Index: F

Pages 24-25

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

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Fee Farm Rents See The King.

Fines and Forfeitures

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For the better and more certain Recovery of Fines and Forfeitures due to His Majesty. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 22. 739
All Fines, Post-fines, Issues, and other Sums of Money forfeited in the King's Bench, Common Pleas, or Exchequer, to be certified Twice every Year into the Exchequer, from the beginning of Hilary Term to the beginning of Trinity Term, from the beginning of Trinity Term to the beginning of Hilary Term—Penalty £50. §1. Ib.
Proviso for the Course now used in certifying, &c. Issues from Common Pleas, &c. § 2. 740
All Fines, &c. before Judges of Assize, &c. from Michaelmas to Easter to be in like manner certified before Trinity Term, from Easter to Michaelmas before Hilary Term—Penalty £50. § 3. Ib.
Clerks of the Peace and Town Clerks to deliver to Sheriffs a Schedule of Fines, &c. and return a Duplicate of such Schedules yearly into the Exchequer—Penalty £50. § 4. Ib.
Officers not to withhold or conceal Fines, &c.; nor miscertify, &c. Fines, &c. into the Exchequer—Penalty. §5. Ib.
Upon all Certificates, &c. of Fines, &c. into the Exchequer, the Summons of Green Wax to go forth for the levying of the same. § 6. 741
Proviso for Rights and Liberties. § 7. Ib.
Proviso for the City of London. § 8. Ib.
Continuance of Act, Three Years, &c. This Act made perpetual, 4 & 5 W. & M.c.24. § 3. § 9. Ib.

Fish and Fisheries

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For the Regulation of Pilchard Fishing in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall. 14 Car. II. c. 28. 423
No Person from the 1st June to 30th Nov. to take Fish with Drift Nets, Trammels, &c.—(Exception)—Penalty and Imprisonment. § 1. Ib.
Persons not concerned in the Craft of Fishery not to make Pilchards, &c. in Casks, unless bought of those concerned in the Pilchard Craft, or with their Consent—Penalty. § 2. Ib.
Purloining, &c. Pilchards, &c. out of the Nets, &c.—Penalty. § 3. 424.
Suspicious Persons about Boats, &c. not departing on Warning—Penalty. § 4. Ib.
Regulation as to Importation of Fresh Herring, Fresh Cod, &c.—Penalty. Certain Fish taken by Foreigners not to be imported, 1 G. I. Stat. 2. c.18. § 1. 15 Car. II. c. 7. § 13. 451
For regulating the Herring and other Fisheries, and for Repeal of the Act concerning Madder. 15 Car. II. c.16. 498
Regulations concerning the packing of Herrings of English catching put to sale. §1. 499
Head Officers of Ports from which Ships proceed to fish, to appoint a competent Number of Packers. Ib. Ib.
The Duty of such Packers. Ib. Ib.
To take an Oath. Ib. Ib.
Such Head Officers not appointing and swearing Packers—Penalty £100. Ib. Ib.
No Ship to proceed on a Fishing Voyage to Iceland and Westmony until 10th March—Penalty. § 2. Ib.
Collecting any Tax in Newfoundland for Fish of English catching—Penalty. § 3. Ib.
Laying Nets to take the Spawn of Poor John, &c.—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Destroying Boats and other Utensils of Fishing left in Newfoundland, &c., or pulling down Houses of Fishers, &c.—Penalty. § 4. Ib.
Stat. 13 & 14 Car. II. c.30. repealed. § 5. Ib.
Importing Fish taken by Foreigners, to be seized and disposed of. This Act enforced, 1 G. I. Stat. 2. c. 18. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 2. § 2. 597
For Preservation of Fishing in the River Severn. This Act in Part repealed, 18 G. III. c. 33. § I. 30 Car. II. 892

-, See Cattle. Game.

Forces in the several Counties, Ordering See Militia.

Foreign Bone Lace See Lace.

Foreign Liquors See Excise.

Foreign Seminaries See Popish Becusants.


