsemenPenalty 5s. 7. Ib.
Lieutenants and Deputies to summon and continue trained Forces on Duty, as long as convenient, in lieu of the Days appointed by the Statute 14 Car. II. c. 3. 8. Ib.
May be so kept 14 Days. 9. Ib.
Proviso, exempting Commissioned Officers in Train Bands or Militia, from finding or contributing towards Horsemen or Foot Soldiers, &c. 10. 445
Constables to levy Arrears of AssessmentPenalty 40s.Distress. 11. Ib.
Soldiers raised under this Act to be subject to Exercise and Duty, and liable to Penalties as under Stat. 14 Car. II. c.3. 12. Ib.
Lieutenants and Deputies to dispose of the 4th Part of One Month's Assessment amongst inferior Officers. 13. Ib.
In Actions brought for executing Act General Issue may be pleadedDouble Costs. 14. Ib.
Such Actions to be brought in the proper CountyLimitation of Action. 15. Ib.
Clause of Indemnity in Stat. 13 Car. II. c. 6. construed to commence and take effect betwixt 2d February 1659, and 24 June 1660. 16. Ib.
Penalties to be recovered by Warrant under the Hands and Seals of Lieutenants and Deputy Lieutenants on Goods and Chattels. 17. Ib.
If not sufficient Goods and Chattels, Imprisonment under the like Warrant. Ib. Ib.
Indemnity to Persons who have dismantled Towns, &c. 18. Ib.
Value of Estates to be charged. 19. 446
Proviso for Stat. 13 Car. II. c. 6. as to Forces raised in Cities, &c. Ib. Ib.
Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports empowered to execute this and the former Act, and to keep up the usual Number of Soldiers in the said Ports, &c. 20. Ib.
Inhabitants of the said Ports, &c. how far not to be charged with Arms, &c. for their Estates in Counties adjacent. 15 Car. II. c. 4, 20. 446
Inhabitants and Revenues of Stamford Baron to be assessed and charged as formerly. See Note at the Bottom of 14 Car. II. c. 3. as applicable to this Act also. 21. Ib.

Ministers restored See The Church.


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To prevent the Inconvenience by melting Silver Coin of England. 14 Car. II. c. 31. 424
Melting the Current Silver Mon y of the RealmPenalty. Ib. Ib.
And if Offender be a Freeman of any Corporation, to be disfranchised. Ib. 425
And if not a Freeman, then Imprisonment for Six Months. Ib. Ib.

-, See Coinage.

Moss Troopers See Dorthern Counties and Borders.

Mutton, Importation of See Cattle.