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Context of A collection in English of the statutes now in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yeare of the reigne of King H. 3, vntill the end of the Parliament holden in the 7 yeare of the reign of our soueraigne lord King Iames, vnder titles placed by order of alphabet : wherin is performed (touching the Statuts wherewith Iustices of the Peace haue to deale) so much as was promised in the Booke of their Office lately published. For which purpose also the Statutes concerning those Iustices haue this marke [fingerpost] at the beginning and this marke [five point figure] at the end of them, noted in the margent ouer-against the same. Hereunto are added two Tables: The one at the beginning of the Booke, declaring vnder Titles, by order of Alphabet, the substance of such referments as stood at the end of each Title in the first Collection of Statutes, set forth by M. Iustice Rastall. And in this Table the Title of Iustices of the Peace is specially perused and amended, for the more easie finding of matters in this Booke, concerning their authoritie. In the other Table (being at the end of this Booke) are set downe by order of the Kings reignes, the seuerall times of their Parliaments, together with the sundry Chapters and intitulings of the particular Statutes in euery of the same
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