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For the Certainty of Forests, and of Limits and Bounds of Forests. 16 Car. I. c. 16. 119
What shall be the Metes and Bounds of Forests. § 1. Ib.
Presentments, &c. since 20 Jac. I. contrary hereunto shall be void. Ib. Ib.
No Place where no Justice Seat, Swainemote, Court of Attachment, &c. hath been within 60 Years before 1 Car. I. shall be accounted Forest. § 2. Ib.
For ascertaining of Metes, &c. Commissions under the Great Seal shall be issued. § 3. Ib.
Inquests on Oath of Witnesses. Ib. Ib.
Inquests to be returned into Chancery. Ib. Ib.
Commissioners may proceed without Officers. 16 Car. I. c. 16. § 3. 119
Forests shall not extend beyond the Metes, &c. so returned. § 4. Ib.
Places not having Metes, &c. declared free. Ib. 120
Grounds disafforested shall be excluded out of Returns of Metes, &c. § 5. Ib.
Tenants, Owners, &c. of Lands excluded shall enjoy their ancient Common, &c. § 6. Ib.

Frauds and Perjuries

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For Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries. 29 Car. II. c. 3. 839
Parol Leases and Interests of Freehold, &c. to have the Force of Estates at Will only. § 1. Ib.
Except Leases not exceeding Three Years, &c. § 2. 840
No Leases or Estates of Freehold or Copyhold, &c. to be granted or surrendered, but by Writing signed. § 3. Ib.
No Action against Executors, &c. upon a special Promise, or upon any Marriage Agreement or Contract for Sale of Lands, &c. unless Agreement, &c. be in Writing, and signed. § 4. Ib.
Devises of Lands to be in Writing, and signed and attested by Three or Four Witnesses. Explained, 25 G. II. c. 6. § 1.; and as to the Extension thereof to certain of the American Colonies, See § 10. of that Act. § 5. Ib.
How the same Devise to be revocable. § 6. Ib.
Declarations or Creations of Trusts of Lands to be in Writing and signed, or by Will in Writing. § 7. Ib.
Proviso for Trusts arising, transferred, or extinguished by Implication of Law. Explained, 4 & 5 Ann. c. 16. § 15. § 8. Ib.
Assignments of Trusts shall be in Writing signed, or by Will. § 9. Ib.
Lands, &c. of Cestuique Trusts liable to Judgments, &c.—and held free from the Incumbrances of the Persons seized in Trust. § 10. Ib.
Trusts shall be Assets by Descent. Ib. Ib.
But Heir shall not by reason thereof become chargeable of his own Estate. See 14 G. II. c. 20. § 9. 29 Car. II. c. 3. § 11. 841
Estates pur auter vie devisable, and to be Assets in the Hands of the Heir; and where no special Occupant, to go to Executors. § 12. Ib.
The Day of signing any Judgment to be entered on the Margin of the Roll without Fee. Extended to Courts of Great Session in Wales, and Courts of Session in the Counties Palatine, 8 G. I. c. 25. § 6. § 13. Ib.
And such Judgments, as against Purchasers, shall relate to such Time only. § 14. Ib.
Writs of Execution to bind the Property of Goods but from the Time of their Delivery to the Officer. § 15. Ib.
In what Cases only Contracts for Sales of Goods for £ 10 or more to be binding. § 16. Ib.
The Day of Enrolment of Recognizances to be set down; and Lands in the Hands of Purchasers bound from that Time only. § 17. Ib.
No Nuncupative Will good where Estate exceed £30. in Value, unless proved by Three Witnesses on Oath, and made in last Sickness of Testator, and where he had been resident 10 Days or more—Exception. § 18. Ib.
No Testimony to be received after 6 Months—Exception. Explained 4 & 5 Ann. c. 16. § 14. § 19. 842
Regulations as to Probates of Nuncupative Wills. § 20. Ib.
In what Cases only Wills of Personal Estate may be revoked or altered by Parol. § 21. Ib.
Proviso for Soldiers' and Mariners' Wills. § 22. Ib.
Proviso for Jurisdiction of Courts granting Probate. § 23. Ib.
Proviso for Right of Husbands as to making Distributions of the Personal Estates of their Wives. This Act made perpetual, 1 Jac. II. c. 17. § 5. § 24. Ib.

Fringe See Lace.